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Dinosaurs
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Bulletin Board
            "Search-a-Saurus" Bulletin Board


Pick and Stick Patterns - Bulletin Board Display for Class Discussion
            Pick and Stick Patterns "Dinosaurs"


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Meet Ankylosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Apatosaurus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Triceratops, Three-Horned Face (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Velociraptor (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Ankylosaurus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Brachiosaurus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Diplodocus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Ichthyosaurs (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Iguanodon (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Meet Baryonyx (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Meet Triceratops (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Pterosaurs (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Coelophysis (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Compsognathus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Meet Minmi (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Ornithomimus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Troodon (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Allosaurus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Maiasaura (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Mosasaurs, Not Dinosaurs (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Plesiosaurs (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Velociraptor (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Compsognathus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Deinonychus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Megalosaurus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Dinosaurs! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     Baryonyx, or Heavy Claw (Very Quick Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)
     Anklosaurids (Very Quick Reader; Grades 7-12 Readability)

Short Readers
     Meet Brachiosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Chasmosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Coelophysis (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Compsognathus (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Maiasaura (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Spinosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Stegosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Troodon (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Tyrannosaurus Rex (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Utahraptor (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Meet Diplodocus (Short Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Meet Allosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 2-3 Readability)
     Oviraptor (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Spinosaurus, a Sail-back Dinosaur (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Stegosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Meet Deinonychus (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Brachiosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Ceratopians (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Hadrosaurs, the Duckbilled Dinosaurs (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     The Hunchback from Spain (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Tyrannosaurus Rex (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Ankylosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Apatosaurus, Also Known As Brontosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Chasmosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Coelophysis (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Oviraptor, a Misnamed Dinosaur? (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Spinosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Minmi (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Ornithomimus (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Utahraptor (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Living Amongst Dinosaurs (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     How Are Dinosaurs Named? (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     Elasmosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     Triceratops (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     When Did Dinosaurs Live? (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     The Crater of Doom (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)
     Fearsome Allosaurus (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)
     Chasmosaurus, Chasm Reptile (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)
     Coelophysis, a Bird-like Dinosaur (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)
     Compsognathus, the Tiny Terror (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)
     Troodon, or Wounding Tooth (Short Reader; Grades 7-9 Readability)
     The Cretaceous Period (Short Reader; Grades 8-12 Readability)


Make a Daily Dinosaurs Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Dinosaurs Activity Lesson Plan Book


Reading Comprehensions
Dr. Dinosaur Theme (Grades 1-3)
         Meet Dr. Dinosaur! (Grades 1-3)
     Dr. Dinosaur's Question (Grades 1-3)
     Pictures in Rocks (Grades 1-3)
     The Horrid Three-Horned Face (Grades 1-3)
     The Dinosaur Bully (Grades 1-3)
     Letters to Dr. Dinosaur (Grades 1-3)

The Dinocam (Grades 2-3)
         Carmen the Camarasaurus Gets Her Wish (Grades 2-3)
     A Treat for Trudy the Troodon (Grades 2-3)
     Percy the Pterosaur's First Flight (Grades 2-3)

Fiction
         Dino Dance (Grades 1-2)
     Dinosaur Hunters - Ankylosaurus (Grade 2)
     Marie's Race (Grades 2-3)
     I Wish I Were ... (Grades 2-3)
     The Teacher and Her Dino (Grades 2-3)
     Meet Mr. T (Grades 2-3)
     Dino Sore (Grade 3)
     Snifflesnort (Grades 3-4)
     Dinosaurs Don't Do Ballet, Pt. 1 (Grades 3-4)
     Dinosaurs Don't Do Ballet, Pt. 2 (Grades 3-4)
     Strength is a Strength (Grades 3-4)
     A Brachiosaurus Rain Storm (Grades 3-4)
     Hadrosaur Family (Grades 3-5)
     The Flyer Colony (Grades 3-5)
     Digging into the Past, Part 1 (Grades 6-7)
     Digging into the Past, Part 2 (Grades 6-7)
     Dinosaur Eggs (Hi/Lo Grades 3-4)

Non-Fiction
     Dinosaur Defense Strategies (Grades 3-4)
     Armor and Helmets-Decked Out Dinosaurs (Grades 3-4)
     Surprising Shrimp at the Burgess Shale (Grades 3-4)
     Where's the Beef? Giant Meat Eaters (Grades 3-5)
     An Ancient Swim Team-Sea Reptiles! (Grades 3-5)
     Stampeding Dinosaurs - The Hypsilophodont Family (Grades 3-5)
     An Aquarium from the Age of Fishes (Grades 3-5)
     Cretaceous Copycats - Bird Mimics (Grades 3-5)
     Happy Hadrosaurs! (Grades 3-5)
     How Do Dinosaur Fossils Get to Museums? (Grades 3-5)
     The Mesozoic Era (Grades 5-6)
     Dinosaur Timeline (Grades 5-7)
     Extreme Dinosaurs (Grades 5-7)
     Why Did the Dinosaurs Die Out? (Grades 5-7)
     Life in the Triassic Period (Grades 5-7)
     Dinosaur Central (Grades 5-7)
     Tyrannosaurus Rex (Grades 5-7)
     Ankylosaurus (Grades 5-7)
     Allosaurus (Grades 5-7)
     Brachiosaurus (Grades 5-7)
     Pterosaurs (Grades 5-7)
     Triceratops (Grades 5-7)
     Hunting for Dinosaur Fossils (Grades 5-7)
     Spinosaurus: A Sail or a Hump? (Grades 7-9)
     Terrible Lizards (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)

