ERIC Number: EJ1023157
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
"The Capture:" Kidnapping Students' Interests Using the "Guardians of Ga'Hoole"
Bradbury, Leslie; Frye, Beth; Gross, Lisa
Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, v50 n4 p134-145 2013
This project describes a fourth-grade unit that integrated science and language arts using the book "The Capture" as a focal point. During the unit, students engaged in science activities and language arts lessons that focused on owls. Students conducted investigations that helped them develop a deeper understanding of the adaptations of several owl species. Additionally, the fourth-graders developed their language arts skills for conducting research, using figurative language, and presenting information. Examples of helpful resources and student work are included.
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Science, Childrens Literature, Wildlife, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Language Skills, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Teaching Methods, Science Activities, Workshops, Internet, Student Interests, Novels
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 4; Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina