Learn about Australian Animals with this information-gathering PowerPoint slideshow. This Australian animal information PowerPoint includes real photographs of each of the six animals.
This PowerPoint and information gathering template will help your students to collect and organise information on six different Australian Animals: koala, kangaroo, echidna, bilby, wombat and platypus.
It is easily differentiated (use one slide or two per animal) and is great preparation for Information Report writing!
Here’s what is included:
✔Animal fact slides (2 per animal)
✔Six Aussie animals: koala, platypus, kangaroo, echidna, bilby and wombat
✔Each slide set includes information on each animal’s habitat, diet, lifecycle, appearance, scientific name (word history/meaning/etymology) and interesting facts – great for printing and displaying around the classroom!
✔Information gathering template divided into habitat, appearance, diet, lifecycle and interesting facts.
✔Students can use the template to begin paragraphs of their first Information Report draft!
This resource would work for grades 2-3
Here are some possible uses for these in your classroom:
✿ Explicitly introduce each animal
✿ Model information gathering to your students
✿Use posters as information stations for students to collect information (students this age need scaffolded note-taking)
✿ information text reading focus for small group work