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Connections ~ Rain Forest Unit Study, Lesson Plans, Lapbooks, Printables

Level 1 Resource

Jungle Puzzle by Maureen Spell
Little Lapbook Instructions
Jungle Puzzle Instructions
Jungle Puzzle 1
Jungle Puzzle 2
Jungle Puzzle 3

Level 2 HSS Units

The Parrot Tico Tango

Level 3 HSS Units

The Great Kapok Tree

The Umbrella

Lake of the Big Snake: An African Rain Forest Adventure

Chocolate Unit Study


Sloths Lapbook

Manatee Lapbook

Brazil Lapbook


Library List

Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House #6) by Mary Pope Osborne
Chico Mendes: Defender of the Rain Forest by Joann Burch
Exploring the Rain Forest by Mattias Klum
How Monkeys Make Chocolate: Foods and Medicines from the Rain Forest by Adrian Forsyth
If I Ran the Rain Forest (The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library) by Bonnie Worth
In the Rainforest (The Magic School Bus) by Joanna Cole
Jaguar in the Rain Forest (Just for a Day Series) by Joanne Ryder
Jaguar by Roland Smith (older reader, 149 pgs.)
Journey Through a Tropical Jungle by Adrian Forsyth
Jungle Drum
by Deanna Wundrow Life in the Rainforests: Animals, People, Plants by Lucy Baker
Living in a Rainforest (several titles by different authors. The Rookie Read About series one is by Allan Fowler)
Nature’s Green Umbrella–Tropical Rain Forests by Gail Gibbons
Nature Search: Rain Forest by Paul Sterry
One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest by Jean Craighead George
One Small Square in the Tropical Rainforest by Donald M. SilverRain Forest (DK’s Look Closer series) by Barbara Taylor
Rainforests: An Activity Guide for Ages 6-9 by Nancy F. Castaldo
Rainforest Colors by Susan Canizares
Rain Forests (Magic Tree House Research Guide) by Will And Ma Osborne
The Remarkable Rainforest: An Active-Learning Book for Kids
by Toni Albert
A Walk in the Rainforest by Kristin Joy Pratt
Welcome to the Green House by Jane Yolen