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FRANCINE THE BURROWING FROG OF THE HOT DESERT - ANIMAL ODDITY PART 1

FRANCINE THE BURROWING FROG OF THE HOT DESERT - ANIMAL ODDITY PART 1

Students are usually interested in the unusual, the different or the odd. Here's an example of 3 -probably 4 - animals of the desert who in terms of their basic biology don't seem to be suited to the hot desert environment. This first unit about a burrowing frog shows how this variety of frog - a water-loving animal can sustain itself in basically a water-deficient environment. This can be used as a standalone unit in Primary or lower Secondary classes. For some Primary students the vocabulary and concepts may be a little difficult. If that's the case you can just screen the material and discuss Francine's story. At a more detailed level this unit is about adaptation and species sustainability. You may wish to include it in your destination studies; arid lands studies or location studies or you may just be looking for something ready made for your students. The debate at the end is designed to check student level of understanding. The attachments are included so that you can provide copies - either in black and white or colour. Find out how Francine copes in two environments - the underground micro-environment and the above ground macro-environment. This is part 1 of the series on animal oddities.
KPolkinghorne
Porter P. Bear: The Earth Detective Activity Book - For Ages: 7 – 10 Years

Porter P. Bear: The Earth Detective Activity Book - For Ages: 7 – 10 Years

Porter P. Bear: The Earth Detective Activity Book (BLM) aims to encourage students to develop environmental awareness through the adventure of Porter P. Bear as he investigates the cause of melting icecaps in his Arctic home. This BLM activity book is designed to be used with the library resource book, Porter P. Bear The Earth Detective. Activites are HSIE/Society and Environment and Science based and are outcome linked. This is a Photocopy Master ebook (27 pages) and activity pages may be photocopied for use in the classroom. Our ebooks are in pdf format. Edubooks is an imprint of Ready-Ed Publications. Author: Lauren Princi
edubooks
Geography Display Board Posters

Geography Display Board Posters

Geography Topic Theme Posters - Great for use on display boards in classrooms and around the school - Eye catching and professional designs Topics Include: + Global Locations + Mapping Skills + Weather & Climate + Industry & Transport
kstrick92
Summer Photos + Creative Writing Visual Story Prompts + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For The Classroom

Summer Photos + Creative Writing Visual Story Prompts + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For The Classroom

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different locations being shown in each of the photos. I have combined a summer photos presentation, with a set of creative writing prompts and 31 fun teaching activities linked to these photo flashcards to try in the classroom. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching set of story prompts. The students could also take five of the laminated photos and create them into a story . The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty
Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Notes/Drawings

Weathering, Erosion and Deposition Notes/Drawings

This lesson is designed to help engage and facilitate learning about weathering, erosion, and deposition process for students. It includes linked videos, handouts, and creative ways to assess students’ learning (blank comic strip templates).There is also Frayer model vocabulary model sheets available to help students understand and remember key vocabulary. Also includes works cited page for research. This lesson is student-centered meaning: --it allows you to become a facilitator --happier teachers --happier students --happier administrators
learningisawesomewithmrsalinas
Porter P. Bear: The Earth Detective Resource - For Ages: 7 – 10 Years

Porter P. Bear: The Earth Detective Resource - For Ages: 7 – 10 Years

Follow Porter P. Bear on the adventure of a lifetime as he investigates the cause of melting icecaps in his Arctic home. Join the polar bear detective and his friends Harry the Butcher and Professor P. Looshun as they solve the mystery of global warming and find answers to their questions about: Energy: Fossil fuels: Pollution: and The Ozone Layer. Porter P. Bear The Earth Detective Resource can be used as a library resource book or with the associated BLM activity book. This is a Photocopy Master ebook (48 pages) and activity pages may be photocopied for use in the classroom. Our ebooks are in pdf format. Edubooks is an imprint of Ready-Ed Publications. Author: Lauren Princi
edubooks
Winter Assembly or Class Play for Key Stage I

Winter Assembly or Class Play for Key Stage I

Winter Assembly for Key Stage One Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration: Around 10 - 15 minutes. This length can be extended by the addition of suggested poems. Brrrr! .... surely there's a bit more to be said about winter than this?! Well, if left to our cast it would just be the sound of snoring - any excuse to follow the lead of that hibernating hedgehog. Fortunately, you can always rely on a bit of Disney to revive flagging spirits - plus some snowball fights and a few words from our rockin robin! This is one of a set of plays on The Seasons - all available as separate purchases. Sample Text (Enter group of children all dressed in winter clothes) Child 23 – 27: (Together) We’re all warm! Narrator: And how is that? Child 23: I have a warm woolly hat! Child 24: I have a warm woolly scarf! Child 25: I have warm woolly gloves! Child 26: I have warm woolly socks and welly boots! Child 27: And we all have Child 23 – 27: Warm woolly coats to keep us warm! (Exit group of children) Narrator: Hmm! Warm and woolly seems to work! Music 5 Rockin Robin – Michael Jackson (Enter Robin/Child 28 dancing to song that is sung by rest of the cast) Narrator: (Applauding) Well, that was very upbeat! (To robin) You don’t seem to have any problems with the cold weather! Robin: Well, it’s not always easy, you know! And I am always grateful to those kind people that leave me food out in their gardens! Narrator: Well, you are our favourite national bird Robin: And those Christmas cards just wouldn’t be the same without me, right? Narrator: Right! (Exit Robin) (Sound of loud snoring, from the cast) Narrator: Hey! What’s going on? Music 6 All I have to do is dream – Everly Brothers (Optional excerpt – first couple of bars) (Enter very sleepy hedgehog/Child 29) Hedgehog: (Rubbing eyes) Oh! Where’s my bed? I must have sleepwalked off, by mistake!
suesplays
Anticyclones and Depressions EAL/low ability lesson

Anticyclones and Depressions EAL/low ability lesson

First slide designed as an 'all in one' lesson sheet to let students of varying ability work at their own pace. Ideal for classes with challenging/varied support needs. Includes several simple/EAL activities, e.g. cloze, match up and diagram labels all one sheet. Glossary words and connectives supports for differentiation. Homework activity, stretch activity and reward activity all included on second and third slides.
WolseyAcademy
Deforestation Poem Medium Term plans

Deforestation Poem Medium Term plans

These smart boards are lessons based on poetry linked to deforestation. The lessons focus are to look at : features of a poem performing a poem reading comprehension plan a poem Write a poem Smartboards are a complete lessons - 5 lessons
sparkle1978