September 2022

Elephant Friends

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Game Show - Elephant Friends

Videos (1)

Games (1)

Skill-Building Sheets

Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Children will compare and contrast how elephants and people build communities.


Science Focus:

animal behavior


SEL Focus:

social awareness/responsible decision making


ELA Skills:

key details, vocabulary, text evidence, writing, compare/contrast


Page 4 Skill:

read a diagram



community, wrestle, comfort, communicate



RI.2.1 key details; RI.2.2 identify the main topic; RI.2.3 make connections; RI.2.4 determine meanings of words; RI.2.5 use text features; RI.2.8 support author’s points; RI.2.10 read informational texts; SL.2.1 collaborative conversations; SL.2.3 ask and answer questions; W.2.2 expository writing


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