Whoo Eats What?by: Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry

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Owls are fascination birds of prey. These nocturnal hunters are sometimes heard but rarely seen, making them even more intriguing and mysterious. These lessons feature two stories about owls. In both lessons, students dissect owl pellets to learn more about an owl’s diet. The stories, along with the pellet dissection, provide a context for student to learn about energy transfer from one living thing to another.

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  • on Tue May 07, 2013 6:21 PM

I love this book chapter lesson! First, it is written in the 5E learning cycle model. The 5E is a great way to help gain student interest and motivation in a lesson. The lesson also breaks down the activity into two grade "chunk" levels - K-3 and 4-6. However, I could easily use the 4-6 with my 7th grade students with little to no modifications. The lesson ideas are clear and easy to follow. The OWL chart is included for use in the classroom. Overall, I highly recommend this book chapter for teachers working with owl pellets in grades K-7.

Susanne Hokkanen  (Orland Park, IL)
Susanne Hokkanen (Orland Park, IL)

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