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The Truth About Bats


Subjects

  • Arts & Humanities
    --Language Arts
  • Science
    --Life Sciences
    ----Animals

Grade

  • 3-5
  • 6-8

Brief Description

This work sheet will help students learn the truth about bats.

Objectives

Students

  • read about bats in the Fact Monster encyclopedia. (The passages can be read online, or they can be printed and copied/posted for students.)
  • answer Jeopardy-style questions about the reading passage.

Keywords

bats, myths

Materials Needed

Lesson Plan

This activity might be set up as

  • a computer-center activity. Students can use the computer to access the resource above so they can complete the work sheet.
  • a whole-class activity in the computer lab.
  • a learning center activity where a printed copy of the Spotlight on Bats resource is available for students to use as they complete the work sheet.
  • a seatwork or homework activity. In that case, students will need a printed copy of the Spotlight on Bats resource.

Students will use the information in the Spotlight on Bats resource to complete the work sheet. The work sheet includes eight Jeopardy-style questions. In each case, an answer is provided. Students must identify the bat-related question that goes with each answer.

An answer key for this activity appears in the Assessment section below.

Assessment

Work Sheet Answers: 1.c, 2.b, 3.b, 4.a, 5.a, 6.a, 7.c, 8.a.

Lesson Plan Source

EducationWorld.com

Submitted By

Gary Hopkins

National Standards

LANGUAGE ARTS: English
GRADES K - 12
NL-ENG.K-12.2 Reading for Understanding
NL-ENG.K-12.3 Evaluation Strategies
NL-ENG.K-12.8 Developing Research Skills
NL-ENG.K-12.12 Applying Language Skills

SCIENCE
GRADES K - 4
NS.K-4.3 Life Science
GRADES 5 - 8
NS.5-8.3 Life Science

TECHNOLOGY
GRADES K - 12
NT.K-12.1 Basic Operations and Concepts
NT.K-12.5 Technology Research Tools

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09/28/2006



 

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