The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest

The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
The Great Kapok Tree - Interdependence in the Rain Forest
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This is a comprehensive lesson plan to teach interdependence among organisms in the rainforest. It utilizes Lynne Cherry's picture book The Great Kapok Tree as a read aloud, and includes all materials for the lesson and assessments. There is a writing and reading component built-in, and the entire lesson, including assessments, differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all of your learners.

Included in the pack:
• Detailed lesson plan
• 2 vocabulary cards to include in students’ interactive notebooks (interdependence & deforestation)
• Kapok Tree Facts sheet
• Anchor chart topper to brainstorm ways we depend on our environment to survive
• Materials for a fun, kinesthetic lesson on interdependence in the rain forest using characters from The Great Kapok Tree
• Anchor chart topper to brainstorm the effects of chopping down the Kapok tree
• Cause/Effect activity sheet for charting the effects of chopping down the Kapok tree
• TWO differentiated assessments (instructions, materials, and grading rubrics included)
o A letter from the perspective of a rain forest animal
o An illustration and paragraph on the effects of introducing a highway into a forest environment

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26 pages
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