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Rain Forest
Theme Unit


Critical Thinking
Analogies
             Rainforest Analogies

Analogies in Foreign Languages
     French analogies
     Spanish analogies
     Italian analogies
     German analogies


Hidden and Ponder the Picture
            Ponder the Picture: Creatures of the Tropical Rain Forest


Rain Forest Activities
            Rain Forest Puzzles

Rain Forest 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)


Make a Daily Rain Forest Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Rain Forest Activity Lesson Plan Book


Rain Forests SUDOKU Puzzle
   4 by 4 Rain Forests Sudoku
     Very easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)
     Easy 4 x 4 Sudoku with shapes (4 keys)

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


Plays:  Reader's Theater Scripts
     Hunting for Treasure in the Rain Forest (Grades 2-4)
     A New Home for Sloth (Grade 3)
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Scarlet Macaws (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-7 Readability)
     Howler Monkeys (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Spider Monkeys (Very Quick Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)

Short Readers
     Slow and Steady--The Sloth (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     S-l-o-w Sloths (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Layers of the Rainforest (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Mantellas (Short Reader; Grades 4-5 Readability)
     From the Bean to the Bar (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Orangutans (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Poison Dart Frogs (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Red-Eyed Tree Frogs (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Piranha (Short Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Spanish: Short Reading Comprehensions
     Los guacamayos escarlata (grades 4-7)
     Monos aulladores (grades 5-7)
     Los monos araña (grades 5-7)
     Lento y tranquilo - El perezoso (grades 1-2)
     Perezosos l-e-n-t-o-s (grades 2-4)


Glyphs
        Rain Forest Glyph


Reading Comprehensions
Rain Forests
     Rain Forests (Grades 1-2)
     Catch a Canary (Grades 1-2)
     Why Save the Rainforests? (Grades 2-3)
     Rainforest in Daylight (Grades 2-3)
     Rainforest at Night (Grades 2-3)
     Rain Forests are Amazing! (Grades 3-6)
     The Layers of a Rain Forest (Grades 3-6)
     Rain Forests (Grades 4-7)
     Gifts from the Rainforest (Grades 4-7)
     Temperate Rain Forests (Grades 6-8)
     The Rainforest (Grades 7-9)
     Rainforest Plants (Grades 8-9)

Rain Forest Animals - Mammals
     Aye-ayes (Grades 3-6)
     Bats - Introduction (Grades 3-5)
     Bats (Grades 4-6)
     Chimpanzees (Grades 3-6)
     Leopards (Grades 6-8)
     Mice (Grades 4-6)
     Orangutans (Grades 4-7)
     Sloths (Grades 4-6)
     Sun Bears (Grades 3-6)
     Tapirs (Grades 4-8)
     Tarsiers (Grades 4-7)
     Tigers (Grades 4-7)

Rain Forest Animals - Reptiles
     Anacondas (Grades 4-9)
     Chameleons (Grades 3-6)
     Crocodiles and Alligators (Grades 4-8)
     Flying Snakes (Grades 3-6)
     Komodo Dragons (Grades 4-7)

Rain Forest Animals - Amphibians
     Amphibians (Grades 4-6)
     Poison Dart Frogs (Grades 4-8)
     Red-eyed Tree Frogs (Grades 6-8)

Rain Forest Animals - Birds
     Parrots (Grades 3-6)
     Peafowl (Grades 3-6)
     Toucans (Grades 3-6)

Rain Forest Animals - Fish
     Electric Eels (Grades 4-7)
     Piranhas (Grades 4-8)

Rain Forest Animals - Invertebrates and Insects
     Bees (Grades 3-6)
     Is It a Butterfly or a Moth? (Grades 3-6)
     Butterflies and Moths: Life Cycle (Grades 3-6)
     Centipedes & Millipedes (Grades 4-10)
     Earthworms (Grades 3-6)
     Mantids (Grades 4-8)
     Monarch Butterflies (Grades 4-9)
     Mosquitoes (Grades 4-7)
     Rhinoceros Beetles (Grades 3-6)
     Spiders - Introduction (Grades 3-5)
     Spiders (Grades 6-8)
     Termites (Grades 4-7)
     Dragonflies (Grades 3-6)

