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Mammals

Course Book One Per Family

$19.99
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The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Mammals science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • 144 pages
  • Full-color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire bound; 8.5″x11″

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Add one Student Journal per child.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

$5.99
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Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 48- page Mammals Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

  • 48 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle stitched; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

$6.99
Details

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 80-page Mammals Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • 80 pages
  • Full-color
  • Saddle stitched; three-hole punched; perforated; 8.5″x11″
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Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack

$26.97
Front Covers of Mammals Book Pack Books
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Three full-color, interactive books included in the optional Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Mammals study.

Become a nature detective while searching for signs of ten different mammals in Can You Track It? Mammals. (42 pages, 11”x8.5”)

Come on a wild adventure through a continent filled with mammals unlike any other as you explore Marvelous Mammals from Down Under. (35 pages, 11”x8.5”)

Take a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of minks, raccoons, otters, beavers, and muskrats as you read the beautiful storybook-style writing of Mammals of Small Pond. (40 pages, 5.5”x8.5”)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons. 

Prairie Dog Town Mammals Grades 7-8 Extension

$6.99
Front Cover Prairie Dog Town By Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr
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Level 7

Surprisingly enough, comparatively little has been written about that most social and comical of our native animals, the prairie dog. A prairie dog town is laid out skillfully and carefully, with an eye to safety and comfort. Mostly underground, its tunnels and rooms are amazing to explore. In this engaging book by Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr we have a chance to see prairie dogs going about their business with their curious neighbors, including jackrabbits, owls, ferrets, and antelope.

Written by Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr

53 pages, 5.5″x8.5″

This book is suggested to accompany our Mammals science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8.

Details:

Immerse your children in the wonderful world of Mammals as they explore the anatomy, characteristics, and habitats of these unique animals. Explore this fun scientific subject through engaging videos, beautiful images, and hands-on activities. Easy-to-teach lessons will plunge you and your children into learning about fascinating felines, the mysterious world of bats, and much more.

Each family will need one copy of the Course Book and one Student Journal per child. Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book available below to expand learning and immerse your children in the beauty and wonder of Mammals!

Lesson 1 – Introduction to Mammals
Lesson 2 – Live Birth & Lactation
Lesson 3 – Odd-Toed Ungulates
Lesson 4 – Even-Toed Ungulates
Lesson 5 – Elephants
Lesson 6 – Primates
Lesson 7 – Felines
Lesson 8 – Canines
Lesson 9 – Monotremes
Lesson 10 – Marsupials
Lesson 11 – Bats
Lesson 12 – Rodents
Lesson 13 – Bears
Lesson 14 – Endangered Animals

Optional Suggested Reading

Optional books that correlate well with the Mammals science unit.
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Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack

$26.97
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Three full-color, interactive books included in the optional Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Mammals study.

Become a nature detective while searching for signs of ten different mammals in Can You Track It? Mammals. (42 pages, 11”x8.5”)

Come on a wild adventure through a continent filled with mammals unlike any other as you explore Marvelous Mammals from Down Under. (35 pages, 11”x8.5”)

Take a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of minks, raccoons, otters, beavers, and muskrats as you read the beautiful storybook-style writing of Mammals of Small Pond. (40 pages, 5.5”x8.5”)

These books are all published by The Good and the Beautiful Library and are designed to appeal to children in grades K–8. Lessons will prompt students when to read these optional books, but they are not integrated with the lessons. 

Prairie Dog Town Mammals Grades 7-8 Extension

$6.99
Details
Level 7

Surprisingly enough, comparatively little has been written about that most social and comical of our native animals, the prairie dog. A prairie dog town is laid out skillfully and carefully, with an eye to safety and comfort. Mostly underground, its tunnels and rooms are amazing to explore. In this engaging book by Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr we have a chance to see prairie dogs going about their business with their curious neighbors, including jackrabbits, owls, ferrets, and antelope.

Written by Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr

53 pages, 5.5″x8.5″

This book is suggested to accompany our Mammals science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8.

For Littles Mammals Bundle

$29.97
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Introduce your littlest learners—ages 2.5 to 5 years old—to science in a fun, unique way with our brand-new For Littles Mammals BundleThree original, hands-on resources will immerse children in learning as they explore the fun and unique attributes of animals from all over the world, find hidden images as they learn mammal facts, match up different mammals, or make silly creature combinations.

