Sixth Grade Level Activities

 
Mathematics Language Arts Science
      science science science
      science science science
      science science science
      science science science
      science science science

  

  

science science science

Florida Teachers: Click HERE for FCAT Basics by grade level.

Rubric Language Arts Grades 4-10         Rubric Math Grades 5-10

Keys: Photo is the species covered and takes you to more info = 
Information to read first =      Questions =     Teacher’s Key = 

Back to Teachers Resource

Tigers 6-8th Grade Science

 

Research tiger facts here:  http://bigcatrescue.org/tiger-facts/

 

SIXTH GRADE:
1.  Which tiger subspecies are extinct?
2.  How has human behavior impacted the tiger population?
SEVENTH GRADE:
1.  Why would white tigers never survive in the wild?
2.  How long do tigers live in sanctuaries versus the wild?
3. How can this difference be explained?
For an extra challenge:  Discuss the merits of life in the wild versus life in captivity.

 

 

EIGTH GRADE:
1.  What behavioral adaptations do tigers display?
2.  What physical adaptations aid in the tiger’s survival?

Ocelot 6-8th Grade Science

Research ocelots here:  http://bigcatrescue.org/ocelot-facts/

1.  Ocelots are larger than which of their feline cousins?

2.  In an attempt to make them better pets, some humans do what to big cats including

  Ocelots?

  1. De-fang
  2. De-claw
  3. De-scent
  4. Alter or neuter
  5. All of the above

 

 

SEVENTH GRADE: 

 

1.  In terms of the Species Survival Plan how could it be problematic that most Ocelots

     in captivity are of unknown or hybrid ancestry?

2.  How long do Ocelots generally live in captivity versus the wild?

   How can this difference be explained?

For an extra challenge:  Discuss the merits of life in the wild versus life in captivity.

 

 

 

EIGTH GRADE:

 

1.  What behavioral adaptations do Ocelots display?

2.  What physical adaptations aid in the Ocelot’s survival?

  • Protective coloration; camouflage
  • Claws
  • Foul smelling urine
  • Sharp teeth
  • All of the above

 

 

Lion 6-8th Grade Science

 

Read the about the lion at http://bigcatrescue.org/lion-facts/ or print out PDF

 

 

SIXTH GRADE:  
1.  Leopards have fur, give live birth, make milk and have a backbone.
2. Therefore scientists classify them as what kind of animal?
3.  How has human behavior impacted the Leopard population?
 

 

SEVENTH GRADE:
1.  The Black (melanistic) Leopard is often called what by mistake?
2. How long do Leopards live in captivity versus the wild?
3. Why is there such a difference?
 

 

For an extra challenge:  Discuss the merits of life in the wild versus life in captivity.

 

 

EIGTH GRADE:
1.  What behavioral adaptations relative to their diet do Leopards display?
2.  What structural adaptations aid in the Leopards survival?

 

 

Leopard 6-8th Grade Science

 

Read the about the leopard at http://bigcatrescue.org/leopard-facts/ or print out PDF

 

 

SIXTH GRADE:  
Leopards have fur, give live birth, make milk and have a backbone.
1. Therefore scientists classify them as what kind of animal?
2.  How has human behavior impacted the Leopard population?
 

 

SEVENTH GRADE:
1.  The Black (melanistic) Leopard is often called what by mistake?
2. How long do Leopards live in captivity versus the wild?
3. Why is there such a difference?
 

For an extra challenge:  Discuss the merits of life in the wild versus life in captivity.

 

 

EIGTH GRADE:
1.  What behavioral adaptations relative to their diet do Leopards display?
2.  What structural adaptations aid in the Leopards survival?

Bobcat 6-8th Grade Science

Read about the bobcat at

http://bigcatrescue.org/bobcat-facts/  or print out PDF

 

SIXTH GRADE:
1.  Bobcats are often confused with what larger feline cousin?

2.  How can you tell the difference between a bobcat and a lynx?

3.  How has human behavior impacted the Bobcat population?

 

 

SEVENTH GRADE:  

 
1.  How does having territories help the Bobcat?

2.  How long do Bobcats live in captivity versus in the wild?

3.  How do you explain the difference in age ranges?
For an extra challenge:  Discuss the merits of life in the wild versus life in captivity.
 

 

 

EIGTH GRADE:
1.  What behavioral adaptations relative to their diet do Bobcats display?

2. What physical characteristics that should help with survival have instead led to theBobcats demise and why?