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Yuma bats and Clapper Rails Unit Introduction


Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, Music, Science  



Title – The Amazing Yuma Bat and Clapper Rail Unit Plan
By – Brenda E. Wilson
Primary Subject – Science
Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Math, Music, Computers / Internet
Grade Level – 6

The Incredible Yuma Bat and Clapper Rail Unit Objectives

These 14 lesson plan subjects (not necessarily in order) include
Literature : Compiling book lists, reading, writing using a Venn Diagram showing the similarities in the Bat and Clapper Rail, book reports, plays, Vocabulary Board Project;
Math will be Classification of the Endangered Bats and Clapper Rail, graphs and histograms about rise in endangered population;
Science the typical migration of the Bats and Clapper Rails, echolocaton, observation and hypothesis
Music learning and writing songs about the Bats and Clapper Rails;
Computers and Internet : research, Powerpoint, and the creation of graphs and histograms.

There is also a small Social Studies and PE component that could be expanded.

Note from some of these lessons rely on a field trip to the Yuma (Arizona) West Wetlands to observe the endangered Yuma Bat and Clapper Rail population. If you do not live near this area, you might be able to adapt parts of this unit to match the bat population or endangered species in your area.

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