Mentor Text: What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? - Ideas By Jivey: For the Classroom

Mentor Text: What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?

This morning, I'm linking up with Collaboration Cuties to share an exciting science mentor text with you! It's called What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?

This book is great for ANY grade! Here is an example of the first page...
I have the students predict to what animal they think the nose belongs... they get VERY excited about figuring them out! This one is pretty easy actually, but later some of them get really tricky!! When we turn the page, they see if their prediction is correct, and then they learn why animals have different noses!

The book goes through noses, ears, tails, eyes, feet, and mouths. I created this freebie you can use right along with the book!
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Make sure to go link up with Amanda and Stacia to share your favorite science mentor texts, and go check out the great ideas from everyone else, too!

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This week, back by popular demand, let's link up our favorite math games again, but this time, let's focus on math partner games that use cards! :)

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  1. This is a great book for teaching adapations!

    Thanks for linking up and for the freebie!
    Collaboration Cuties

  2. I think I have this book on my shelf...I'm going to need to dig it out! Thanks for the freebie.
    Hunter's Tales from Teaching

  3. That looks like a great book! I pinned this blog post so that I remember to buy this book and pick up your freebie! Thanks for sharing!
    Forever A Teacher, Forever A Learner

  4. I love this author! Thanks so much for sharing this activity, as he is our last "Author in the Spotlight" of the year!

    Sarah @ Hoots N' Hollers

  5. I already taught adaptations, but I pinned it for next year. Love the freebie- thanks!

    iTeach 1:1

  6. I think I have this book too-now I have to find it to use your great freebie! :O) Thanks for sharing!
    ***Looking forward to Thursday!!!
    Head Over Heels For Teaching

  7. I will have to pull this out next year when I teach adaptations - thanks for the reminder to use a book I already own!!

    Looking From Third to Fourth

  8. Thanks for sharing the freebie! We actually just picked up this book for next week to do main idea.

    :) Tamra and Sarah
    First Grade Buddies

  9. I love this book and the kids do too. I haven't read it this year, so I'm thrilled to have your freebie to go along with it. Thanks so much.
    I'm a new follower.

    School Is a Happy Place

  10. I have this book! I forgot about it! Thanks for the freebie to go with it.
    Learning With Mrs. Brinn


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