SHEEP LESSON PLAN
- Read lesson
(see below) or have students read it silently.
- Have students answer the questions on the worksheet.
- Discuss answers to questions.
Text from the story:
There are many different kinds
of sheep, but they are all plant-eating animals
with hoofed feet. Plant eating animals are
called "herbivores". Sheep eat grass, leaves,
twigs, and young plants. Instead of eating three
meals each day like you probably do, sheep
graze. That means they eat a little all day
long. Like cattle, sheep chew their food twice
to digest it well. Animals that do this are call
Adult female sheep are called
ewes. Adult male sheep are called rams. Baby
sheep are called lambs. Ewes can weigh between
100 and 220 pounds, and rams can weigh between
150 and 340 pounds! That means that sheep are
about as heavy as or even heavier than most
Printable reading worksheet for this lesson.
Includes reading passage, and
comprehension questions activity exercise.
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