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  • A list of typical zoo animals (camel, lion, etc.), with b/w pictures, for students to check off as they see them.
  • From "alligator" to "zoo train." These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
  • Use this 'Rebus: Zoo (b/w)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Rebus: Zoo (b/w)'. The color version of this rebus is available on our member site.
  • Use this 'Spelling: Zoo Animals (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Spelling: Zoo Animals (primary)'. Learn vocabulary with this fun zoo animal-themed set: a word search, word scramble, sentence writing, and more. From "alligator" to "zebra".
  • Una actividad de vocabulario fácil para nivel primario sobre el zoo. An easy poem for primary level about the zoo.
  • This Zoo Graphic B&W clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Zoo Graphic B&W clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • This Zoo Graphic Color 1 clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Zoo Graphic Color 1 clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • This Zoo Graphic Color 2 clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Zoo Graphic Color 2 clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • Pictures of an animal (monkey, bears, elephants, snails, koalas, tigers, turtles...) on each number.
  • Photograph with questions to prompt speech and fluency.
  • A colorful and informative PowerPoint with audio. This presentation if full of facts about the zoo. Suitable for all ages. Contains 47 colorful slides.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a powerful, single-paged sales or informational flyer is a fast and affordable way to get information out to the public. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the zoo business. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Use this 'Short Story: Zoo Experiment Experience (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Short Story: Zoo Experiment Experience (middle/high)'. Fictional short story about a student science engineering project carried out at a zoo exhibit. Help students value planning and consider potential outcomes and consequences. Middle/High school level.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding animal behavior at the zoo. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
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  • Wide-lined writing paper with the title "The Zoo" at the top and a cute illustration of children at the zoo in the lower-right corner.
  • "I like the zoo." Young readers can read about the zoo with this five-page easy reader booklet.
  • "I like the zoo." A big picture to color over a very short reading comprehension about the zoo.
  • From "bear" to "zoo". Vocabulary list and word search. Primary.
  • From "banana" to "zoo".
  • Find the zoo-theme words from "bear" to "zoo" in this easy word search.
  • Use this 'Word Search: "The Trumpet of the Swan"' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Search: "The Trumpet of the Swan"'. From "Boston" to "zoo". Goes with "The Trumpet of the Swan" by E.B. White.
  • Easy form for younger students
  • From "baboon" to "walrus".
  • "I went to the zoo today. I saw Larry the Lion." Very easy and short reading comprehension.
  • Mom takes the kids to the zoo for a great day. A nice story with skill-building "sequencing" questions.
  • "All About Me" This fun 15 question game ("Find someone who has been to the zoo this year" etc) is a great getting-to-know-you game-- even for people who think they know each other!

  • Practice map skills with this map of a fictional city zoo.
  • Perfect picture map to teach map skills. Great for transparencies.
  • A rebus story followed by comprehension questions. Good for primary or early readers.
  • Beautiful color picture to go with printed ZB-Style Font letters (Z is for zoo).
  • Six pages of facts about zoo animals, illustrated with color photos.
  • Students use their five senses (and their imaginations) and pretend to explore a zoo- what would they see? hear? taste? What does a zoologist do? Includes a word search, short report forms, and much more.
  • Enhances comprehension and vocabulary skills for the book about a field trip to the zoo, by Grace Maccarone.
  • This Zoo Animals Picture Graph is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Zoo Animals Picture Graph. Students practice reading basic graphs with this zoo-themed worksheet.
  • This Zany Zoo Map Skills is perfect to practice map skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Zany Zoo Map Skills. Good practice for giving directions, reading grid maps, and understanding legends.
  • Use this 'Word Search: Zoo Animals' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Search: Zoo Animals'. Find the zoo animals, from "bear" to "zebra" in this elephant-shaped word search.
  • Introduce the children to a community helper and the way that person helps the community. Sort a variety of pictures to match each occupation. (Use alone or with other Community Helpers in this series)
  • Picture story about going to the zoo, with activities. Phrases illustrées au sujet d'une visite au zoo, avec activités.
