Ch 34: Woodpeckers for Elementary School

About This Chapter

If your elementary school students need to review information about woodpeckers for an upcoming exam or assignment, have them complete this useful online chapter. They'll review short and engaging woodpecker lessons that are taught by expert instructors.

Woodpeckers for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter is designed to improve your elementary school students' knowledge of woodpeckers. Using a fun and entertaining teaching style, our instructors break down interesting facts about many types of woodpeckers, including pileated, ivory-billed and red-headed woodpeckers. Your students are encouraged to take the chapter's lesson quizzes to make sure they fully understand the information. The chapter can also be accessed on any device that has an Internet connection.

Chapter Topics

  • Facts about woodpeckers
  • Downy woodpeckers
  • Pileated woodpeckers
  • Ivory-billed woodpeckers
  • Red-headed woodpeckers
  • Red-cockaded woodpeckers

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help learning about woodpeckers will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn basic information about woodpeckers.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding facts about woodpeckers
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about different types of woodpeckers
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about woodpeckers
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra resources about animals

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the woodpecker topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about woodpeckers.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands woodpecker facts by administering the Woodpeckers for Elementary School chapter exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 34: Woodpeckers for Elementary School
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Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

1. Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

The woodpecker is a common bird found in almost all parts of the world. Although all woodpeckers share some of the same traits, there are many different types of woodpecker, each having their own characteristics.

Downy Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

2. Downy Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

The downy woodpecker is the smallest species of woodpecker in North America, and it's also one of the most common. While it looks similar to other species, it has other characteristics that make it unique.

Pileated Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

3. Pileated Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

Rat-a-tat-tat. Rat-a-tat-tat. What is that sound you hear coming from the woods? It just might be a pileated woodpecker! Read this lesson to find out all about these large North American woodpeckers.

Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

4. Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

The ivory-billed woodpecker was a large species of woodpecker living mainly in North America. It has been considered extinct since the mid-1900s, but recently people have claimed it was spotted in the United States.

Red-Headed Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

5. Red-Headed Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

The red-headed woodpecker is a common bird, but it has some really unique characteristics. This lesson will describe the appearance and lifestyle of this very colorful bird.

Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

6. Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Facts: Lesson for Kids

The red-cockaded woodpecker is a rare and endangered species of woodpecker. It was found all over the Southwest Region of the United States, but in recent decades the population has gone down dramatically.

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