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Animals A to Z Activity: Orangutan

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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!
 

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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

  • Orangutans are very smart animals. There name come from a word that means "people of the trees."
  • Orangutans are the only apes to live in Asia all other apes live in africa.
  • The orangutan is the largest tree-living animal in the world.
  • Orangutans eat more then 300 kind of fruit.
  • Female orangutans have babys about once every ate years. A baby usually stays with it mother for 10 or more years.

Answer Key

  • Orangutans are very smart animals. Their name comes from a word that means "people of the trees."
  • Orangutans are the only apes to live in Asia. All other apes live in Africa.
  • The orangutan is the largest tree-living animal in the world.
  • Orangutans eat more than 300 kinds of fruit.
  • Female orangutans have babies about once every eight years. A baby usually stays with its mother for 10 or more years.

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