This “Adopt a Desert Critter” unit is a great way to incorporate so many life science standards. It is filled with information, printables, visuals, and activities on desert life! Here’s what’s inside!
-Poster and printable list of living things found in the desert
-Desert Life mini-book
-Printables/maps for discussing deserts of the world and where they are found
-Informational printables, 2 flapbooks, and a Venn for analyzing desert life
-Informational printable and activity about desert rainfall
-Informational printables on plant and animal adaptations with activities
-Various bubble maps and a blank bubble map for listing facts about desert life
-Word Search and answer key
-Images of various desert life
-Headers or vocabulary cards for displaying or sorting images – use the attractive desert life images to make bulletin board displays, create a giant Venn diagram, sort desert life into groups or categories, create visual food chains, etc.
-All the materials necessary to complete a “Desert Critter” project– directions, form, model plans, many choices of creative writing paper.