Lesson Plan

"Park Vocabulary"                    National Parks: 4-6 Grade

Students at Shark Valley observation area.

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade-Sixth Grade
Subject:
Language Arts
Duration:
45 mins
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
indoors or outdoors
National/State Standards:
Next Generation FLORIDA SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS
LA.4.1.6.4
LA.4.1.6.5
LA.5.1.6.4
LA.5.1.6.5
LA.6.1.6.4
LA.6.1.6.5

Overview

Students will build on previous vocabulary pertaining to National Parks, while also thinking about the deeper meaning of what these words entail.

Background

Our "National Parks" unit of the activity guide contains various lesson plans, each taking on average 45 minutes to an hour to complete, and targeted mainly at 4th-6th grade students. Most of these lessons focus on learning the location of, and characteristic plant and animal life of each national park unit in South Florida. A class doesn't need to complete every lesson in the unit, though some lessons do refer to one another and are better done in sequence. Each lesson comes with its own set of objectives and resources.



Additional Resources

<p><a href="http://www.nps.gov/ever/forteachers/4-6-activity-guide.htm"><font color="#464646" face="Arial">http://www.nps.gov/ever/forteachers/4-6-activity-guide.htm</font></a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

Vocabulary

Linguistics, biology: animals, biology: plants, botany, geology, climate, ecology