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Animal Adaptations
Mrs. Campbell’s Third Grade
Week of November 30 (Due Friday)
Editor’s Hat
Tip: Good writers know how to use commas
in a series. When there are three or
more words, remember to use a comma
after each word.

1. hibernating migrating and instinct are behavioral


adaptations
2. mimicry camouflage and beaks are physical adaptations
3. does a spider make a web by instinct
4. hunting is a learned behavior for bears

Word Study Hat

Sorting words helps us remember how to spell


them.

Sort these words according to the categories


on the next page.
proud brown howl mouth
pout owl count crown
clown drought growl south
ou ow

Homonyms:. Illustrate each word in the boxes.

pound pound

Write one sentence that uses both words:

Crazy Compounds! Make a new compound word:

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Thinker’s Hat:
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dragon fly
If this word is the answer,
what is the question?

physical adaptation
Write the question here:

Now try this: circle the word that does not belong in each
group. Use the box to explain why it doesn’t.

mimicry
camouflage
hibernation
beaks

Use the following words to create an analogy


migration
bears
_________is to ________
geese
hibernation
as ________ is to ___________.
Vocabulary Expert’s Hat

Create new sentences about


animals for each word that shows
you know what the word means.

1. 2.
behavioral adaptation Physical adaptation

3. migrate 4. camouflage

Put the number of the word with the right meaning:


_____ Animals move from place to place to get the food and water
they need.
_____ The way an animal is made helps it survive in its surroundings.
_____ Some animals use their color to blend in with with their
surroundings.
_____ Animals do things that help them survive in their
environment.

Writer’s Hat
Write a paragraph about an animal. Use the
attached handwriting paper.
• Indent the first sentence.
• The first sentence is the topic sentence—it tells
about the topic or main idea of the paragraph.
• The other sentences are related to the topic
sentence.
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