STEM: Building Traps for Peter Rabbit CCSS
This is a great hands on unit for K-2 students that is aligned with ELA & Math CCSS, and Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering & Design. Students will read the story Peter Rabbit, and be challenged to use specific materials to build a trap to catch Peter Rabbit. There is also a Life Science Extension activity where students can grow new carrots in cups of water, and document the growth over time.

***Please note that additional materials are needed for this activity***
String, white glue, straws, popsicle sticks, scissors, masking tape or duct tape.

This packet includes:
Cover Page
Introduction and Objective Page
3 pages of ELA, Math and Next Generation Science Standards for K-2
Lesson Procedure
Peter Rabbit poster
Peter Rabbit Differentiated Self Assessment
Peter Rabbit Differentiated Math Extension
Peter Rabbit Trap Designs
Peter Rabbit Trap Explanations
Peter Rabbit Growing Carrots Life Science Directions
Peter Rabbit Growing Carrots Display Poster and Labels
Peter Rabbit Growing Carrots Time Log and Extension
Peter Rabbit Position Cards
Trapping Little Peter Rabbit Banner for classroom display
Peter Rabbit Black and White Cut Outs

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Created: Feb 25, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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