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Grade 1

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LANGUAGE ARTS

Animal Book Review

  • Have your students read a book featuring an animal and have them review it! Our Recommended Reading webpage has a wide array of great books that feature animals in a realistic way. Send your students’ reviews to us and they may be featured on our website.

SCIENCE

Wild or Domestic

  • These lesson activities focus on the classification and needs of pets, farm animals and wild animals.

Worms Wiggle While They Work

  • A friendly introduction to some creatures that may seem unappealing at first glance; students will learn the value of worms to the environment.

HEALTH

Animal Art

  • Through the activity “Ani-motion” students are encouraged to express their emotions or feelings about animals, animal issues and the human-animal bond through the creation of art.

MUSIC

Animal Music

  • Through discussion of sound, dynamics, and movement students will listen to “The Carnival of Animals” by Camille Saint-Saens and explore the representation of animals with musical instruments.

ART

Animal Art

  • In these activities students will experiment with geometric shapes to represent animals, and express interactions and relationships with animals through art.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Animal Yoga

  • A fun way to integrate physical fitness into the day; students will increase flexibility while discussing and learning about animals.

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