Lesson Plan: Bears
Subject: Science/Social Studies
Description: The students will study about the North American bears – grizzly, black, and polar. The emphasis will be on facts regarding these selected bears, using comparison and contrast strategies. They will learn to distinguish between fiction and nonfiction as various pieces of literature will also be used to help enhance the unit.
The lesson plan contains: Description, Curriculum Benchmarks, Suggested Books/Videos, Teacher Preparation, Activities/Procedures, Poems, Comparing Real Bears Chart, Bears Research Report Rubric, Grizzly Bear Fact Sheet, Black Bear/Grizzly Bear Paw Prints, Teddy Bear Cookies, Black Bear Fact Sheet, Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter, Polar Bear Fact Sheet.