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  • Set of 20 color flashcards with a zoo animal theme.
  • Set of twenty color bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • Pictures of an animal (monkey, bears, elephants, snails, koalas, tigers, turtles...) on each number.
  • 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 '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.
  • 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.
  • A list of typical zoo animals (camel, lion, etc.), with b/w pictures, for students to check off as they see them.
  • 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".
  • 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.
  • Match the words to the pictures.
  • Use these name tags with a cute zoo graphic for field trips, theme folders, or files.
  • 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: 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".
  • 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 sheet to check which zoo animals have been called.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Create a booklet based on your nearby zoo.
  • 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.
  • From "alligator" to "zoo train." These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
  • 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.
  • "I went to the zoo today. I saw Larry the Lion." Very easy and short reading comprehension.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • A rebus story followed by comprehension questions. Good for primary or early readers.
  • 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.
  • Set of five bingo cards for zoo animals.
  • 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.
  • Practice map skills with this map of a fictional city zoo.
  • Six pages of facts about zoo animals, illustrated with color photos.
  • 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.
  • Perfect picture map to teach map skills. Great for transparencies.
  • A colorful and informative PowerPoint with audio. This presentation if full of facts about the zoo. Suitable for all ages. Contains 47 colorful slides.
  • 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.
  • "I like the zoo." Young readers can read about the zoo with this five-page easy reader booklet.
  • Zoo - themed interactive where students interpret graphs, spell and match animal vocabulary, follow map instructions and more! Multi-age.

  • "I like the zoo." A big picture to color over a very short reading comprehension about the zoo.
  • "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!

  • Mom takes the kids to the zoo for a great day. A nice story with skill-building "sequencing" questions.