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Animal Adaptions Bundle with Articles, Activities, PowerPoint, and Task Cards


In this BUNDLE you'll find 15 passages, vocabulary posters, a slideshow presentation, organizers, comprehension and connection activities, writing activities, case studies on camels, dolphins, giraffes, gorillas, and so much more! Your students will love learning all about animal adaptations with this complete unit!

This Bundled Unit includes:

⭐100 Page Activity Pack with Printables (PDF)

⭐75 Slide PowerPoint Presentation

⭐Animal Adaptations Task Cards

⭐Animal Vocabulary Posters & related activities

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Animal Adaptations is a nonfiction resource pack specifically geared for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students. This activity pack focuses on Animal Adaptations through the use of high-interest informational articles in a kid-friendly language in two formats: as a PowerPoint Slideshow Presentation and in a Printable Activity Pack loaded engaging articles, activities, organizers, and comprehension questions. This Complete Bundle has more than 190 pages in all!

The main skills and concepts of this unit focus on:

✔Animal Adaptations

✔Physical Adaptations

✔Behavioral Adaptations





✔Learned Behaviors

✔Endangered and Extinction

✔With Case Studies on Camels, Giraffes, and Dolphins

PLUS newly updated with two character studies where students will meet two famous and influential animal researchers:

✔Jane Goodall

✔Dian Fossey

This complete unit comes with many engaging student activities:

✔Graphic Organizers for each case study animal: camels, giraffes, and dolphins.

✔Animal Adaptations Task Cards

✔Constructive Response Questions follow each informational article

✔Who Migrates the Farthest? Chart-Building

✔Instincts vs. Learned Behavior Activity

✔Concept and Vocabulary Flap books for students to use in their science interactive notebooks or binders.

✔Compare and Contrast Activities with the Venn diagrams.

✔Animals that Hibernate Activity

✔Hibernate or Migrate Station or Game Activity

✔A Day in Your Life! Writing Activity

✔What I Want to Learn: Focus on Learned Behaviors

✔End of Unit Project: My New Animal with Adaptations!

Be sure to check out the PREVIEW for more information

Using my Five Step Method below makes learning about animal adaptations meaningful and fun for students.

Part 1: Hook’em with “Fast Facts True or False” Anticipatory Guide. Students predict at the beginning of the unit the answers to guided questions and then check-n-correct their answers after learning the information and/or end of the unit.

Part 2: Read-n-Visualize with high-interest informational articles all about animal adaptations with real-life photographs written in kid-friendly language. These black and white masters of the articles are perfect to use as unit mini-lessons, study guides, or even as notes for their binders or interactive notebooks.

Part 3: Focus on Skills: to reinforce and enhance student learning with a variety of skill-based activities such as:

Fact vs. Opinion


Making Connections






Using evidence & supporting details

Create a Chart based on information

Part 4: Realistic Posters with real-life photographs to use on the document camera or great for bulletin boards to introduce this topic. Afterward, you can either laminate these for another year or bind them together as a book for your classroom library. 

Part 5: Show What You Know! Student questions, writing prompts, activities, projects, and reflection to evaluate learning. Reflections are perfect for student portfolios and Parent Teacher Conferences.

This Animal Adaptations Slideshow includes:

✔75 slide PowerPoint all about Animal Adaptations---with colorful clip art and real-life photos.

✔It includes 75 slides to teach the key concepts related to animal adaptations with a close-up look at giraffes, camels, dolphins, and gorillas.

✔It also has comprehension and connection questions to check for understanding and vocabulary slides to highlight keywords.

✔For Upper Elementary Grades - Third grade, Fourth grade, Fifth grade

✔Common Core Aligned

Be sure to check out the PREVIEW for more information

This is a Digital Download. No Physical Product will be shipped. 



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    • For personal use, classroom use, and non-commercial use only. It is unlawful to distribute any part of this file for any reason (whether they are free or for purchase).
  • Clipart, graphics, photographs, found inside this product are copyrighted. They may not be extracted from this file without written permission from the original artist(s).
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