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Animals A to Z Activity: Buffalo

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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.

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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!
 

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

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  • The buffalo is the largest land animal in North america.
  • A baby buffalo can stand up just 30 minutes after it is born
  • One hundred years ago, there was only 20 buffalo in Yellowstone Park.
  • Buffalo eat grass sometimes they eat berrys to.
  • Did you know that the buffalo is a good swimmer.
  • A buffalo are most active in early morning and late afternoon.
  • In winter, a buffalo uses it hooves to clear snow so it can find food.

Answer Key

  • The buffalo is the largest land animal in North America.
  • A baby buffalo can stand up just 30 minutes after it is born.
  • One hundred years ago, there were only 20 buffalo in Yellowstone Park.
  • Buffalo eat grass. Sometimes they eat berries too.
  • Did you know that the buffalo is a good swimmer?
  • A buffalo is most active in early morning and late afternoon.
  • In winter, a buffalo uses its hooves to clear snow so it can find food.

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