El Viaje al Zoo

Discover interesting facts about zoo animals!



Created by
Kate Elling


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"Zoo." Center for Applied Second Language Studies. 02/16/2006

Activity Description

Letís discover interesting facts about the animals we will see at the zoo before we go!




Activity Directions

1. Select a mammal, amphibian, fish or bird to research from the list of zoo animals below.

2. Create a 5-slide PowerPoint presentation in Spanish.

3. The first three slides should include the following information:
a. Common and scientific name of animal.
b. Where does the animal live? (Be specific as to country/forest/ocean.)
c. Describe the animal's habitat.
d. What does the animal eat?
e. Find 3-5 interesting and descriptive details (does it have the longest tail? Does it have the shortest ears, etc.) and a picture.
f. Is the animal an endangered species?
g. How does the animal protect itself?

4. On the 4th slide, create a 3-4 question quiz in Spanish about your animal. What is the most interesting information that you think is important to remember?

5. Answers to your quiz should be on the fifth slide (in Spanish).



Resources Required

 ResourceTypeRequirementsFile
1.List of Zoo AnimalsHandoutHardware:
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
Los_Animales_del_Zoo.doc
2.Minnesota ZooWeb Site
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3.Zoologico de Fuengirola - EspanaWeb Site
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4.Barcelona Zoo - SpainWeb Site
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5.Zoo de Madrid - SpainWeb Site
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6.ParqueMetropolitano de Santiago - ChileWeb Site
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7.AssessmentHandoutHardware:
PC

Software:
Microsoft Office
El_Viaje_al_Zoo_rubric.doc



1 hour a day
for 3 days

Last updated: December 05 2005, 12:00 pm
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