Fantastic Frogs: A Study of Adaptations

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students learn about frog adaptations and how important they are for survival. Students investigate five frogs. They will create a group poster to list adaptations for survival, draw a diagram with the adaptations labeled, and locate the frog's habitat. Students then explain how the environment the frog lives in coincides with the adaptations needed for its survival. Students conclude lesson by writing an essay describing how an animal of their choice has adapted to survive or inventing an animal and describing its environment and adaptations.This lesson contains strategies for teaching diverse learners.
Author: 
Arlette Johnson
Grade Range: 
3
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
3: Physical Systems
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information