THE FOREST

A forest is land covered with trees. Many different kinds of trees grow in a forest. There are different kinds of forests. Forests do not grow in deserts or plains or in the North and South Pole regions. North Pole All forests have trees that stand high above the ground. The tops of the trees make a ceiling called a canopy. The canopy shades everything below. Below the canopy smaller trees, bushes, and plants grow in the shade of the canopy. A shrub layer and an herb layer grow beneath the small trees. Fallen leaves on the forest floor make up the bottom layer. South Pole

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A forest is a land covered with:

trees
2. Forests do not grow in deserts.

grass

3.

Forests grow in the North and South Poles.

4. 5. 6.

Draw a line to the South Pole. Draw a line to the North Pole. The highest trees in a forest are called the canopy. The bottom layer of the forest is made up of fallen leaves. Draw a forest.

7.

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Help the squirrel find his home.

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