|Under the Sea - Ocean and Sea
Life Literature and Activities that Match!
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Practice recalling information by asking questions such as How was Swimmy different? How did Swimmy save the other little fish?". Use the illustrations as an opportunity to teach the names of some of the creatures that live in the sea. Talk about how these creatures are alike and how they are different. Then you may make a mural with the class of this book using sponge painting on the background paper and using construction paper to add the fish and other sea animals.
cooperation and working together to solve a problem.
Follow up by doing a sponge painting activity using
little fish sponges and painting in an outline of a big
fish. Students can present a school of fish puppet play
where they can use puppets to act out finger plays, sing
songs, and do movement activities.
A House for
Talk about what fun things you could do with eight legs? Make up your own story about an octopus, then make an octopus puppet by attaching legs (cut from material scraps) to an old sock and drawing a face on the end of the sock. Have fun acting out your story.
Read it again and have the students raise their hand when they hear /o/. List the words they choose on the board. Then have the students draw a picture of an octopus and tell what they would change if they could use invented spelling. Display their work.
book to start a conversation about being kind to others
and being a good friend. Then, let each student design a
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Friend Whale, by Simon James
2. It is
noted in the book that whales can hear other whales
Whales, by Gail Gibbons
Information on the lives of different kinds of whales, including how
they swim, breathe, eat, use sonar, and bear young. Concern about whales
is also addressed.
Blue whales can weigh as much as 180 tons. Have students
In the end of the book, there is a brief note about
Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor
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On a special field trip on the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class learns about the ocean and the different creatures that live there.
the Lost Whale
Humphrey the Lost Whale - Follow Humphrey the Whale as he travels all over the United States visiting classrooms. Learn about whales of every kind by visiting, 100's of whale links.
Animals Thematic Unit
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contains many lessons and printables for the books The
Whale's Song, Animals of Sea and Shore
Life : Theme Unit Developed in Cooperation With the New
Jersey State Aquarium at Camden (Learning Connections
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