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An Elephant's Life

For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is an interesting worksheet that's all about elephants. In it, learners answer ten true-or-false questions about elephants, then respond to ten questions that come from a story about Daisy, the circus elephant. The questions should...
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Great Elephant Census Modeling Activity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
They say elephants never forget—and your class won't forget an insightful modeling activity either! Junior zoologists take part in a mock elephant census using the sample count and total count methods. The included materials provide...
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Where is Shirley the Elephant?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young animal lovers engage in a instructional activity that's all about elephants. They access an elephant sanctuary website and read a story about Shirley the elephant. They perform a series of activities based upon that story, and also...
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Color Me: The Elephant

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Join the herd! Teach your young Spanish language learners the Spanish word for elephant, and have them color the picture provided. You could also introduce other basic Spanish vocabulary like sol, tierra, and agua. 
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Elephant Ears-African Or Asian

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of African and Asian elephants. They conduct research while comparing and contrasting the two different types of elephants. The lesson plan has some background information for the teacher to use. Students...
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Elephant Procession

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research the people, customs, and traditions of Sri Lanka. They discover the importance of elephants in Sri Lankan history in the areas of warfare, field work, and transportation. They then produce a highly ornate picture of an...
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"Weighing the Elephant"

For Teachers K - 12th
Can your class solve the problem presented in the Chinese folktale, "Weighing the Elephant?" Read your class the description before having them attempt to solve the problem. After they've come up with an answer (or attempted to!), finish...
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2 Elephants

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
In this number 2 worksheet, students look at the 2 different sized elephants, trace the number 2 three times and the word two twice and then print each one 5 times on their own.
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"Shooting An Elephant": George Orwell's Essay on His Life in Burma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school readers examine George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" for examples of symbolism, metaphor, connotation, and irony. They analyze how these literary tools convey the writer's main point and contribute to the persuasive...
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Elephant Feed

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Four elephants race to snatch up all the peanuts in a synonym learning game. Players turn into peanut hungry elephants in a synonym learning game. Opponents read a word and race to locate its synonym earning points till the time ends.  
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Elephant Earth Adventures . . .

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension about African elephants worksheet, students read factual passages about their physical characteristics, amazing facts, tusk uses, ears, trunk, skin, movement, food needs, extended families, and the active...
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Elephants

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore elephants.  In this elephant art lesson, students compare Asian and African elephants, and draw an elephant by following step by step instructions from the teacher.
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Elephants

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study elephants and the features they have that help to keep them cool.  For this elephants lesson students research a feature of the elephant. 
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

CSI Wildlife

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can DNA fingerprinting prevent the extinction of elephants? Young scientists learn about DNA fingerprinting before applying their knowledge to case studies of elephant poaching. The first case requires them to match the DNA from a tusk...
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Elephants

For Students 4th - 6th
In this elephant worksheet, students read the nature website information regarding elephants and answer the 10 true/false questions.
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The Elephant

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Students listen to a story about helping others. In this citizenship lesson, students investigate a group of animals that do not want to help an ant. Students learn about elephants and sing songs about the elelphant in story.
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Baby Elephant Orphans Get New Home, Families

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students react to a series of statements about elephants, then read a news article about how workers at an elephant orphanage are working to return the animals to the wild. In the animal studies and current events lesson, the teacher...
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Elephant Seals - Evolution

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create posters or skits based on specific adaptive characteristics of elephant seals.
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The Blind Men and the Elephant

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Sometimes it's necessary to view the whole picture before making a judgment about a small part. Read a short story about five blind men who try to identify an elephant by feeling different parts and coming to their own conclusions....
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Elephant Mask Template

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this coloring worksheet, students color, cut and decorate an elephant mask. The mask may be used to allow students to act out a story with an elephant, discuss the characteristics of elephants, or to use for a party. Students practice...
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Footprints: Take a Step into Estimation

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Compare sizes of student footprints with those of elephants and sauropod dinosaurs! Upper graders make estimations of the areas of irregular shapes; students use grids to make and explain estimates within low and high ranges.
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Was it Fair for the Elephant's Child?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use literature to explore ideas of justice. They discuss what makes something fair or unfair. They draw and explain cartoons that tell the story.
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Africa: Elephant Adjectives Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this African elephant worksheet, students write six adjectives that describe the elephant in the center of the graphic organizer. Students use each of their adjectives in a sentence.
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Ant and Elephant

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Have you ever wondered how many ants make up an elephant? Inquisitive minds will be amazed as they use scientific notation to compute and compare the mass of an elephant to an ant. Have participants make guesses and see how close they...

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