Grade 6 | EDUCATION

Animal Science

John Hallenbeck
  • Reading Level 3 - 4.5
  • Grades / Interest Level 6 - 12
  • Pages 120
  • Format 8.5" x 11" (spiral-bound)
  • Product Code 20539 ( MR #064360 )

Price $32.00

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These topics depict a representative view of life on earth. Mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, insects, and some of their predecessors are all introduced. The intent of this book is to provide students with the opportunity to draw conclusions regarding the similarity between people and all other life. Feeding habits, raising of young, habitats, and the emotions of wild things are some of the concepts that will help to provide students with a better understanding of the creatures that share this planet with people.
 
Lessons include Does a Frog Go South?; Edible Bugs; The Invisible Bear; Up Where They Belong; The Lone Ranger; Night Train; You Turkey!; Things with Wings that Sting; A Whale of a Tale; Crime Fighting Spiders; Ocean Hunters; Mobile Homes; Fish 'Til You Drop; Moose on the Loose; Monkey Business; He Thinks I'm His Mama; Her Nose Knows; Bye Bye Birdie; Camel Birds; Oh Deer!; Snake in the Grass; Armed and Dangerous; The River Horse; The Mayor; Can You Carry a Tuna?; more.
 
Each science short story is accompanied by four activities: Vocab Corner (use of vocabulary words in a puzzle, riddle, or poem); Just for Fun (word puzzle); In Your Words (crossword puzzle or word blocks) or Crack the Code (an ABC picture code or a hidden message); and A Science Stretch (an activity requiring students to go beyond the given information.
The large spiral-bound format allows for easy photocopying, and a complete Answer Key follows the Teaching Suggestions at the front of the book.
 
Includes a comprehensive Glossary, where students can locate not only the definition of scientific terms but the number of the lesson in which they appear. There is also a comprehensive bibliography at the end of the book.

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