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  • Follow the simple pattern to make an iguana for use with a unit on reptiles, rain forest animals, or the letter I.
  • Six labeled cards with color photos of various rain forest insects.
  • A rebus story followed by comprehension questions. Good for primary or early readers.
  • Practice writing by copying these sentences about the rain forest.
  • Use this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to the Rain Forest (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Activity: A Trip to the Rain Forest (elem/upper elem)'. Write a booklet report about a real or imaginary trip to the rain forest. These pages include directions for writing specific information about your trip, including animals, people, and sights, and daily journal pages. Prompts develop narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing skills.
  • A reading comprehension with multiple choice and short answer essay questions, and a crossword puzzle to help students know more about the many medicinal plants of the rain forest.
  • Comprehension questions and writing prompts to review Helen Cowcher's story of a rain forest from the animals' point of view. Common Core: ELA - RL5.6, RL4.6
  • Use this 'Crossword: Afternoon on the Amazon' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Crossword: Afternoon on the Amazon'. Featuring vocabulary from Mary Pope Osborne's 6th Magic Tree House book (this crossword can be used without the book). Comprehension questions for this book are available on our member site.
  • This Number & Operations in Base Ten - Rainforest Theme (grade 3) Math Mats is perfect to practice number and operation skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Number & Operations in Base Ten - Rainforest Theme (grade 3) Math Mats. Five colorful math mats and cards for practice in rounding numbers to the nearest ten and hundred; adding and subtracting within one thousand; and multiplying by tens. Printable manipulatives are included or you can use erasers or counters. CC: Math: 3.NBT.1-3
  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about the rain forest.
  • Six labeled cards with color photos of various rain forest animals: an insect, a reptile, an amphibian, a mammal, a bird, and a fish. More pictures in this set are available on our member site.
  • Color this drawing of a rain forest and its animals.
  • "I see an ant." Color illustrations of animals native to the rain forest habitat.
  • Read a fictional story about a walk in the rain forest, and then write an imaginative journal entry.
  • This Rain Forest (elem/upper elem) Graphs is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Rain Forest (elem/upper elem) Graphs. Practice reading graphs and interpreting data with this rainforest-themed set. Four pages.
  • Great ideas for creative ways to augment your rain forest lessons and stimulate student interest!
  • From "boa" to "tree frog". These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice. Small signs with name of animal and a cute picture. Use for flashcards or games.
  • From anaconda to viper, these strips (with vibrant color pictures) feature straightforward facts about many rain forest animals.
  • A very easy reading comprehension about jaguars.
  • Factual reading comprehension about this interesting rain forest mammal.
  • Pictures with words make these six cards useful for a variety of activities: flashcards, picture prompts, etc. Print two sets for a memory game.
  • "I see an ant." Line drawings of animals native to the rain forest habitat.
  • Practice writing by copying these sentences about the rain forest.
  • A 1 page realistic fiction story about a girl dreaming of the Amazon Rainforest. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A short factual reading comprehension about this rain forest dweller.
  • Use this 'Book: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (primary/elem)'. Imagine yourself in the Truffula forest... Wonder what the Once-ler thinks of all his money... Finish verses with your own Seussian nonsense names... Enjoy the Lorax word find. You'll find these activities and more in this accompaniment to Dr. Seuss's cautionary classic, "The Lorax"!
  • Define and review the concept of a biome.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: The Toucan (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: The Toucan (elementary)'. This one-page reading comprehension follows a standardized testing format. Toucan facts and great testing practice!