In this activity, students will read a short passage about riparian habitats before making a poem focused on their importance.
By completing this lesson, your students will be able to:
- Obtain and evaluate information from a nonfiction text about riparian areas.
- Explain the importance of riparian areas to wildlife.
- Write a poem about the importance of riparian areas.
More About this Lesson Plan
Wild Kids is a collection of simple activities that can be used to introduce students to different wildlife and life science concepts. Each activity includes a two page printable student worksheet and a page of teacher instructions. They have been aligned to the Arizona academic science standards and can be used to promote three dimensional teaching.
In this activity, students will read a short passage about riparian habitats. Then, they will brainstorm words related to water before making a poem focused on the importance of riparian areas. Finally, they will illustrate their poem.
This lesson has been correlated to the following Arizona Department of Education academic standards:
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