Reading To Learn: Dinosaurs Among Us

Unit 6: Evidence of Common Ancestry
Lesson 2 of 12

Objective: SWBAT create a picture book based on a scientific article that introduces students to the idea that birds are modern day dinosaurs.

Big Idea: Reading to learn is tough but that does not mean it can't be fun! Students work to "translate" a scientific article from a renowned paleontologist into "everyday speak" that any young person can understand without losing the article's integrity.

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Science, ecosystem, ancestry, Evolution, Common Ancestors, LS4.A, Evidence of common ancestry, ancestors, fossils
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