ICE AGE ANIMALS: INFORMATIONAL REPORT

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ANIMAL REPORT: ICE AGE ANIMALS: INFORMATIVE WRITING

Have your students write informational reports on 12 Ice Age animals! These flipbooks scaffold the structural components of an Informational Report at each stage of the writing process. This resource can be used as a stand-alone flipbook or in an interactive notebook.

What’s Included:
✓ EDITABLE Flipbook templates (2-7) in blackline to print.
✓ Self-editing checklist
✓ Peer-editing checklist
✓ Teacher Marking Rubric x 4 formats
✓ Writing sheets x 4 styles

PARTS OF THE FLIPBOOK

COVER : 12 cover options (not editable) featuring Ice Age animals. Students can pick the cover depending on what Ice Age animal is under study. One blank cover included so students can illustrate.

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The following Ice Age animals are featured:
Bison, Camel, Cave Bear, Dire Wolf, Giant Beaver, Giant Sloth, Glyptodont, Mammoth, Merriam's Teratorn, Sabre /Saber Tooth Tiger, Woolly/Wooly Mammoth, Woolly/Wooly Rhino.


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EDITABLE TEMPLATES (2 – 7)
The seven sections of the flipbook below are EDITABLE. Simply, type inside text to edit content and save as a PDF file.

INTRODUCTION:
weight, length, family, and group of Ice Age animal. Students may also write a brief description.

HABITAT x 2 : location in the world. A world map is included to mark the location.

DIET : food the Ice Age animal ate to survive. There is place for illustration.

LIFE CYCLE: the breeding seasons and habits.

BEHAVIOR: the physical and behavioral adaptations that enabled the Ice Age animal to survive in its environment.

INTERESTING FACTS: any other interesting facts that would sum up the informational report.

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Separate sheets featuring Australian/U.K. Spellings in Rubrics and Checklists.

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How to assemble:
You can choose either of the three options.

→ Print out the templates in blackline. Cut around each template and assemble from smallest template to largest template. Have students color in cover page. Staple at top tab for flipbook or glue descending order in notebook.

→ Print out the templates on cardstock (different colors). Cut around each template and assemble. Attach at top.

** Have students refer to books, websites, and videos on the specific Ice Age animal to record information.
*** Information on many Ice Age animals may be found here: http://a-z-animals.com/animals/

Suggested use:
Have students collect information in their flipbook on the Ice Age animal under study. This could also serve as their draft where they could use the self-editing and peer-editing checklists to edit. Finally have students publish on given writing sheets or type out content from draft observing corrections. The sections pertaining to habitat, diet, life-cycle, and behavior can make-up the Body of the Report and 1-2 interesting facts to conclude the Information Report.

These Ice Age Animal flipbooks are sure to make an interesting bulletin board display. Wish you and your students a successful academic year.

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See other resources on animals here:
ANIMAL RESEARCH MEGA BUNDLE
DESERT ANIMALS
ANIMAL REPORT FLIPBOOK
REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS INFORMATIONAL REPORT
FROG LIFE CYCLE
BUTTERFLY LIFE CYCLE
OPINION/NARRATIVE/BIOGRAPHY COMMON CORE WRITING BUNDLE
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