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Beaver Day 2: Beaver Homes

Beaver Day 2: Beaver Homes

Beaver Homes Today we learned about where Beavers live and how they make their homes.  We learned with literature, crafts, writing, and math. Read: A Beka Book Enjoying God’s World pg. 52-54 Watch: Wild Kratts Build it Beaver Discuss: They live in lakes, ponds, and rivers. They are great swimmers and very helpful animals for us. They build dams that make the soil around the dam good for growing plant. Beavers use their teeth to...

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Beaver Day 1: Beaver Bodies

Beaver Day 1: Beaver Bodies

Beaver Bodies Today we are learning about a beaver’s body and all the special abilities they have to help them survive where they do.  We had fun today with an experiment, craft, snack, and writing. Read: A Beka Book Enjoying God’s World pg. 47-51 Watch: Beavers Discuss: God created the beaver to have a very special body. Beavers have strong and sharp teeth for cutting down trees and eating. Beavers also have specially made...

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Beaver Unit Study

Beaver Unit Study

In this short unit study we learned about beavers.  J loves animals and Beavers was coming up in his science book so we decided to make a unit of it. I did this unit with my 2nd graders but could be adapted to use for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Beaver Unit Study Day 1: Beaver Bodies Day 2: Beaver Homes Beaver Book List Beaver at Long Pond William T. George & Lindsay Barrett George Beavers by Deborah Hodge A Beka Book Enjoying...

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Dinosaurs Day 16: Tyrannosaurus Rex

Dinosaurs Day 16: Tyrannosaurus Rex

Tyrannosaurus Rex Today we focused on one of the more popular Cretaceous carnivores, Tryrannosaurus Rex.  We had a few writing and math paper along with a wooden dino model. Read: A T. Rex Named Sue by Natalie Lunis page 10 in Dinosaurs: Diggin’ Discovery (A+ Let’s Grow Smart!). Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to see you to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur...

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Dinosaurs Day 15: Cretaceous Carnivores

Dinosaurs Day 15: Cretaceous Carnivores

Cretaceous Carnivore Dinosaurs For today we learned more about 10 carnivore dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period. Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to see you to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur classification chart that we made earlier. Dinosaur Flashcards: Albertosaurus- read The Albertosaurus Mystery by T.V. Padma Baryonyx- readpage 7 in Dinosaurs: Diggin’...

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Dinosaurs Day 14: Cretaceous Omnivores

Dinosaurs Day 14: Cretaceous Omnivores

Cretaceous Omnivore Dinosaurs For today we learned more about 4 omnivores from the Cretaceous Period.  They include Gallimimus, Ingenia, Ornithomimus, and Therizinosaurus. Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to see you to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur classification chart that we made earlier. Dinosaur Flashcards: Gallimimus- read page 15 in Dinosaurs: Diggin’...

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Dinosaurs Day 13: Triceratops

Dinosaurs Day 13: Triceratops

Triceratops Today we focused on one of the more popular Cretaceous herbivores, Triceratops.  We had a few writing and math paper along with a wooden dino model. Read: Triceratops by Leigh Rockwood page 12 in Dinosaurs: Diggin’ Discovery (A+ Let’s Grow Smart!). Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to see you to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur classification...

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Dinosaurs Day 12: Cretaceous Herbivore

Dinosaurs Day 12: Cretaceous Herbivore

Cretaceous Herbivore Dinosaurs For today we learned more about 12 of the herbivore dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period. Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to see you to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur classification chart that we made earlier. Dinosaur Flashcards: Ankylosaurus- read I Am an Ankylosaurus by Karen Wallace and read-pages page 6 in Dinosaurs:...

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Dinosaurs Day 11: Jurassic Carnivores

Dinosaurs Day 11: Jurassic Carnivores

Jurassic Carnivore Dinosaurs Today we are looking more closely at a 7 of the carnivore dinosaurs from the Jurassic Period.  We learned more about Allosauru, Archaeopteryx, Ceratosaurus, Compsognathus, Dilophosaurus, Megalosaurus, and Yangchuanosaurus. Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to learn how to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur classification chart that we...

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Dinosaurs Day 10: Jurassic Herbivores

Dinosaurs Day 10: Jurassic Herbivores

Jurassic Herbivore Dinosaurs For today we are looking more closely at a 7 of the herbivore dinosaurs from the Jurassic Period.  We learned more about Apatosaurus, Brahiosaurus, Diplodocus, Kentrosaurus, Stegosaurus, Toujiangosaurus, and Zigongosaurus. Discuss: As you learn each dinosaur on this day look up the Dino Dictionary to learn how to correctly pronounce their names, and find each dinosaur on the dinosaur classification chart that we...

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