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All About Those Batty Bats Powerpoint


Bats are amazing little creatures that are very helpful to people! Bats are mammals just like us! But the one thing that makes bats special from all other mammals is that they can fly!

This 26 slide Batty for Bats PowerPoint presentation has colorful graphics to help students visualize and connect with the content. It's geared for 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd-grade students.
Students will learn all about these batty mammals with information about:
✔A bat's diet
✔Body parts of a bat
✔Echolocation ability of a bat
✔Bat nesting habits and hibernation
✔Ways bats help people
✔Vocabulary slides
✔5 Question Quiz
✔Answer Key
✔For Elementary Grades - First grade, Second grade, Third grade
✔Common Core Aligned

⭐Be sure to check out the PREVIEW for more information.

Your students will love this Batty for Bats slideshow Presentation!

Want activities and printables to follow along with this presentation? Check out My Batty for Bats Activity Packs with many interactive activities for students including:
✔3 character bat stories
✔4 high-interest informational articles about bats
✔An Uninvited Guest - a batty story featuring Xavier & Andrea
✔Vocabulary Posters
✔Vocabulary Flip Flaps
✔Author’s Purpose
✔Batty for Bats Organizer
✔A Mini Accordion Bat Book
✔Compare/contrast bats and you
✔Color the True Facts Bats
✔Writing Prompts

There are many ways to use the Batty for Bats Activity Pack in the classroom depending on your students and the time allotted for this unit.

There are 4 main activities:
Introduce the unit with the 3 fun and factual character bats: Buddy Boo, Berry Boo, and Bitty Boo. Have students write three facts they learned about their favorite bat on writing paper choices that match the bats. These look great as a display on a bulletin board.

Next, read the “An Uninvited Guest” story and answer the questions to pique their interest and build background knowledge. These are perfect for guided reading groups with two sets of skill-based questions. This is also a great discussion starter for real-life situations involving bats.

Introduce the 6 vocabulary words with the real-life photo posters included. You could post these posters around the classroom and have students travel around to match up and define the words in their flip flaps or use as a center activity. In addition, the vocabulary flip flaps are a great hands-on activity that works well in their interactive notebooks.

Next, have students read the 4 informational articles and complete the Batty for Bats Organizer (2-sided). These are great for centers or group work.

The final project is a Batty for Bats Accordion Book. There are three options to do this depending on age and time limits. They will color, cut, and build the book. Once completed it can be used as a stand-alone mini booklet or be glued inside their notebooks.

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