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Planet Earth: Watch & Write correlates to BBC’s Planet Earth series (a DVD collection that can be found in many school or local libraries or purchased for your personal classroom collection - see below for details).
This particular set of questions correlates to episode 4: Caves. As described by the producers, this episode explores “deep in an undiscovered world, including both poisonous and flooded caves [where] we find astonishing crystals; cave angelfish; the five million bats of Deer Cave in Borneo; and troglobites.” (Planet Earth, 2007) In this 3-page packet of 20 fill-in-the-blank and 3 critical thinking questions, students are challenged to note fascinating details and demonstrate their understanding of big picture ideas that are conveyed through this rich exploration of our planet and its many wonders. ANSWER KEY INCLUDED!
The rest of the Planet Earth: Watch & Write series can be accessed by clicking on the links below:
These products can be used as go-to lessons for substitutes, introductions to geography units, or as occasional alternatives to your instructional routine (e.g. at the end of the school year, on a day with unplanned interruptions that alter your regular schedule, etc.).
NOTE: The Planet Earth DVD series is NOT INCLUDED in this purchase. However, as stated above, it can often be found at your school library, checked out of your local library, or purchased online for your personal classroom collection. To purchase or find out more about the Planet Earth 5 disc, 11 episode series, click on the link below: