Teach About Sharks With Free Printable Worksheets
It's always good to hear the word free when you're a homeschool teacher. You're always looking for
Hi! This is Meghan Lynn Allen for About.com, and today we'll discuss how to teach about sharks using free, printable worksheets.It's always good to hear the word free when you're a homeschool teacher. You're always looking for new and better resources. And why not look to the Internet where you can find some free printable worksheets to use in your class. There are a variety online and a variety of websites.You can focus your attention on reading comprehension when it comes to sharks and print out a short story about sharks with a question and answer worksheet. If you're looking to save paper, you can print on both sides. And when you look at this worksheet from superteacherworksheets.com, not only do they have the story, the question and answer page, but also a legend for the teach with all the answers.You can also focus on words -- word games, puzzles, fill-ins, crosswords, anything you can imagine, you can find on a free, printable worksheet. Here you have one with fill in the missing letter. You're working on your student's spelling skills when they learn about sharks, and also working on memorization. Perhaps later in the week, you can use this as part of a vocabulary quiz.You can also focus your efforts on writing. Here is a creative writing exercise on sharks that I found free, online, as a printable worksheet. Your students get the first few sentences, the impetus, the inspiration for their own shark story, and they do the rest.And why not combine all three -- reading, writing, and spelling? Here's a free printable worksheet from About.com's own Homeschooling site. And you can use it as a color page. Students can color in the shark and the rest of the picture, read a paragraph, and then do some fill in the blank word exercises. And if you'd like to use this as a quiz, you can do that as well.There are plenty of websites out there where you can print out free worksheets for your classroom, but beware of websites that ask for your personal information or charge you for software or just to use your system.Thanks for watching. To learn more, visit us on the web at About.com.