Ecosystems Scavenger Hunt Reading Activity


Are you in need of an engaging and authentic way to teach biomes and ecosystems? This scavenger hunt is exactly what you need! Give your students the opportunity to move around the classroom to find the different clues to answer the questions in this interdisciplinary activity!

File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

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This Product Includes:

✓ Deserts
✓ Grasslands
✓ Tundra
✓ Savannas
✓ Coniferous forests
✓ Mountains
✓ Deciduous forests
✓ Wetlands
✓ Tropical rain forests
✓ Arctic
✓ Prairies
✓ Antarctic
✓ Oceans
✓ Freshwater

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Half sheets that describe each biome, including fun facts
✓ Two different types of question sheets: The first set of questions highlights each biome and requires students to read the card in order to answer the question. The second set of questions is riddles that require students to read all of the cards and determine which biome it is describing. (Includes a printer-friendly version!)

✓ Venn diagrams for students to compare and contrast biomes
✓ Interdisciplinary reading skills
✓ Answer key

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ Print them out, cut them in half, and laminate them, if desired.
✓ Independent work
✓ Partner work
✓ Centers
✓ Small groups

Don’t Miss Out!

This activity is perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! It is low prep, too!

With a complete scavenger hunt included, it comes complete with everything you need! It’s definitely worth the value!

This activity is perfect if you have to teach about ecosystems but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! This activity saves you time! Additionally, it’s perfect for when you have a substitute!

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