Bear Necessities is an exciting new resource for pupils aged 7-11 from WSPA, supporting key topics within the Literacy curriculum whilst examining the importance of animal welfare.
All of the materials required to deliver two exciting lessons and one high impact class assembly are available for free download below. Find pupil worksheets and delivery notes as well as an engaging video clip.
Also available for free download is a bear fact pack containing stimulating information to help children learn about the different types of bears, their habitats, diets and behaviour.
The resource also provides ideas for fun and interactive fundraising activities which can be undertaken at class or whole school level to help raise funds for WSPA to support our work in rescuing and rehabilitating bears.
To order your bright and engaging classroom poster and be in with a chance of receiving a hard copy of the Bears of the World fact pack send an email containing the information outlined below to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Bears of the World Fact Pack
Click on the links below to download WSPA’s Bears of the World Fact pack. The pack contains fact sheets which provide information about the various different species as well as a booklet outlining the numerous threats to bears and the work which WSPA does to help address these threats. The fact sheets provide a useful example of non-fiction writing to support the fiction and non-fiction lesson plan as well as providing an informative and engaging resource which will help to grab your pupils’ attention.
Lesson Plans and Resources
The PDFs below will provide you with everything you need to deliver engaging lessons on folktales and the difference between fiction and non-fiction writing. The Lesson Plan provides a step by step guide to this exciting topic, including timings, learning objectives and the necessary background information. Supporting Pupil Worksheets can be also be downloaded below.
The PDFs below will provide you with everything you need to deliver a thought provoking assembly on being an active citizen. The Assembly Plan provides a step by step guide to this exciting topic along with timings, learning objectives and background information. There is also an accompanying poem sheet which can be downloaded for use during the assembly. The video below can be downloaded from You Tube and used to support the delivery of the assembly. To download the video simply visit www.keepvid.com and enter the following URL when prompted: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDndDerH4UQ and hit the download button.
Please note the video was produced in 2006.
Now that your class have learnt a bit more about the work of WSPA, why not try some of these exciting fundraising activities to help WSPA continue their work rescuing and rehabilitating bears.