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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 8: Jungles. As described by the producers, “using state-of-the-art tracking shots and stunning aerials, Planet Earth moves along the dark forest floor, up through the layers of vegetation and across the canopy” (Planet Earth, 2007). This 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: