Giant Squid

by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann

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AwardSibert Award

Activities
Word Search – Ocean Animals
https://www.education.com/download/worksheet/28465/ocean-animals-word-search-third.pdf

Books about Squids
594 BLA Octobpuses, Squids, and the Relatives (Invertebrates series)
594 CER Giant Squid by Mary M. Cerullo and Clyde F. E Roper (Smithsonian)
594.58 GAR Giant Squid/ Garcia (Secrets of the Animal World series)
594.58 KIN Suids/ Kinchen (Nature’s Children series)

Websites
Author – Candice Fleming – Giant Squid
http://www.candacefleming.com/books/bk_giant_squid.html
Includes Teacher’s Guide – Scientic Method

Enchanted Learning – Giant Squid
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/invertebrates/giantsquid/Giantsqprintout.shtml
How Big Are Giant Squids?
https://curiosity.com/topics/how-big-are-giant-squids-curiosity/

 

Review of the 2017 Sibert Award Winners – Horn Book
http://www.hbook.com/2017/01/news/awards/reviews-of-the-2017-sibert-award-winners/

Scholastic – Investigate the Giant Squid
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/explorations/tguide/squid.htm

Smithsonian – In Search of the Giant Squid
http://ocean.si.edu/sites/default/files/lesson_plans/%5Buser%5D/In%20Search%20of%20Giant%20Squid%20Lesson%20Plan.pdf

 

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Giant Squid

This month we are learning about different children’s book awards.  This  past week we talked about the Sibert Award for Nonfiction Books.  We read one of the winners of this year’s Sibert Honor Award –  Giant Squid by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Eric Rohmann.

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Additional Activities

Featured Books/Bookmark – Sibert Award

Word Search – Ocean Animals (Habitat Series)

Coloring Page – Giant Squid

Video – Giant Squid