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Hi, I’m a wagtail

Our friends at Mongabay India have created this fantastic video, all about a little bird called the grey wagtail.  In winter this migratory bird flies from the upper Himalayas to warmer areas, like Valparai in south India. That’s a big journey! Click below to learn more…

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‘I am’ poems

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Purpose: To understand ‘I am’ Poems and how to construct them. Materials: Recycled paper, pencil, colored pencils, crayons, marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, and water cups. Procedure: (Discuss ‘I am’ Poems) • Discuss the structure of ‘I am’…

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Haiku poems

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Flamingo Haiku – Student sample Haiku poems Purpose:  To understand haikus and how to construct them. Materials:  Recycled paper, pencil, colored pencils, crayons, marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, and water cups. Common Core Standards: English Language Arts…

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Ecosystem Metaphors

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Purpose:  To understand metaphors and how to construct them. Materials:  Recycled paper, pencil, colored pencils, crayons, marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, and water cups. Common Core Standards: English Language Arts Standards Reading: Language: Craft and Structure: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4…

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Water cycle: take action!

Students can create a PowerPoint presentation and share their Take Action statements with other 3rd – 5th grade classrooms. They can even challenge classes to come up with their own Take Action commitments. In addition, students will pledge to conserve water every day. They will…

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Water cycle play

Note: This is Activity 4 of the water cycle lesson for grades 3–5. Purpose: To provide students with an opportunity to work together collaboratively on a common goal: writing, creating, designing, and performing their own water cycle play. Materials: Recycled sustainable paper, poster board, paint, construction paper,…

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