Spanish
     Quisiera ser... (grades 2-3)
     LA MAESTRA Y SU DINOSAURIO (grades 2-3)
     Te presento al Sr. T (grades 2-3)
     Dino dolorido (grade 3)
     Escarbar en el pasado (primera parte) (grades 6-7)
     Mimos del Cretáceo: imitadores de aves (grades 3-5)
     ¿Por qué se extinguieron los dinosaurios? (grades 7-8)
     Lagartos terribles (grades 9-12)


Graph Drawing Challenge Puzzle
            Dinosaur Graph Puzzles


Leveled Books
            Dinosaur Extremes
            Ten of the Biggest Dinosaurs That Ever Lived
            Tyrant Lizard King: The T-Rex
             Some Dinosaurs (PDF file)
             Dinosaurs Came in Many Shapes! (October)
             Dinosaurs (mini book)
            Where Did the Dinosaurs Go?
            Five Mighty Dinosaurs
            Dinosaurs
        Digging for Dinosaurs



Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Books
            My Favorite Dinosaurs (Grades 2-4)
            Let's Go Digging For Dinosaurs! (Grades 2-3)
            Evidence of Dinosaurs (Grades 5-6)
            Solving the Mystery of What Killed the Dinosaurs (Grades 5-7)
            Fossils From Bone Cabin Quarry, 1898 (Grades 5-7)
            Where Dinosaurs Walked (Grades 5-7)
            Wild and Wacky Dinosaur Facts (Grades 5-6)


Compare and Contrast
        Dinosaur Traits: Compares three dinosaurs with unique appearances (Grades 3-4)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (fourth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)


Glyphs
        Dinosaurs Glyph


Alphabet
       Dino Alphabet (1 of 2)

Dino Alphabet (2 of 2)


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     Dinosaur Survival School (Grades 1-3)


Prehistoric Mammals
Prehistoric Mammals Theme Unit


Conversations
Spanish
     Dinosaur Survival School - Spanish and English

French
     Dinosaur Survival School - French and English

German
     Dinosaur Survival School - German and English

Italian
     Dinosaur Survival School - Italian and English


Board Game
   Dinosaurs Vocabulary Board Game



Book Units
    Fossil Hunters (Grades 1-2)
    Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery (Grades 1-3)
    Dinosaur Hunter (Grades 1-3)
    Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House) (Grades 2-3)
    Dinosaurs (Grades 2-4)
    Cam Jansen and the Mystery of the Dinosaur Bones (Grades 3-4)
    Enormous Egg (Grades 4-6)
    Paleo Bugs: Survival of the Creepiest (Grades 4-8)
    T. rex and the Crater of Doom (Grades 9-12)


Finish the Story
     Bone Diggers (Grades 2-3)
     Maggie's Museum Mystery (Grades 2-3)
     Excuse Me, Mr. Dinosaur (Grades 3-4)
     The Day the Dinosaur Egg Cracked! (Grades 3-6)
     What If The Dinosaurs Came Back? (Grades 3-6)
     A Very Large Visitor (Grades 4-6)


Draw and Write
             Dinosaurs Draw and Writes


Dinosaurs Analogies
             Dinosaurs Analogies


Funda-blanks
     Dinosaurs (grades 2-3)
     Dinosaurs Next Door (grades 3-4)


Dinosaur Puzzles
            Dinosaur Puzzles


Dinosaur Puzzles (with pictures)
        Unscramble names of dinosaurs
     Fill-in missing letter (one missing letter)
     Fill-in missing letter (two missing letters)
     Circle names of dinosaurs (correct spelling)
     Match names of dinosaurs with pictures
     Dinosaurs word search

     Dinosaurs with pictures puzzle book


Dinosaurs Picture Puzzles
   Picture
Word Search


   Cut and paste picture
and write the word


   Circle letters
and write the word




Writing
Replying to Letters


Art Projects
    Using shapes to draw dinosaurs (PDF file)    

   Triassic Dinosaurs (grades 2-6)
     Dinosaur Fun - Make a dirorama, mobile, decorate pencils, or a bulletin board (PDF file)

   Cretaceous Dinosaurs (grades 2-6)
     Dinosaur Fun - Make a dirorama, mobile, decorate pencils, or a bulletin board (PDF file)


Dinosaur Coloring Books
        Cretaceous Dinosaurs Coloring Book (PDF file)
        Triassic Dinosaurs Coloring Book (PDF file)


Dinosaurs Word Wall
        Pre-made dinosaurs word wall with all of the words (PDF file)

     Make a custom dinosaurs word wall



Dinosaurs Dot to dots (booklets - PDF files)
Spelling
     Spelling (challenging)
     Alphabet (lowercase letters)
     Alphabet (CAPITALIZED letters)
Counting
     Mixed: Each page count by a different number
     Count by 1's (easier)
     Count by 1's
     Count by 2's
     Count by 3's
     Count by 4's
     Count by 5's
     Count by 6's
     Count by 7's
     Count by 8's
     Count by 9's
     Count by 10's
     Count by 25's
     Completed drawings (no dot to dots)


Dinosaurs Coloring Pages
     Dinosaurs coloring page #1
     Dinosaurs coloring page #2
     Dinosaurs coloring page #3
     Dinosaurs coloring page #4
     Dinosaurs coloring page #5
     Dinosaurs coloring page #6
     Dinosaurs coloring page #7
     Dinosaurs coloring page #8


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