Understanding the world teaching resources: Animals

Resources and ideas for understanding the world, animals, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

ALL ABOUT SPRING

ALL ABOUT SPRING

This is a PowerPoint all about spring. It's in two parts: the first part is fifteen pages and includes new plant life, young animals and insects that appear in spring, and a section on animals in hibernation. The second part is seven pages all about why we have seasons and includes moving images of the earth rotating the sun and where the sun shines on the earth during each season.

By Teachersgem

Dinosaur fact cards

Dinosaur fact cards

Designed as non-fiction fact cards for Literacy activities, but could be used to research similarities and differences in dinosaurs or also as Top Trump cards. Contains information on how many legs the dinosaur walked on, which period of the Mesozoic era and approx how many million years ago they lived, diet, habitat, length, height, weight and what the name means.

By choralsongster

Classifying Animals!

Classifying Animals!

This detailed and engaging lesson enables students to gain an understanding of what animal classes are, and which animals belong to the different categories. Furthermore, they learn to categorise animals themselves, using scientific knowledge of the features of each animal class. Students justify their choices using critical thinking skills.Students learn through a number of fun and interactive tasks, which enable them to:- Define each animal class and understand its features;- Exemplify each animal class, justifying their choices;- Use research and investigative skills to categorise animals for whom the class is not immediately obvious;- Evaluate the learning and understanding of themselves and their peers.The resources include:-Visually engaging and comprehensive whole-lesson presentation;-Resources for the card-sorting activity;-A categorising and justifying worksheet (and answer sheet for teacher);-An investigation log;-Step-by-step lesson plan.All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.

By TandLGuru

Classifying Animals Lesson, Resources, and Pointless Game!

Classifying Animals Lesson, Resources, and Pointless Game!

This bundle contains the 'Classifying Animals' lesson, and also the fun and interactive Animal Classes Pointless Game!The detailed and engaging lesson enables students to gain an understanding of what animal classes are, and which animals belong to the different categories. Furthermore, they learn to categorise animals themselves, using scientific knowledge of the features of each animal class. Students justify their choices using critical thinking skills.Students learn through a number of fun and interactive tasks, which enable them to:- Define each animal class and understand its features;- Exemplify each animal class, justifying their choices;- Use research and investigative skills to categorise animals for whom the class is not immediately obvious;- Evaluate the learning and understanding of themselves and their peers.The resources include:-Visually engaging and comprehensive whole-lesson presentation;-Resources for the card-sorting activity;-A categorising and justifying worksheet (and answer sheet for teacher);-An investigation log;-Step-by-step lesson plan.To help their investigation write-ups, I've also thrown in the literacy writing mat for free!All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final page of the slide.

By TandLGuru

Animal Classes - Pointless Game!

Animal Classes - Pointless Game!

Based on the popular game show 'Pointless', this resource is perfect for use as a whole lesson resource, enrichment option, or revision tool. Editable, so that you can change to any other topic or change questions. (I've also added a blank template so that you can make your own games from scratch). Containing almost 30 slides of sound clips, engaging visuals, and suitably challenging questions, this resource is effective at both promoting engagement and enhancing learning.There are several full rounds of questions to build or revisit knowledge of different animal classes and types - an important KS1 Science topic within the National Curriculum.Round 1. ReptilesRound 2. Animal ClassesRound 3. Anagrams RoundRound 4. BirdsThe nature of this game ensures that the resource can challenge students of all levels.

By TandLGuru

BUTTERFLY LIFE CYCLE TEACHING RESOURCES SCIENCE INSECTS MINIBEAST CATERPILLAR

BUTTERFLY LIFE CYCLE TEACHING RESOURCES SCIENCE INSECTS MINIBEAST CATERPILLAR

Resources included are as follows:Information55 PDF files for you to print. Information posters/ fact cards, 40 butterfly/moth/caterpillar species flashcards, key word cards, photo pack, lifecycle photo and information pack, lifecycle poster in colour, question cards, quiz, word search, learning objective tracker.Literacy and other activitiesColouring pages, writing frames and pages, acrostic poem to complete, can / have / are worksheet, finger puppets, high frequency word cards, poem to read and act out, counting rhyme to act out, hand puppets, face masks, jigsaws, book marks, writing booklets, mind map etc.Science Label the insect parts worksheet, label the lifecycle, draw the stages of lifecycle, colouring page of lifecycle, body parts poster, key words bingo game, cut and stick activity, draw a habitat, writing booklet.Maths activitiesCounting, number chart 1-100, table top number line, several symmetry activity sheets.Display Large images of each stage of life cycle to use for display board (approx. A4 each), large arrows to display lifecycle with photos, Long banner to head display, large lettering, display borders, backing paper to print if needed, binder cover and drawer labels, resources sack tag.

By hayleyhill

Dinosaurs mesozoic era

Dinosaurs mesozoic era

A PowerPoint written for Reception to cover the Mesozoic era - triassic, jurassic and cretaceous periods. Looking at basic evolution of animals and the changes in the landscape.

