Lesson Plan

Animal and Habitat Research with Google Drawing

students create a copy of the Google Drawing template to show their research about an animal and its habitat.
Valerie M.
Instructional Technology Assistant
Tioga Elementary School
Bensenville, IL
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, World Languages, English Language Learning, Health & Wellness
Objectives

Students will be able to...

  • Research an animal using online tools such asĀ 
    • A-Z Animals
    • National Geographic Kids
    • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Complete Animal Research Graphic organizer
  • Identify what research is and why it is important
  • Identify a search engine for research
  • Identify a keyword for research
Subjects
English Language Arts
Grades 1 - 2
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Animal Research with Online Tools Presentation

  • Show students the Animal Research presentation
  • Pause to model the steps of research to students
Student Instructions
  • Students should be able to identify what research is and why it is important
  • students should be able to identify what online tools they can use to fnd facts about animals

2 Animal Research Graphic Organizer

  • Create a copy of the Google Drawing for the students
  • Model the basics of using Google Drawings
  • Show students how to use the links for research
  • show students how to use the Explore tool to add a picture of the animal they are researching
Student Instructions
  • Complete the Google Drawing
  • Use the links for research