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A fun and engaging writing activity to use as a stand-alone, to include in your poetry unit, or to include in an integrated ELA and Science unit!
Students review haiku formatting, read five original haiku poems about zoo animals, then write their own haiku about their favorite zoo animal. Perfect to integrate after a field trip to the zoo, mini-research projects, or a virtual field trip!
THIS 66-PAGE RESOURCE INCLUDES:
-Task sheet with specific instructions and prompts
-Student choice, allowing students to choose the animal that most interests them
-Students are given the option to draw or illustrate the animal about which they are writing
-Grading Rubric can double as a task checklist for students
-Each animal is labeled, removing the guesswork for unfamiliar animals and helping students learn to spell unfamiliar words
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