These fun, guided activities will teach your students how to make and name animals in Switch Zoo, and write stories, poems and field trips about them.
Interdisciplinary Lesson Plans
by Mary Paley, Kamila Smith, Kara Ford, and Neil Shapiro,
Philip Livingston Magnet Academy in Albany, New York
The result of a collaboration between four middle school teachers, these lesson plans are designed to be used either for an interdisciplinary activity, or for separate science, creative writing or persuasive writing projects.
To read work written by seventh grade students using the interdisciplinary lesson plans, visit Seven Poems and a Story.
|Grades 3 - 6|
|Medieval Art Mixed Breed Animals Lesson Plan
by Linda Woods, St. John's Lower School in Houston, Texas
To see drawings created by fifth grade students using the lesson plan, visit the slideshow Mixed Breed Animals.
"Science: Students will describe structures and attributes of living things, processes of life, and interaction of living things with each other and the environment."
In The Zoo? - Grade: K Language Arts - Written Communication
by Cheri Hawkins, Susie Dasher Elementary, Dublin City/ GeorgiaStandards.org
"In this lesson, students will explore zoo animals as well as work on sequencing skills and vocabulary building."