By choralsongster

Fur, feathers and scales - pet skin sorting

Fur, feathers and scales - pet skin sorting

Pet cards and skin texture boards. Children to sort the cards onto the correct board, depending on which skin type they have. Can provoke discussion around why animals have certain skins (temperature regulation, protection, sensory needs). Could also introduce camouflage.

By choralsongster

Rabbits powerpoint book

Rabbits powerpoint book

Non-fiction book on (pet) rabbits. Designed either to be viewed on the interactive whiteboard or printed and made into a book for shared reading sessions. Could be used as a topic introduction or independent reading.

By choralsongster

Beast of Bodmin and Fidget Spinners Double Pack with Starters

Beast of Bodmin and Fidget Spinners Double Pack with Starters

Beast of Bodmin and Fidget Spinners Double Pack with StartersTwo engaging top selling lessons + a starter pack with word games!Fantastic value!Click on the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

ZOO ROLE PLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 ANIMALS SCIENCE EXPRESSIVE PLAY

ZOO ROLE PLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-KS2 ANIMALS SCIENCE EXPRESSIVE PLAY

Resources included are as follows:90 PDF files for you to print. ROLE PLAY RESOURCESAnimal information pack / posters. Photo pack of animals, zoo photo pack, animal names flashcards, animal types posters, habitat posters, animal flashcards, animal silhouettes.Colour and black and white face masks, animal hand puppets, hand puppet template, money to use for zoo entrance, entrance tickets, zoo sign , welcome to the zoo sign, locations around the zoo signs, open and closed signs, please pay here sign, opening times signs, please call again sign, price list to complete, feeding times sign, tickets for sale sign, staff role play badges, zoo keeper of the day posterDISPLAY RESOURCESLong banner to head display, large lettering, buntings for decoration, animal footprints to make a trail, several animal poems to read, display borders patterned and plain, backing paper to print if needed, resources sack tag, learning objective tracker. ACTIVITIESColouring pages, animal diary to write, design a new animal, themed writing pages, story board to write, mind map, writing booklet cover for project work, sentence summary worksheet, word search, draw favourite animal, counting and matching cards, cut and stick activities, can/have/are writing pages for each animal, bookmarks to make, alphabet flashcards, alphabet mats, bingo game, acrostic poem to complete, colour flashcards, shapes posters, reward charts, addition game, subtraction game, complete the drawing with missing part, activity booklet, make a mobile, number square, noun / verb/ adjectives posters, words beginning with…worksheets, word search, size order cards, play doh mat, quiz, wanted poster for animals, letter to write, facts cards to write, summary worksheet, invitation to make, days of the week posters, draw animal in natural habitat, draw animal food, hfw cards, make a moving giraffe, matching the animal to their name worksheet, table top number line, animal poster, day at the zoo writing task.

By hayleyhill

Spanish Flash Cards "Los animales", Animals and their classifications. 90.

Spanish Flash Cards "Los animales", Animals and their classifications. 90.

Product Description90 Animal cards in 32 pages.4 cards per page. Also, classification cards for children to divide the animals into the right groups.Suitable for vocabulary consolidation related to the theme "Los animales " and also for bilingual education when teaching science in Spanish. Suitable for younger and older children as you can choose how many cards to use for your group from the available selection.

By FelippaF

Insect Art Resources

Insect Art Resources

Five insect art resources.A photobank of 77 slides of high resolution butterfly photographs.Butterflies for Drawing and Painting Two pages of coluorful butterfly images.Butterfly Art - complete the missing half of the butterflies.Insects Art - complete the missing half of the detailed insect drawings. Two pages.Butterfly Resource Sheets - two pages of black and white images.

By TheArtyTeacher

Animal alphabet game

Animal alphabet game

Game board (to be enlarged to A3) and animal picture and word cards. To be cut and laminated. Children can match the picture/word card to the board in alphabet order. Note that 'X&' is fox (the x is underlined to help) Hope this resource is useful; please rate it if so xx

By choralsongster

Bald Eagles PowerPoint

Bald Eagles PowerPoint

Bald Eagles - Fun Facts About Eagles PowerPoint. Learn about bald eagles! This American Bald Eagle PowerPoint has interesting and fun facts about the life of an eagle. Students will learn about two subspecies of bald eagles, and engaging facts about eagle characteristics, abilities, and behavior. They will discover eagle habitat, eagle adaptations, and how they raise their young. Informational text can be used to introduce or supplement a forest theme unit or a unit about the zoo, eagles, or American symbols and animals. Engage students and grab their attention, or build background knowledge for reading books with eagles. Includes links to websites about eagle sounds, short videos all about eagles, and the DC Eagle Cam.

