Reindeer Research Project (non-fiction, note taking, reading for information, animals, adaptations, winter, caribou)
This reindeer themed research activity integrates well with any non-fiction, winter, or animal adaptations activity. This is an introductory research activity in which students practice reading for information, taking notes and summarizing.
The students will use the website of your choice to answer the following questions:
-Where do reindeer live?
-What do reindeer eat?
-Why do reindeer have antlers?
-Why are reindeer hooves important?
-Why do reindeer have thick fur?
-How do reindeer protect themselves?
-What does "migration" mean?
-Why do reindeer migrate?
-What is a caribou?
-Draw and label the body parts of a reindeer.
-How do reindeer travel from place to place? Do they fly?
-Do reindeer have red noses? What color are their noses?
-What are some other myths and stories about reindeer?
-How do reindeer help people?
-What does "endangered" mean?
-Why are some species of reindeer endangered?
Each question is on its own half page. When combined together, the students can make their own little research books to keep.
There are 23 pages in all, both lined and unlined versions included.
Please look at the preview to see the unlined version of this file. Many thanks!
Who is it for?
- 1st Graders (6 to 7-year-olds)
- 2nd Graders, (7 to 8-year-olds)
- 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
- Your little scientist
- 23 pages, black and white only