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Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Hungry, Hungry, Hippos (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     The Zebra (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-5 Readability)
     Jack and Jill Jumped up the Hill! All About Red Kangaroos (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-4 Readability)
     Toothy Tusks (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Stripes That Stick Together (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-7 Readability)
     Talk About A Tongue! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     Giraffes (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     One Big Bird (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Quiet King of the Jungle (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     African Elephants (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Red (and Blue!) Kangaroos (Short Reader; Grades 3-6 Readability)
     The Wombat (Short Reader; Grades 3-6 Readability)
     Dorcas Gazelles (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Jackals (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)

Spanish
     La Cebra (grades 2-5)
     Jack y Jill saltaron en la colina. Todo acerca los Canguros Rojos (grades 3-4)
     ˇHablemos sobre una lengua! (grades 5-6)
     Las Jirafas (grades 2-4)
     Un pájaro grande (grades 3-5)
     Canguros Rojos (ˇy azules!) (grades 3-6)


Reading Comprehensions
Grasslands
     Grasslands - Introduction (Grades 4-8)
     Grasslands (Grades 4-10)

Grassland Animals
     Armadillos (Grades 6-8)
     Black Mambas (Grades 4-7)
     Cheetahs (Grades 2-4)
     Cheetahs (Grades 4-7)
     Chimpanzees (Grades 3-6)
     Elephants (Grades 4-7)
     Giraffes (Grades 3-4)
     Giraffes (Grades 4-7)
     Hippopotamuses (Grades 4-7)
     Hyenas (Grades 4-7)
     Kangaroos (Grades 4-7)
     Leopards (Grades 6-8)
     Marmots (Grades 3-5)
     Meerkats (Grades 6-8)
     Mousebirds (Grades 4-6)
     Ostriches (Grades 3-6)
     Prairie Dogs (Grades 5-7)
     Prevost's Squirrels (Grades 2-4)
     Rhinoceros (Grades 4-8)
     Secretary Birds (Grades 4-7)
     Servals (Grades 6-8)
     Shrews (Grades 3-5)
     Springhares (Grades 3-5)
     Warthogs (Grades 3-6)
     Wombats (Grades 4-8)
     Zebras (Grades 4-8)

Spanish
     Chimpancés
     Las Avestruces
     Los Rinocerontes (grades 4-8)
     El Pájaro Secretario


Finish the Story
     Prairie Dog Town (Grades 2-3)


Leveled Books
            The Grasslands Biome
             Evan the Emu (PDF file)
             Bison or Buffalo? (PDF file)
             Grigori's Grasslands (PDF file)
             How's the Weather Up There? (PDF file)
             Bobcats - Fear in a Small Package (PDF file)
             Gray Wolf's Guide to the Grasslands (PDF file)
            That's No Dog: The Prairie Dog
        Fuzzy Zippers

        Hal's Happy Hippos

        Gino Giraffe



Book Units
    The Jungle Book (Grades 5-8)


Pictures of Grassland Animals - Puzzles
     Grassland Animals (Pictures)
     Grassland Animals (Pictures and Names)
     Grassland Animals (Pictures, Names, and Misspellings)


Books
            Prairie Habitat (Grades 3-5)


Compare and Contrast
        Kangaroo Traits: Compares ancient and modern kangaroos (Grades 3-4)

Elephant Traits: Compares two commonly confused elephants (Grades 5-6)

Mammal Traits: Compares two similar mammals (Grades 5-6)

Mammal Traits: Compares two cute and social mammals (Grades 5-6)

Mammal Traits: Compares three small mammals (Grades 3-4)



Critical Thinking
Grasslands SUDOKU Puzzle
   4 by 4 Grasslands Sudoku
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)

4 by 4 Grasslands Sudoku: Includes Hints (blank boxes have smaller pictures to pick from)
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys with hints)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys with hints)

6 by 6 Grasslands Sudoku
     Easy 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Medium 6 x 6 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)

Grasslands Thinking Puzzle
     Draw a sequence of 3 different pictures (easier)
     Draw a sequence of 3 different pictures (more difficult)
     Draw a sequence of 4 different pictures (easier)
     Draw a sequence of 4 different pictures (more difficult)


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