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Animals
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Animals

The world is full of many types of animals. Animals share several common needs, but they also have diverse habits and characteristics. The unit Animals helps students discover what makes animals similar and what makes them different. Topics include habitat, diet, body parts, movement, special abilities, and more.

FOCUS Books

Supporting Materials

Show Me Only
Activities
Additional Reading
Comprehension Support
Vocabulary

Science Videos

A Day in the Life of a Sea Otter
Adventures of the Atlantic Spotted Dolphin
Monkeys Can Share, Too
The Harbor Seal in Seaside Homebody
The Killer Whale in Three of a Kind
The Manatee in Destination: Warm Waters
Wandering Seals
Weird Animals: Blackspotter Puffer Fish
Weird Animals: Giant Moray Eel
Weird Animals: Manta Ray
Weird Animals: Painted Flutemouth Fish
Weird Animals: Sea Cucumber

Drama Activity

Animal Movement

Career Files

Veterinarian; Wildlife Photographer; Zookeeper

Concept Books

All Animals Concept Books

Fiction Books

The Iwanna Bird
low
The Iwanna Bird
mid
The Iwanna Bird
high

Retelling Rubrics

Nonfiction Retelling Rubric
Fiction Retelling Rubric

Science Diagrams

Examples of Skeletons
Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Life Cycle of a Frog

Anticipation Set

Vocabulary Cards

Word Work

Fill in the Blank; Unscramble; Word Sort

Book Assembly


Single-Sided Concept


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Double-Sided Concept


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