You are here


Animals A to Z Activity: Armadillo

About
Animals A to Z

Education World's Animals A to Z printable activity pages are designed for weekly use with students in grade 2-4. Students learn interesting facts about animals they know (and some animals they don't know) as they reinforce basic skills of capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.

 

These work sheets are also excellent test-preparation tools. The skills emphasized in the series are those found on all standardized tests in grades 2 and 3: simple word usage, end-of-sentence punctuation, comma placement in a series, basic spelling, and others. The skills do not include the appropriate use of apostrophes (except in contractions) and more advanced skills. If you want editing activities that include those skills, be sure to see our daily Every-Day Edit series.

For more information about this series, or for ideas for using it, be sure to see the Ideas for Using Animals A to Z page.

Note: At first, these activities might be challenging for your students. That's not a bad thing! Encourage them to keep at it. Go over the activities as a class. If students stick to it, they will get better at finding all ten errors on each work sheet. They'll be developing the skills that they will encounter on standardized tests too!
 

Click for a PDF (portable document format) printable version of this Animals A to Z editing activity.

Scroll down or click for work sheet text and answer key.

Click for our archive of Animals A to Z activities from previous weeks.

For more information about this series, or for ideas for using it in the classroom, be sure to see Ideas for Using Animals A to Z.

If you would like to share a photo of this animal with your students, we suggest you search the Google Image Library; it is an excellent source of animal photos. And EnchantedLearning.com offers coloring pages related to all of our Animals A to Z animals.

Activity Key

Uncorrected Text

  • An armadillo grows to be about the sam size as a cat.
  • Its body is about 15 inches long. Its tale is just as long as its body
  • The armadillo's bony shell protects it from harm by other animal.
  • Armadillos are diggers. They dont live in places where the soil is to hard to dig.
  • An armadillo egg almost alway has for babies inside it.
  • An armadillo eats insects sometimes it eats berries and bird eggs too.

Answer Key

  • An armadillo grows to be about the same size as a cat.
  • Its body is about 15 inches long. Its tail is just as long as its body.
  • The armadillo's bony shell protects it from harm by other animals.
  • Armadillos are diggers. They don't live in places where the soil is too hard to dig.
  • An armadillo egg almost always has four babies inside it.
  • An armadillo eats insects. Sometimes it eats berries and bird eggs too.

Education World®
Copyright © 2006 Education World



 

 

Comments