Many claim to have caught a dinosaur, but can YOU?
"Can you catch a dinosaur
and prove they're still around?
Use your brain and set your traps
to get that dino found!"
How to Catch a Dinosaur by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton takes you on a quite an adventure! Let's catch a dinosaur to win the science fair! The special STEAM challenge will engage your students in the engineering process, encouraging them to think outside of the box, while the ELA activities help students dig in and analyze the text! Not to mention, there's a super cute How-To Craft!
This unit includes:
• Literacy Activities
Story Map, Character Traits, Brainstorming, Authors Purpose/Message Journal pages, How-To Writing page and craft
• STEAM Challenge
Challenge Poster, Challenge Rules, Lesson Planning Page, Teacher Directions, Guiding Discussion Questions, Printable, Recording Sheet (recommended for K-2), STEM Journal (3rd-5th and beyond)
STEAM Challenge: Build a trap to catch a Dinosaur.
Students of all ages will truly enjoy diving into this silly story as well as engaging in the engineering design process.
• I strongly encourage you to review the free preview before purchasing to ensure your own satisfaction. There are screen shots of virtually all activities so that you know what you are purchasing.
• The ELA activities are geared towards K-2.
• The STEM project can be used in K-3 although you may want to find ways to supplement it with the upper grades.