What Is a Bird?
In this activity, students will read a short passage about birds, then use that knowledge to differentiate between other animal species.
By completing this lesson, your students will be able to:
- Obtain and evaluate information from a nonfiction text about birds.
- List the common characteristics of birds.
- Use their knowledge to differentiate birds from other animals such as mammals, fish and reptiles.
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 to learn the characteristics of birds. Then, they perform a quick matching activity to test their reading comprehension skills. For fun, they can complete a maze and then answer some simple questions.
This lesson has been correlated to the following Arizona Department of Education academic standards:
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