By Happyedugator

Single Digit Addition - Animal Themed Worksheets - Horizontal

Single Digit Addition - Animal Themed Worksheets - Horizontal

Single Digit Addition (15 pages) animal themed worksheets. They are great for a quick assessment, extra practice, math sprints, or homework.This is a pack of 15 Single Digit Addition Worksheets. Every page has a different animal clipart.Each page has 20 problems written horizontally. Some have inconsistent sums and others have consistent sums but the addends change. Check out some other single digit addition and subtraction worksheets.Single Digit Ocean Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Space Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Pirate Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Dinosaur Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Halloween Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Thanksgiving/Fall Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Christmas Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Valentine's Day Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Easter Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Worksheets with No ThemeAll my math worksheets can be found on this Pinterest Board.For further assistance, please write me at r_nyg@yahoo.comThey were created by Ryan Nygren.Credits for Clip Art and Cover clipart.Cover photo by FlashBuddy with a Public Domain license at Pixabay @ https://pixabay.com/en/bald-eagle-soaring-bird-raptor-521492/Clipart creditsAll of the clipart used in these worksheets are under a public domain license. They were all found on three separate websites that provide clipart for free and for commercial use. The three websites are,PixabayWP ClipartPublic Domain Clipart

By RyanNygrenRKN

Single Digit Addition - Animal Themed Worksheets - Vertical

Single Digit Addition - Animal Themed Worksheets - Vertical

Single Digit Addition (15 pages) animal themed worksheets. They are great for a quick assessment, extra practice, math sprints, or homework.This is a pack of 15 Single Digit Addition Worksheets. Every page has a different animal clipart.Each page has 20 problems written vertically. Some have inconsistent sums and others have consistent sums but the addends change. Check out some other single digit addition and subtraction worksheets.Single Digit Ocean Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Space Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Dinosaur Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Halloween Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Christmas Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Valentine's Day Themed WorksheetsSingle Digit Worksheets with No ThemeAll my math worksheets can be found on this Pinterest Board.For further assistance, please write me at r_nyg@yahoo.comThey were created by Ryan Nygren.Credits for Clip Art and Cover clipart.The cover photo by OpenClipart-Vectors is under the Public Domain and the link is https://pixabay.com/en/animals-anthropomorphized-animals-2023323/All of the clipart used in these worksheets are under a public domain license. They were all found on three separate websites that provide clipart for free and for commercial use. The three websites are,PixabayWP ClipartPublic Domain Clipart

By RyanNygrenRKN

Biology P4C Bundle

Biology P4C Bundle

A selection of P4C resources relevant to Biology teachers:-The Philosophical Debate Generator-'Caring for the Environment' [P4C Session]-Silent debate activityBonus resources:-Biology Easter Quiz-KS4 DIRT Worksheets

By godwin86

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Science wordsearches 18

Science wordsearches 18

Check out these science word-search for Key Stage 1. STEM vocabulary for younger primary school students. Provided as jpegs for easy printing and insertion into your own documents.

By StartEducation

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Science wordsearches 1

Science wordsearches 1

Check out these science word-search for Key Stage 1. STEM vocabulary for younger primary school students. Provided as a jpegs for easy printing and insertion into your own documents.

By StartEducation

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Science Wordsearch. Animals

Science Wordsearch. Animals

Check out this science word-search for Key Stage 1. STEM vocabulary for younger primary school students. Provided as a jpeg for easy printing and insertion into your own documents. The focus is "Animals".

By StartEducation

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Science wordsearches 24

Science wordsearches 24

Check out these science word-search for Key Stage 1. STEM vocabulary for younger primary school students. Provided as jpegs for easy printing and insertion into your own documents.

By StartEducation

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Science wordsearches 12

Science wordsearches 12

Check out these science word-search for Key Stage 1. STEM vocabulary for younger primary school students. Provided as jpegs for easy printing and insertion into your own documents.

By StartEducation

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Science wordsearches 21

Science wordsearches 21

Check out these science word-search for Key Stage 1. STEM vocabulary for younger primary school students. Provided as jpegs for easy printing and insertion into your own documents.

By StartEducation

Art Cover Sub Lessons

Art Cover Sub Lessons

9 Art Cover Lessons (Sub Lessons) that will really keep your students busy. These worksheets include drawing eyes, features of the face, sweets, natural forms and mark making so it will be easy to find something that is appropriate for your class.

By TheArtyTeacher

Birds

Birds

This song celebrates birds and acknowledges how their presence enhances our gardens. The song provides some descriptions of bird behaviour. The lyrics also describe the free nature of wild birds. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com

By MelodyTreeHouse

What Could It Be? (4 Songs)

What Could It Be? (4 Songs)

Something ́s Crawling in the Flowers (Ladybird – Crawling)Something ́s Moving in the Tree Stump (Field Mouse - Nibbling)Something ́s Rustling in the Bushes (Rabbit – Peeking)Something ́s Splashing in the Pond (Frog – Hopping)These 4 songs were designed as examples to show how this rhyme and tune can be used as a fun game to teach about different habitats in the garden and describe some animals that may be found in those environments. Once the rhyme and tune have been learnt the lyrics can be changed to fit many environments and animals. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com

By MelodyTreeHouse