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Teacher Workbooks

Language Arts Series


Alphabet Skills and Internet
Reading Comprehension - Oceans Theme

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Table of Contents
Theme
Ocean Life 1-10
Ocean Vocabulary 11-20
Artic Ocean 21-30
Answers 31-32

SKill
Alphabetization 1-20
Internet Reading Comprehension 21-30
Answers 31-32

Standard
Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and
use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of
purposes 1-20
Students use a variety of technological and information
resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer
networks, video) to gather and synthesize information
and create and communicate knowledge 21-30
Answers 31-32

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

mammals vertebrates lungs

marine mammals adaptation depend

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

sea lions seals walruses

sea otter polar bear Carnivora

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

Catacea whales dolphins

porpoises salt water ocean

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

amphibians pinnipeds sea otters

polar bears Sirenians aquatic

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

ocean salty marine mammals

Carnivora Sirenia Cetace

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

Sirenia mantees dugongs

sea cows ocean marine mammals

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

humpback breaching jumping

herring blowhole warm blooded

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

dolphins blowholes sperm whales

elephant seal marine mammals underwater

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

aquatic watery blubber

fat buoyant lipids

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Life

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

marine mammal fats lipids

energy dense blowholes

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

Antarctic Circumpolar Current

East Wind Drift currents tides

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

ocean North Equatorial Current motion

South Equatorial Current water West Wind Drift

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

Peru Current Kuroshio Current gulf

rotating gyres sandbars

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

clockwise counterclockwise Coriolis Effect

trade winds polar easterlies Longshore Current

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

upwelling downwelling coast

waves shallow rip currents

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

waves Hurricanes wind

rain crest trough

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

tide sun moon

gravitational pull rise fall

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

rotation Earth rotates

wind waves friction

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

ripple gust crest

trough surf beach

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Ocean Vocabulary

Directions:
Write each word in alphabetical order on the lines provided. Proofread for correct
spelling.

Plunging Breakers Spilling Breakers Surging Breakers

Tsunamis waves coastline

Alphabetical Order

1. __________________________________________________________

2. __________________________________________________________

3. __________________________________________________________

4. __________________________________________________________

5. __________________________________________________________

6. __________________________________________________________

Students employ a wide range of strategies as they write and use different writing process elements appropriately to
communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes.
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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://arcticocean.org

1. What rank does the Arctic Ocean hold in relation to the other four oceans?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. Where does the Northern Passport seaway pass?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What are the Northern Passport and the Northern Sea Route?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. Where can the Northern Sea Route be found?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://arcticocean.org

1. Is the Arctic Ocean located more north or south of the Arctic Circle?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. In what region is the Arctic Ocean located?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. How many million square miles does the Arctic Ocean encompass?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. The Beauford Sea is located within the Artic Ocean, true or false?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://arcticocean.org

1. What type of climate is found in the Arctic Ocean?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. Characterize the winter in the Arctic Ocean region.

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. Daylight shines continually during the summer season in the Arctic Ocean region, true or
false?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. What is the main natural hazard in the Arctic Ocean region?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

www.ocean98.org/fact.htm

Scroll to Polar Regions to locate the information needed to answer the following
questions.

1. What percent of the Earth’s seawater is found in the Artic Ocean.

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. How thick could an Arctic ice sheet be?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What is the average thickness of an Arctic ice sheet?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. If the ice melted in the Arctic Ocean, would the Earth’s water level rise or fall?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

www.ocean98.org/fact.htm

Scroll to Pollution to locate the information needed to answer the following


questions.

1. Why is the hot and cold water released into the Arctic Ocean considered pollution?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. What percentage of pollution is air pollution?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What are many sharks killed for?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. What percentage of coral reefs are threatened by pollution and other factors?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://iabp.apl.washington.edu/

1. What is the acronym for the International Arctic Buoy Programme?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. What is the name of the science center?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What learning institution supports IABP?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. How do the members of the IABP work?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://iabp.apl.washington.edu/

1. What do each buoy collect?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. What two types of information are gained?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What does the acronym WWW stand for?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. What is each buoy doing?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://iabp.apl.washington.edu/

1. Data from this project may help to forecast weather, true or false?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. What about the climate may be learned?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What is NIC?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. What type of bear is seen in the picture?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/

Click on introduction to answer each question below. Refer to the first paragraph
to answer questions one and two. Refer to the fifth paragraph to answer question
number three and the sixth paragraph for question number four.

1. How is the North described in the Arctic Ocean?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. Identify three natural resources found in the Arctic Ocean region.

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. Identify the people living in the Arctic Ocean region.

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. What is home to more than 165,000 animals?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Name _______________________________ Date __________________________
Artic Ocean

Directions:
Visit the web link below. Use the web link to answer the questions that follow.
Remember to answer in complete sentences. Proofread for correct spelling and punctuation.

Arctic Ocean

http://sheba.apl.washington.edu/

1. What does NSF stand for?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

2. How long was the ship locked in the ice?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

3. What does an icebreaker ship do?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

4. What did the ship serve as during its frozen stay in the Artic Ocean?

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

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Artic Ocean

Answers
Page 1 Page 7 Page 13
adaptation blowhole gulf
depend breaching gyres
lungs herring Kuroshio Current
mammals humpback Peru Current
marine mammals jumping rotating
vertebrates warm blooded sandbars

Page 2 Page 8 Page 14


Carnivora blowholes clockwise
polar bear dolphins Coriolis Effect
sea lions elephant seal counterclockwise
seals marine mammals Longshore Current
sea otter sperm whales polar easterlies
walruses underwater trade winds

Page 3 Page 9 Page 15


Catacea aquatic coast
dolphins blubber downwelling
ocean buoyant rip currents
porpoises fat shallow
salt water lipids upwelling
whales watery waves

Page 4 Page 10 Page 16


amphibians blowholes crest
aquatic dense hurricanes
pinnipeds energy rain
polar bears fats trough
sea otters lipids waves
Sirenians marine mammal wind

Page 5 Page 11 Page 17


Carnivora Antarctic fall
Cetace Circumpolar gravitational pull
marine mammals Current moon
ocean currents rise
salty East Wind Drift sun
Sirenia tides tide

Page 6 Page 12 Page 18


dugongs motion Earth
mantees North Equatorial Current friction
marine mammals ocean rotates
ocean South Equatorial Current rotation
sea cows water waves
Sirenia West Wind Drift wind

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Page 19 Page 28
beach 1. true
crest 2. change
gust 3. National Ice Center
ripple 4. polar
surf
trough Page 29
1. circumpolar
Page 20 2. any three of the following:
coastline oil, gas, zinc, silver, coal
Plunging Breakers 3. Eskimos
Spilling Breakers 4. Arctic National Wildlife
Surging Breakers Refuge
Tsunamis
waves Page 30
1. National Science
Page 21 Foundation
1. smallest 2. 1 year
2. United States, Canada 3. breaks through ice
3. seasonal waterway 1. floating scientific
4. Norway, Russia research station

Page 22
1. North
2. Arctic
3. 14,056
4. True

Page 23
1. polar
2. always dark
3. true
4. ice islands

Page 24
1. 1% seawater
2. 65 feet
3. 9-10 feet
4. rise

Page 25
1. abnormal to surrounding
water
2. 33% air pollution
3. fins
4. 60%

Page 26
1. IABP
2. Polars Science Center
3. University of Washington
4. together

Page 27
1. data
2. meteorological,
oceanographic
3. world weather watch
4. drifting
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