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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
Black History Month Reading Comprehensions

Black History Month Reading Comprehensions

A bundle of reading comprehensions related to famous people that links to any work around Black History Month, focussing on significant figures and their lives whilst also developing comprehension abilities.
krisgreg30
Migrant Crisis - Interview with a Migrant about his Journey from Eritrea

Migrant Crisis - Interview with a Migrant about his Journey from Eritrea

Suitable for KS2/3/4 Interview with a Migrant from Eritrea about his journey, lasts for seven minutes and provides a first hand account of the journey undertaken by tens of thousands before they are rescued. I have decided to make a charge to download the video with all monies to be given back to the charities that choose to save lives at sea. Please do not share for free, but encourage others to download as well - Thank You
TheAccidentalRescuer
Bino and Fino - On to Timbuktu!

Bino and Fino - On to Timbuktu!

Perfect for Black History month! The educational cartoon show from Nigeria that is teaching children around the world about Africa and diversity. Bino and Fino is a cartoon show that is positive, educational and perfect for children of the African Diaspora. The episode On to Timbuktu is available at the following link: http://bit.ly/BinoandFino_Timbuktu The activity pack helps children to analyse the episode closely before tasking them with creating their personal mini manuscript to treasure forever.
BinoandFino
African Themed Assembly Bundle

African Themed Assembly Bundle

Light-hearted KS2 Assembly script and accompanying Smart Notebook. Includes Africa facts, facts about Animals, and even a poem to perform at the end!
sthomas78
Nelson Mandela Reading Comprehension

Nelson Mandela Reading Comprehension

A fact file about Nelson Mandela that is also a reading comprehension. This includes three differentiated worksheets with 16 questions each and answers included to test children's comprehension knowledge as well as learning about Nelson Mandela at the same time.
krisgreg30