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Madagascar Lesson Plans World Geography

Madagascar Lesson Plans World Geography

Student’s will research an animal, complete a writing assignment, and describe how humans have interacted with the animals. Upon completion of the assignment student’s will view Madagascar I, Madagascar II, and Madagascar III and answer questions Student’s read a brief outline of Madagascar and answer 10 questions. Students then complete some zoological questions regarding different animal species.  For more World Geography Lesson Plans Click Here.

Madagascar Reading Students read an outline of the country of Madagascar and answer 10 questions. Students then complete some zoological questions prior to watching the film.

Madgascar Activity I Teacher Answers for the above activity. Note that this packet also contains additional activities.

Madagascar Activity II Peace Park Reading: Peace Park Reading Activity.

Animal Research Project: Assignment outline and grading rubric.
Links have been provided below for the animals to research.
*Wikipedia is a good source for basic information. The links at the bottom of the page often contain additional websites that are helpful in research.
*You may also use National Geographic Animal Search Feature.
*Another resource is the World Wildlife Fund Endangered Species List

Animal Research Links Webcam Link
Asian ElephantAsian Elephant Wikipedia;
Asian Elephant National Geographic
Elephant Cam
African ElephantAfrican Elephant Wikipedia; African Elephant National Geographic/African Elephant Cam
GiraffeGiraffe WikipediaGiraffe Cam
Bactrian CamelBactrian Camel Wikipedia
Dromedary CamelDromedary Wikipedia
Black RhinocerosBlack Rhinoceros WikipediaRhino Cam
Indian RhinocerosIndian Rhinoceros WikipediaRhino Cam
ToucanToucan Wikipedia
PenguinPenguin WikipediaPenguin Cam
EmuEmu Wikipedia
KangarooKangaroo Wikipedia
KoalaKoala Wikipedia
Bald EagleBald Eagle WikipediaBald Eagle Cam
ZebraZebra Wikipedia
American BisonAmerican BisonAmerican Bison Cam
WildebeestWildebeest WikipediaWildebeest Cam
Japanese MacaqueJapanese Macaque WikipediaJapanese Macaque Cam
JaguarJaguar WikipediaJaguar Cam
LionLion WikipediaLion Cam
GorillaGorilla WikipediaGorilla Cam
Musk DeerMusk Deer Wikipedia
OrangutanOrangutan WikipediaOrangutan Cam
HippopotamusHippopotamus WikipediaHippo Cam
Hyacinth Macaw (blue)Hyacinth Macaw (Blue) Wikipedia
Polar BearPolar Bear WikipediaPolar Bear Cam
Siberian Tiger (Amur Tiger)Siberian Tiger WikipediaSiberian Tiger (Amur Tiger) Cam
PandaPanda WikipediaPanda Cam
Burmese PythonBurmese Python Wikipedia
Indian CobraIndian Cobra Wikipedia
OstrichOstrich WikipediaOstrich Cam