Cross Curricular lesson on adjectives and baby animals.
After introducing babies and their mommies, using Is Your Mama a Llama? by Debora Guarino,choose one animal to put in the cage as a class. Use the cutouts provided or draw one on a largesticky note. Have students write sentences telling how the animal looks, moves or sounds andhow it compares to its mom. Underline all the adjectives or adjective phrase.For example: A deer looks like is the color of desert sand. It has long wobbly legs. It runs fastand stands very still when in danger. Its mom looks just like it but is much bigger and stronger.Glue the deer down in the blank space or have students draw a baby deer. Glue the cage on toplike a flap or put the sticky note cage on top.The next day, have students choose a baby animal. Repeat the above; but students will workindependently.