class enjoyed learning more about whales. We started by reading
several books about whales. We read: Humpback Goes North by
Darice Bailer, Do Whales Have Belly Buttons? by Melvin and Gilda
Berger, A Whale is Not a Fish and Other Animal Mix-ups by Melvin
Berger, and Animals in the Wild Whale and Dolphin by Vincent
Serventy. Our class then spent time at the Whale Tales Online
Activities. We really enjoyed the many activities and learned
a lot about whales. We loved the mystery ink page! The students
learned many interesting facts about whales.
are some of the stories that our class wrote about whales:
blue whale is the biggest whale of all. My favorite is the killer
whale. Whales teeth are about 3 inches long. The baby blue whale
is about 25 feet long. Whales are GREAT!
have belly buttons. They feed their calves milk. Some whales
have teeth and some don’t. The ones that don’t are
called baleen whales. There are all kinds of whales. Their teeth
are about 3 inches long.
can stay under water for about 20 minutes to 2 hours. A whale
breathes through its blowhole. The biggest whale is a blue whale.
A humpback whale sings. My favorite whale is a killer whale.
I love whales.
is a mammal. They breathe through a blowhole. I love blue whales.
A blue whale weighs about 25 elephants.
drew pictures of whales.
labels her picture showing the blowhole, fins, tail, and teeth.
picture is the whale breathing through its blowhole.
whale is swimming around some little fish.