More Fun with Paragraph Writing
Animals & Insects – Related Studies and Activities
Encourage students to explore individual topics on their own, using the related studies and suggested activities listed below.
Related Studies: Veterinarians • House Pets • Pet Care • Pet Training
Activity: Have a pet-sharing day. Invite students to bring pictures and share stories about their pets.
Related Studies: Prehistoric Era • Fossils • Lizards • Meat & Plant Eaters
Activity: Make a model of a dinosaur.
Creepy, Crawly Creatures
Related Studies: Insects • Spiders • Butterflies • Metamorphosis
Activity: Go on a walk to look for insects and other crawling creatures.
Related Studies: Endangered Animals • Animal Habitats • Penguins
Activity: Cut plastic bottles in half to make bird feeders.
WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity
Sample PDF Activity
Related Studies: Predator/Prey • Crocodiles • Deserts • Jungles • Lizards
Activity: Stuff Dad’s old tie to make a colorful snake to write about.
Related Studies: Toads • Animal Habitats • Amphibians • Reptiles
Activity: Find out how far frogs can jump, then have a jumping contest.
Related Studies: Zoo Careers • Animal Habitats • Endangered Species
Activity: Work cooperatively to create dioramas showing animals in their zoo habitats.
Related Studies: Antarctica • Adaptation • Birds • Habitats
Activity: Form cooperative groups to research and report on different penguin species.
Related Studies: Rain Forest • Conservation • Ecology • Ocean Life
Activity: Add articles and stories to a classroom scrapbook of endangered species.
Describe a pet that you own or Pals one you would like to have.
List what you do to care for your pet.
Write a sentence telling something that is funny, different, or special about your pet.
Would you want to be your pet? Write a paragraph explaining why or why not.
Which is your favorite dinosaur? Why?
If you could ask a dinosaur two questions, what would they be?
List two facts you know about dinosaurs. (Use a reference book for help if you need to.)
Write a paragraph about what it would be like to have a pet dinosaur.
Table of Contents – More Fun with Paragraph Writing by EDUPRESS, INC. – EP-165 ISBN 1-56472-165-5
Animals & Insects
3 Related Studies and Activities
4 Pet Pals
6 Creepy, Crawly Creatures
9 Frog Fun
10 The Zoo
12 Endangered Animals
Land, Sea & Sky
13 Related Studies and Activities
14 Cactus & Camels
16 Rain Forest
20 The Sun
23 The Ocean
Technology & Science Fiction
26 Related Studies and Activities
29 Space Daily News
34 Related Studies and Activities
36 Your Five Senses
37 Old Bones
Numbers, Calculations & Money
38 Related Studies and Activities
39 One Dozen
40 Millions & Zillions
41 Codes & Ciphers
42 Found Money
44 Earning Money
45 Buried Treasure
Shapes & Sizes
47 Related Studies and Activities
48 Odd Couples
49 Tall & Small
50 Long Things
51 Heavy Things
52 Round Food
Measurement & Statistics
54 Related Studies and Activities
56 Time Travel
58 Incredible Journeys
61 Records & Record Setters
63 Sport Scores