Polar Animals (A Recap)

We have been working hard distinguishing the difference between animals from the Arctic and Antarctica.  I wanted to stop in and share some polar animal resources.  Some of these things are from previous posts, but I found I have have resources scattered every which way, so hopefully this will help centralize things.

Anchor Charts

Here are some anchor charts and art we have done in the past:


Polar animals sort- click here to read more


Penguin sentences- click here to read more about this project


schema chart


life-sized penguins, my favorite.  Read more here.

Blubber Science

Blubber science is so fun for students.  Using Crisco fat, you can simulate what blubber feels like when your hand is in cold water. You can read more about it here.

TB blubber

More Resources

Here is a great video I love to show for this unit.  It’s old, but engaging for the students.
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Here are some resources that I have available in my store.

  1. Close Read- Polar Animals
  2. Note It- Polar Animals (interactive notebook)
  3. Polar Words
  4. Find, Tally and Graph- Arctic and Antarctic
  5. Note  It- Penguins (interactive notebook)
  6. Penguin Math Center Fun
  7. An “Odd” Bird Craftivity
  8. Penguin Literacy Fun

And don’t forget this freebie.  An oldie, but goody. Click below for more info.


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