Students will use words acquired through reading, being read to, and conversation to discuss and
write about Bald Eagles. They will demonstrate command of the conventions of grammar and usage when reading, writing, and speaking. This lesson plan takes 30 minutes each class period, multiple times throughout the school year.
- Classroom/library books about Bald Eagles
- The Bald Eagle by Joe Gaspar or other books as they are available
- Decorah bald eagle cam and educational chat: https://www.raptorresource.org/classroom/
- Bald Eagle ABC Book (included with lesson plan or download here)
Vocabulary Development Slideshow
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Art, Elementary, Interactive, Language Arts, and Life Science
Teachers are welcome to apply for a Raptor Resource Project educational chat account to observe incubation, hatching, and eaglets with other classes from around the country. The chat is moderated by Raptor Resource Project volunteers. Link: https://www.raptorresource.org/classroom/. If you don’t have a Raptor Resource Project classroom account, register here: https://www.raptorresource.org/register/. All of our birdcams can be accessed at https://www.raptorresource.org/birdcams/.