Quest for the Tree Kangaroo




Quizlet

Vocabulary:
1. dwarfed: caused to appear smaller than something else
2. presence: to be present (there) in a place
3. procedure: a certain way to do something
4. outfitted: to be equipped with everything you need
5. transferred: moved from one place to another
6. calculate: To find out the amount or number of something
7. snug: tight and close-fitting
8. perch: sit or a place to sit as on a branch
9. enthusiastic: showing great and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.
10. beaming: Smiling brightly with pleasure and approval
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Genre: Informational Text

Big Idea: Wild Animals

Essential Question: Why is it important to research and protect endangered animals?


Comprehension

Target Skill: Cause and Effect

Target Strategy: Questioning

Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms and Antonyms

Game



Grammar: Verbs


Spelling:
Vowel + /r/ Sounds

Spelling City

Resources:
About the tree kangaroo:
__http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/endangered_species/tree_kangaroo/__

__http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/matschies-tree-kangaroo/


Video showing the author, other researchers, and real tree kangaroos:

__http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080205-kangaroo-video-wc.html__