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Materials Needed (different for each activity)::

Graphic Organizers: KWL Chart (PDF) and Venn Diagram (PDF)

Computer: activities can be modified from one computer to a whole computer lab.

Optional: Power Point, LCD Projector, Overhead Projector, Poster board

Transparency Paper: print out selected web pages and make transparency copies to post on the overhead, if you don't have access to a computer.

As you plan your lessons, you may wish to print out any reading assignment pages and staple them into a book for individual students. If you have several computers in your classroom, assign computer time to small groups of same-reading-level students.

Grade Specific Lessons

4–5 | 6–9 | K–2: Rainforest Caterpillars by Michael Fritzen | 2–6: Carnivores of Argentina's Pampas by Alexa Manning (PDF) | 3–8: Taking an Animal Census by Belinda Jones | 4–8: Riparian Zones by Tonya and Richard Mandl | 6–12: Observing Animal Activity by Glen Martinez (PDF)

Post the Build Your Own Caterpillar and Food Web activities on your class home page for parents to play with their children for reinforcement. Go Now.
Some of the resources on this page are in PDF format. To download them, you will need Adobe Adobe Acrobat Reader Software.