Mississippi Flyway Sights and Sounds: An ABC Book For All Ages!

Elementary, English Language Learning, Google Classroom Ready, Language Arts, Life Science, Preschool

Learn the ABC’s with the animals of America’s great Mississippi River! This is a wonderful lesson for learners of all ages. It focuses on ABC’s, but the scenes, sounds, and animals used to illustrate letters provide additional opportunities for teaching and learning through the lens of America’s great central waterway.

ABC Slideshow

To start the slideshow, click the rightward pointing arrow beneath the slideshow. To pop the lesson plan out, click the pop icon (the square four-cornered shape) beneath the slideshow. To get an interactive copy of this lesson for your google classroom, click here.


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Elementary, English Language Learning, Google Classroom Ready, Language Arts, Life Science, and Preschool