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Advanced Fourth Grade Level Activities

Mathematics Language Arts Science                                                       Florida Teachers: Click HERE for FCAT Basics by grade level. Rubric Language Arts Grade 4 Keys: Photo is the species covered and takes you to more info =  Information to read first =      Questions =     Teacher's Key =        Read More

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Bobcats Grades 3 to 5 Science

Bobcats have fur that is gray or brown in color. The fur on their belly is white. They have spots and short tails. The short tail is how the bobcat got its name. These cats weigh between 13 and 30 pounds. Males are usually larger than females. Baby bobcats are called kittens. Litters can be as large as 8. However, they usually have 2 to 3 babies in a litter. Their eyes will open at around 6 days of age. After they grow up, they move away from their family and live alone most of the time. Bobcats are meat eaters. Meat eaters are also called Read More

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Cougar Grades 3 to 5 Science

Florida Panthers are a type of Cougar that live in Florida. Adult Florida Panthers have brown fur and golden eyes. Males are usually bigger than females. Baby Florida Panthers are called kittens. These cats have 1-3 babies in a litter. Kittens have spots on their fur and have blue eyes. After about 18 months of age the kittens leave their mother. They live alone for most of their lives. This is known as a solitary lifestyle. Florida Panthers are meat eaters. Meat eaters are also called carnivores. Their diet includes deer, wild hogs, raccoons, Read More

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Ocelot Grade 3 to 5 Language Arts

Read about the Ocelot   or print out PDF In this selection, "mainstay" means •  Frequent •  Remaining •  Most important •  Chief support   Why would people want an ocelot for a pet? Back up your position with information you read in the article. Teacher's Answer Key   Reading Rubric    Writing Rubric Read More

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Tiger Grade 3 to 5 Language Arts

Read about the Tiger  or print out PDF Tigers are the best known of the big cats because of •  Their color and markings •  Their usefulness to Asian medicine •  They are man eaters •  They swim long distances across rivers White tigers •  Can be found in Siberia •  Are a special breed of Bengal tigers •  Are a result of inbreeding •  Are an albino form of Sumatran tigers Teacher's Answer Key   Reading Rubric    Writing Rubric Read More

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Lion Grade 3 to 5 Language Arts

Read about the Lion  or print out PDF Which best describes a lion "pride" •  A group of female lionesses and their cubs •  A group of young male lions that live and hunt together •  A group of males, females, and cubs led by a dominant female •  One lead male lion and a group of females In what way are lions different from other cats •  They have manes and tufted tails •  They hunt live prey for food •  They are solitary hunters •  They are the largest of the big cats Teacher's Answer Key   Reading Read More

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Leopard Grade 3 to 5 Language Arts

Read the about the Leopard  or print out PDF Why did the author write this article? •  To explain why leopards eat insects •  To tell the reader about the leopard •  To tell the reader about endangered animals •  To explain why farmers kill leopards   Then, look at these two pictures of a leopard at Big Cat Rescue named Sundari. Now, answer the questions based on these pictures and the article. These pictures show the leopard resting in two different positions. Compare and contrast these pictures by Read More

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Cougar Grade 3 to 5 Language Arts

Read the article about the Cougar  or print out PDF In this article, there is a sentence "Sight is its most acute sense with a good sense of hearing" Acute means •  Having a sharp point •  Sensitive •  Perceptive •  Of great importance     Cougars live in the wild •  ¼ as long as in captivity •  3 times as long as in captivity •  2 times as long as in captivity •  ½ as long as in captivity     Look at the photo at the beginning of this article. A caption is the Read More

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Bobcat 3rd Grade Language Arts

Read about the bobcat  or print out PDF This cat is named the bobcat because: •  It was discovered by a scientist named Bob •  It is a common wild cat in the United States •  It's tail is short and stands out •  It's coat comes in many shades of brown   According to the map graphic of the habitat of the bobcat, you probably won't find bobcats in which of these states? •  Missouri •  Florida •  Indiana •  New Mexico Teacher's Answer Key   Reading Rubric    Writing Rubric Read More

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Leopard Grade 3 to 5 Science

Leopards can be orange with black spots or brown with black spots. The spots are on the cat’s skin and are unique for each animal just like our human fingerprints. Males are usually larger than females. Baby leopards are called cubs. They usually have 1-3 babies in a litter. After they grow up, they move away from their family and live alone most of the time. Leopards are meat eaters. Meat eaters are also called carnivores. Their diet includes small creatures such as beetles, hares and birds. They also eat creatures twice their weight such Read More