  • A one page realistic fiction reading comprehension piece about a trip to the zoo is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension selection, "Monkeying Around" is a realistic fiction selection. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • A 1 page reading comprehension text, "The Big Snake" is realistic fiction. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
  • Use this sheet to check which zoo animals have been called.
  • Set of five bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • Set of five bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • Set of five bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • Set of five bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • Match the words to the pictures.
  • The map shows the route Tom and Sue walked through the zoo. Use the map to find the order of events in which they saw the animals.
  • Use these name tags with a cute zoo graphic for field trips, theme folders, or files.
  • Use this sheet to check which zoo animals have been called.
  • Set of 20 color flashcards with a zoo animal theme.
  • Set of twenty color bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • Pictures of animals form the background for this calendar header. Twelve colorful month tags.
  • Pictures of an animal (monkey, bears, elephants, snails, koalas, tigers, turtles...) on each number. Featuring cards for special days (birthday, half day, etc.)
  • This bulletin board trim featuring animals (elephant, lemur, koala, tiger...) coordinates with our zoo animal calendar set.
  • This Zoo Graphic (coloring page) clipart is great to illustrate your teaching materials. As an abcteach member you have unlimited access to our 22,000+ clipart illustrations and can use them for commercial use. This Zoo Graphic (coloring page) clipart is provided in jpeg format.
  • Photograph of young girl observing elephants at the zoo.
  • PowerPoint Required: Save this template to your computer to add your own text.
  • Great for homeschool or class field trips.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Picture Cloze - Zoo (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Picture Cloze - Zoo (elem)'. "The __ was hidden underwater." Complete the sentences using the words to match the pictures.
  • Use this 'Early Writer Rebus: Zoo (b/w)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Early Writer Rebus: Zoo (b/w)'. "I see the [elephant]." Page 1: Read the sentence. Match the picture to the word. Write the word. Page 2: Copy the sentence.
  • Use this 'Early Writer Rebus: Zoo (color)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Early Writer Rebus: Zoo (color)'. "I see the [elephant]." Page 1: Read the sentence. Match the picture to the word. Write the word. Page 2: Copy the sentence.
  • Create a booklet based on your nearby zoo.
  • Teacher Notes for A Trip to the Aquarium PowerPoint presentation. High level background information is provided to help teachers answer student questions about the Earth, climate, seasons, animals, etc. Also aids in field trip preparation and safety.
  • Use this 'Writing: Create an Advertisement Script for a Zoo Facility (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Create an Advertisement Script for a Zoo Facility (middle/high)'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Creating a 30 second advertisement script is a fun marketing assignment. It also develops an understanding of the relationships between zoo facilities and their suppliers. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • This form provides leading questions about a animal behavior to help the student gather ideas and background information for future paragraph and essay writing assignments. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the ZooTheme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Zoo".
  • This form provides leading questions about a ecosystems and animal species survival to help the student gather ideas and background information for future paragraph and essay writing assignments. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Zoo".
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Species (upper/middle/high)'. This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about animal species found at the zoo. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Zoo".
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A case study requires that you investigate and describe the experiences of one or a few in a way that helps your reader understand that there are many others in similar circumstances. Develop an understanding of the relationships between humans and animals. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. The term “exotic species” can be clearly understood as you bring the concept into focus with your communicated meaning. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe an animal behavior that helps it survive. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Use this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Safety (middle/high)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Basic Inquiry and Research for Zoo Animal Exhibit Safety (middle/high)'. In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about animal exhibit safety. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Zoo".
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare, contrast animal species found at the zoo. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit. ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity asks students to consider a zoo safety issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Use this 'Writing: Business Venture Report on Zoo Facilities' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing: Business Venture Report on Zoo Facilities'. Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A venture report provides details about a business, entrepreneur or team. Help the reader learn something new about the business or industry as you describe the relationship between zoo facilities and the community. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A venture report provides details about a business, entrepreneur or team. Help the reader learn something new about the business or industry as you describe the relationship between zoo facilities and their suppliers. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Zoo - themed interactive where students interpret graphs, spell and match animal vocabulary, follow map instructions and more! Multi-age.