Animal Habitats: a cross-curricular unit for grades 2 and up
Students researched an animal and its habitat. They wrote a nonfiction text, recorded their findings, and put everything together into a narrated slideshow using copyright-friendly photos.

Media Focus: research, writing, note-taking, voice recording, using images, assembling a narrative.

Project Webpage
Student Planner
Examples of Student Work: here and here and anacondas!
Anchor Standards:


Books, paper, crayons, pencils, voice recording software, desktop mike, digital camera, Photostory or Powerpoint

Optional Tech:
iPod Touch, VoiceThread subscription