While learning facts about owls, students will explore an owl’s adaptations, consider how humans can mimic these adaptations to solve problems, discover how an owl’s offspring are similar and different to the parent, and identify how an owl helps offspring survive.
This unit is the perfect complement to your habitat study, while meeting the Next Generation Science Standards for 1st grade.
In this packet, you will find:
A non-fiction booklet with photographs of owls
Reading response pages:
Draw a picture of an owl’s habitat
Label the parts of an owl
Complete an “Owls Can/Have/Are” graphic organizer
Write about an owl’s adaptations
Brainstorm ways humans can mimic owls
Compare owls and their owlets
Sample answer keys
Links and QR Codes for age-appropriate videos and live web
Template for a 3-dimensional owl craft
Aligned to Common Core Standards – 1.RI.1, 1.RI.4, 1.RI.5
Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards – 1-LS1-1, 1-LS1-2, 1-LS3-1