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Rain Forest ABC, Starry Safari, I See a Kookaburra, I Wanna Iguana, Jungle Drums

Kids Wings
Grade Levels
K - 3rd
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75 pages
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Five rain forest and jungle picture books will explore nature in your classroom. They include:

Rain Forest ABC,
Starry Safari,
I See a Kookaburra,
I Wanna Iguana,
Jungle Drums

Rain Forest ABC by Amanda Doering

The rain forest is the setting for this beautiful alphabet book for all ages. Springboard into ecology and animal habitats.

Activities in the Kids Wings 16-page unit for Rain Forest ABC come to you in both PowerPoint and PDF formats. The activities include:

* Special Features of a Nonfiction Book

* Guess and Check

* Readers Theater for 4 Voices

* A Crossword Puzzle

* Camouflage: Multiple Choice

* Alliteration

* My Favorite Thing

* Guess and Check Number Match

* Describing Parts of the Rain Forest in ABC Acrostic

* Describing OTHER Parts of the Rain Forest

* Animal Families

* Comparing Books

* Springboard Discussion Cards

* The Important Book about The Rain Forest

* A Letter to the Author

* Answer Pages


Starry Safari by Linda Ashman

Hop in your Jeep! Beep! Beep! Beep! We're going on a Starry Safari! A rhino will chase you! An alligator will try to eat you! A lion will crash through your tent! It will be scary, but you are brave!

Written in wonderful rhyme, this bedtime safari will make you cheer! You'll even want to read along with the onomatopoeia!

The 16-page Kids Wings literature guide for Starry Safari comes to you in both PowerPoint and PDF formats for ease in projection and printing. The activities include:

* Readers' Theater Script

* Crossword Puzzle

* Multiple Choice Comprehension

* Story Summary

* Courage or Foolishness

* Comparing Animal Books

* Onomatopoeia

* 2 Easy Logic Puzzles

* Alligator Research

* Writing

* Answer Page


I See a Kookaburra by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

Do you live under water or in a nest? Can you spin a web? NO? Well, why not?

Animals have special body parts that help them live happy, healthy lives in their own neighborhoods. These neighborhoods are called habitats.

Now you can read about different habitats that are homes to different kinds of animals!

Activities in the 17-page Kids Wings unit for I See a Kookaburra include:

* Organization of a Nonfiction Book

* Animals Around My House

* Alphabet Animals Art

* Crossword Puzzle

* Your Own Zoo

* A Readers Theater Script

* Comparison of Dragonfly and Walking Stick

* Habitat Activities

* Math

* Multiple Choice Comprehension

* Map Activities

* Answer Page


I Wanna Iguana by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page

Have you ever wanted something REALLY, REALLY bad but your mom just wouldn't say yes? Alex did. He really, really wanted an iguana! He had lots of good reasons for getting one, too! Instead of begging and pleading, Alex did what smart kids do...he wrote letters telling WHY he wanted an iguana! Unfortunately, Mom wrote back with reasons why he shouldn't have one! Will Alex win the struggle?

What a great book for encouraging paired writing! Written as a series of letters between Alex and his mom, this book is the perfect springboard into persuasive writing.

The Kids Wings 10-pages of activities in I Wanna Iguana include:

Nonfiction Readers Theater Script: What is an Iguana?

* Crossword Puzzle

* Persuasive Writing

* How to Argue

* Song: Write a Letter

* Math

* Logic Puzzle

* Multiple Choice Comprehension

* Writing / Editing Lesson
* Answer Page


Jungle Drums by Graeme Base

Why do the jungle animals tease Ngiri Mdogo, a little warthog?

Why are all of the jungle animals are jealous of the Other Animals that live across the River?

What will happen when the wise old wildebeest gives Nigri a set of magic bongo drums that will grant any wish? But what should Nigri wish for?

When Nigri wishes and the animals' stripes, plumes, and spots all get mixed up, chaos breaks out in the jungle! You will love this story that shows how one little jungle animal can live with HONOR even when others are cruel to him.

Watch for the old wildebeest who is hidden inside every picture, watching over the little warthog!

The Kids Wings 16-page literature guide for Jungle Drums includes:

* Readers Theater Script

* Crossword Puzzle

* Character Development

* Story Mapping

* Animal Characteristics

* Multiple Choice Comprehension

* Creative Names

* Logic Puzzle

* Answer Page

Total Pages
75 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 months
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