Jane Goodall is a world-renowned primatologist and conservationist. In July of 2015, she celebrated her 55 years of pioneering research with wild chimpanzees along with the Wildlifedirect CEO at the Gombe National Park. With this 14-page reading, vocabulary and writing packet on the life and work of Jane Goodall, the child will learn more about the journey she took to discover an entirely new world in the continent of Africa.
1. Page 2-4 A written article with highlighted words for vocabulary work.
2. Page 4 - There are some of Jane Goodall's quotes.
3. Page 5 to 6 - ten questions work on these skills:
Inference, Cause and Effect, Critical thinking, recall details,
Observation and creative thinking.
4. Page 6 is a worksheet on ten vocabulary - synonyms to work on.
5. Page 7 is reflective thinking and note taking-Cumulative Writing Task.
6. Page 8 is a summary writing on Jane Goodall.
7. Page 9 is a 15 Word Search on Spelling.
8. Page 10 is a fun activity where the child figures out the Facts for Chimpanzees and the facts for Mystery Animal X. They guess what Animal X is after the activity. There are 20 facts altogether to sort.
9. Page 11 is a Creative Writing Activity. Draw and write about your favorite animal with instructions.
10. Page 12-13 is a Project: Make your own Travel Brochure to the Gombe Stream National Park. There are pictures with captions.
9. Page 14 is the Answer Sheet
Examples: Question on critical thinking:
Why was Jane suited for the job to work among the chimps?
How would losing the forests affect wildlife?
This packet is perfect for students who need to work on reading strategies and different thinking skills to answer comprehension questions.
Common Core Standard ELA-Literacy.RI.4.5