Spanish: Reading Comprehensions
     Bosques Tropicales (grades 1-2)
     Atrapar un canario (grades 1-2)
     La selva tropical a la luz del día (grades 2-3)
     La selva tropical de noche (grades 2-3)
     ¡Los Bosques Tropicales son Asombrosos!
     Las Capas de un Bosque Tropical
     Los Bosques Tropicales
     Aye-ayes
     Murciélagos - Introducción
     Los Murciélagos
     Chimpancés
     Los Ratones
     Los Orangutanes (grades 4-7)
     Los Perezosos
     Los Osos Malayos
     Los Tapires
     Los Tigres (grades 4-7)
     Las Anacondas
     Los Camaleones
     Cocodrilos y Caimanes
     Las Serpientes Voladoras
     Los Dragones de Komodo
     Los Anfibios
     Las Ranas Dardo Venenoso
     Las Ranas de los Arboles (grades 6-8)
     Los Loros
     El Pavo Real
     Los Tucanes
     Las Anguilas Eléctricas
     Las Pirañas (grades 4-8)
     Las Abejas (grades 4-8)
     ¿Es una Mariposa o una Polilla?
     Mariposas y Polillas: Ciclo de Vida
     Los ciempiés y los milpiés
     Las Lombrices de Tierra
     La Mantis Religiosa (grades 4-8)
     Las Mariposas Monarcas (grades 4-9)
     Los Mosquitos
     Los Escarabajos Rinoceronte
     Las Termitas (grades 4-7)
     Las Libélulas (grades 3-6)

French: Reading Comprehensions
     Les toucans (grades 3-6)


Writing
Replying to Letters


Books
            Animals in the Rainforest (Grades 4-6)
            Plants in the Rainforest (Grades 4-6)
            Olympic National Park (Grades 5-6)
            Tropical Rainforests (Grades 4-6)
            Rainforests (Grades 6-8)


Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Compare and Contrast
        Animal Traits: Compares two commonly confused animals (Grades 3-4)

Amphibian Traits: This compares two frogs found in rainforests in South and Central America. (Grades 4-6)

Monkey Traits: Compares two rainforest-dwelling monkeys (Grades 5-6)

Monkey Traits: Compares two rainforest-dwelling monkeys (Grades 5-6)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (seventh grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (eighth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (high school)


Leveled Books
            Animals of the Rain Forest
            The Rainforest Biome
             A Rainforest Mystery
            Goliath Frogs
            The Three-Toed Sloth: Animal of the Rainforest
            Wallace's Flying Frog


Conversations - Foreign Languages
Spanish
     Hunting for Treasure in the Rainforest - Spanish and English
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rainforest - Spanish and English

French
     Hunting for Treasure in the Rainforest - French and English
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rainforest - French and English

German
     Hunting for Treasure in the Rainforest - German and English
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rainforest - German and English

Italian
     Warm, Wet, and Lush: Life in the Rainforest - Italian and English


Finish the Story
     Rainforest Wishes (Grades 2-3)
     Rainforest Babies (Grades 2-3)
     Wishing Under the Canopy (Grades 2-3)
     Niki's Totem Animal (Grades 3-6)
     A Trip to the Rainforest (Grades 4-6)
     Field Trip to the Rainforest (Grades 6-8)


Draw and Write
             Rain Forests Draw and Writes


Book Units
    Does It Always Rain in the Rain Forest? (Grades 1-3)
    The Great Kapok Tree (Grades 1-3)
    "Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth (Grades 1-4)
    Poison Dart Frogs (Grades 2-5)
    Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House) (Grades 3-4)
    One Day in the Tropical Rainforest (Grades 4-6)


Funda-blanks
     The Rainforest (grades 2-3)
     Amazon Hunter (grades 4-5)


Coloring Book
     Rain forest coloring book (PDF file)

Quetzal Art Project (Grades K-6)
     Decorate your classroom with quetzals from South America (PDF file)


Dot to dots (booklets - PDF files)
Spelling
     Spelling (challenging)
Alphabet
     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)


Rain Forest Animals Puzzles
     Rain Forest Animals (Pictures)
     Rain Forest Animals (Pictures and Names)
     Rain Forest Animals (Pictures, Names, and Misspellings)
     Rain Forest Animals Word Search (10 Words)
     Rain Forest Animals Word Search (20 Words)
     Rain Forest Animals Word Search (All Words)
     Rain Forest Animals Word Search (All Words - lowercase)
     Fill in the Missing Letter
     Unscramble the Words
     Circle the Correct Word
     Fill in the Missing Vowels
     Fill in the Words Puzzle
     Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Definitions)
     Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Definitions - Includes List of Rain Forest Animals)
     Vocabulary Matching
     Multiple Choice Vocabulary
     Pronunciations: Write Word
     Pronunciations: Circle the Correct Spelling
     Pronunciations: Word Search Puzzle
     Spelling Review


More Activities and Printables
        
Earthworms
        
Habitats
        
Rainforest
        
The Rainforest


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     Logic Shapes: Critical Thinking Puzzles

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     Reading Comprehension Stories and Worksheets

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     Music

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     Autumn

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     Time And Seasons

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     Back to School and First Day of School Lesson Plans

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     September


  
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