Activity 3 My Savanna Plant Template Book

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Activity 3 My Savanna Plant Template Book

Activity 3 My Savanna Plant Template Book

My Savanna Plant Book on

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Written by _________________________________

 Hello fellow students.  My name is __________________________ and I’m a ___ grade student at ____________________.  We are learning about savannas and I’d like to share with you about what savannas are, how important they are, and a plant of particular interest to me, _____________.

About me…

But before I start my book, I’d like to share with you about some of my favorite things.
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Okay, now I’m ready to write about what savannas are and facts about one of my favorite plants, ___________________________.

First, savannas are found in a wide band on either side of the equator on the edges of tropical forests and desert biomes.  Savannas are typically characterized as rolling grasslands scattered with shrubs and isolated trees.  Additional characteristics are:    
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Second, we are very fortunate to literally have savannas as part of our community.  They serve many important purposes, such as:  
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 Third, there is a particular plant of interest to me, namely the ___________________.  I chose this plant because
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In the following paragraphs, I will briefly discuss the following:  common name, scientific name, physical characteristics, needs, range, if the plant is native or non-native, habitat, adaptations, population, status, animals that eat the plant, and whether aborigines used the plant. 

I hope you enjoy the book!

Names

The ________________ has two names.  The common name is _______________________, and the scientific name is
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.  In science, the scientific name is the genus and species of the plant or animal. 

Physical characteristics…my plant looks like…

My plant
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Needs…

In order to grow, it needs
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My plant is also very important to the ecosystem because it provides ____________ to other animals, such as
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Range…where it’s found…

The range
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Native or non-native…to belong or not to belong 

My plant is
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Habitat…where plant lives…

The habitat is
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Adaptations…special features…

>After researching the __________________, I’ve discovered that
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Population

The population of the
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Status

The status of the
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 Who/what eats me?     

> Animals that eat me are
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Aborigines…

> I was curious to investigate whether the aborigines used the __________________________

for any purposes.  What I discovered was
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References

          (books, articles, web-sites, etc.)

www.blueplanet.org/savannas.htm

Thank you for reading my book.  I hope you enjoyed it and learned a lot about the __________

____________________.  Please feel free to comment about my book and also, test your knowledge by answering the following questions below.  I look forward to hearing from you. 

Comments for me: 
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Questions for you:  (See if you can answer these…)

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