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They can stand, use the backs of their fingers like feet when they walk, and eat up to 40 pounds of plants each day! Spend some time learning all about these gentle giants with our Gorilla Lapbook.
How to Complete Research for the Gorilla Lapbook
By the time your student is finished with the Gorilla Lapbook, she will be an expert on these amazing primates.
This lapbook was designed to give your student ample research opportunities. I recommend teaching your student how to find quality websites such as National Geographic or National Geographic Kids, San Diego Zoo, or going to the library to get books for this project.
Your student will have to conduct simple research in order to create this lapbook. However, prompts on the pages will guide her through the process and teach her the meanings of new words.
For example, as your student is completing the Anatomy Layer Book, she will read through this information on the page:
Anatomy includes the physical characteristics of an animal. What is this animal’s anatomy? How tall is it? How much does it weigh? Record facts about the animal’s anatomy on the pages provided.
Gorilla Lapbook Printables
The printable file includes ten mini-books for your student to create a Gorilla Lapbook:
- Cover Piece
- Gorilla Habitat House Shape Book
- Finding Gorillas Map Book
- Gorilla Fun Facts Tab Book
- Gorilla Predators Matchbook
- Creature Features Layer Book
- Gorilla Diet Plate Shape Book
- Group Name Simple Fold Book
- Classification Simple Fold Book
- Gorilla Communication Clipboard
How to Get Started with Your Gorilla Lapbook
Follow these simple instructions to get started with the lapbook.
- If you want, go to your local library and check out books about gorillas. You can also encourage your student to use websites.
- Buy the Gorilla Lapbook from the Tip-Top Printables Shop.
- Choose from two versions: full color mini-books or black and white mini-books.
- Print and prepare the mini-books you want to use with your student.
- Enjoy a week of reading and learning all about gorillas!
Get Your Lapbook
You can snag your lapbook right here, or you can go to the shop to check out the details and other animal lapbooks.
Explore More Animal Lapbooks
We have gobs of animal lapbooks at Homeschool Share; explore the list and find more learning opportunities for your students.