“Herd and Pack Animals in Africa”, Grade 4


Herd And Pack Animals In Africa is a package of worksheets focusing on the herd animals of zebra, giraffe and elephant. Hyena and wild dog, are included. Four pages of reading and writing. Could lead into enquiry tasks as it gives a good foundation.

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Herd and Pack Animals in Africa

Herd and Pack Animals In Africa is a 4-page literacy pack. Probably three half-hour lessons. This is reading and writing for Grades 4 and 5. Your student will read about herd animals such as the zebra, giraffe  and elephant. Pack animals in this text are the hyena and the wild dog. There are pages of follow-on language activities. A one-page line drawing of an impala is included. Includes a fill-in-the-gaps. Then the student writes about their choice of mammal.

Anyone can teach effectively using this unit. Great for home schooling, tutoring and small group instruction. It can be used for full classroom teaching as well, especially whole class instruction leading into enquiry tasks.

Needing some guidance on how to help your child with creative writing tasks? Link is below. There is a task where the child writes about an animal of his or her choice.

Trees is a unit of work that explains the tree from a scientific point of view. Here is the link:

This Page can help guide you when your child is asked to write an account, or a story:
Literacy For Grade 4 And 5, Home School

Free to make copies for teaching purposes.