Lesson Plan

Animal Life Cycles, All Around

Life cycles go around and around! In this technology-integrated lesson, students will research various animal life cycles and write about them.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to participate in a shared research and writing project and use a digital tool to produce and publish their writing.


(10 minutes)
Animal Life CyclesKangaroosLife Cycle of a BirdLife Cycle of a MouseOstriches
  • Engage learners by having them think about similarities and differences between a kangaroo and an ostrich.
  • Display the Kangaroos worksheet and Ostriches worksheet, read the text, and point out the images. Ask students to describe differences between the animals.
  • Tell the class that they will be conducting some research so they can describe and write about the life cycles of some different animals.