The For Littles Mammals Bundle pairs perfectly with our Mammals science unit to keep little hands busy while you are working with your older children or to use one-on-one with your preschooler. This special one-time release is only available while supplies last, so don’t miss it! Items not sold separately.


What Can You Do, Kangaroo? is filled with beautiful rhymes and facts about animals with vibrant illustrations perfect to catch your preschooler’s attention. 

Two Mammals Flip Books hands-on, independent activities perfect for preschoolers to explore as they match up different mammals or make silly creature combinations.

I Can Spy Mammals and Nature increases focus and attention to detail as children explore animals, nature, and habitats and find details and hidden images throughout this fun book.

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A Wolf in the North Woods by Heather Horn

$6.99
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Level 2

Life in the North Woods is full of surprises, danger, work, and best of all: adventure! Young wolf pups, Will and Beth, discover the skills of hunting and protecting as well as the love of family and nature. Follow the wolf siblings through the North Woods as they grow from newborn pups to helpful members of the pack.

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Facts About Cats & Dogs by Jenny Phillips and Sue Stuever Battel

$7.99
Details

Level 2

I can read it all by myself! Young readers will be excited to learn about two of their favorite animals in this adorable, fact-filled book. Cute photographs of real kittens, puppies, cats, and dogs will fascinate young readers as they keep reading to learn about these loveable animals’ behavior, diets, habits, and more. Facts about Cats & Dogs is perfect for children reading at Level 2, while five challenge words help them stretch their skills.

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Can You Track It? Mammals by Maggie Felsch and Shannen Yauger

$9.99
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Have you ever noticed animal tracks in the mud or the snow? Do you know what animal left those tracks? Did you pause to consider where that animal was going, what it was doing, or where it lived? A tree with claw scratches, a tuft of fur, a paw print, or a dropped feather may be all you have to go by. In this book, become a detective of mammal tracks and signs by searching for clues in the scene. See if you can figure out what animal left the tracks and signs, and then turn the page to see if you are right!

Become a nature detective by learning the tracks and signs of ten different mammals!

Written by Maggie Felsch and Shannen Yauger

42 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″

Marvelous Mammals from Down Under by Heather Horn

$9.99
Details

Come on a wild adventure through a continent filled with mammals unlike any other! Experience Australian mammals of the outback and coast, as well as their environments, in an interactive way. Look closely at the photographs and illustrations as you read about each unique species. What can you discover about the unusual mammals of the beautiful continent of Australia?

Written by Heather Horn

35 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Mammals science unit and is included in the optional Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

Mammals of Small Pond by Phoebe Erickson

$6.99
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Level 4

Life at the beaver pond is never dull or boring. The ebb and flow of work and play keeps all the little animals there busy throughout the year. With an entertaining storybook style, Mammals of Small Pond offers an insightful look at the day-to-day lives of minks, raccoons, otters, beavers, and muskrats. Follow along as they build homes, find food, teach their little ones, and have a bit of fun as well.

Written by Phoebe Erickson

40 pages, full color, 5.5″x8.5″

This book is an optional read-aloud book for our Mammals science unit and is included in the optional Read-Aloud Book Pack which is suggested to accompany that unit.

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Course Book (PDF)

$19.99
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PDF for self-printing

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Mammals science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 144 pages
  • Full-color

A Student Journal for each child is also needed to complete this course.

Student Journal Grades 3-6 (PDF)

$9.99
Details

PDF for self-printing

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the Mammals Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 80 pages
  • Full-color

Student Journal Grades 7-8 (PDF)

$9.99
Details

PDF for self-printing

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the Mammals Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

  • PDF for self-printing
  • 80 pages
  • Full-color

How the Unit Works

Required Course Items

Course Book Course Book

Details:

The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Mammals science course. Hands-on activities, engaging videos, vocabulary words, beautiful illustrations and images, along with engaging information is found throughout the course. Once you gather any simple lesson supplies, the lessons are open-and-go. Just turn to a lesson and start reading and learning together! This course is taught family-style and only one Course Book is needed per family.

  • 144 pages
  • Full-color
  • 14 lessons
  • Wire bound; 8.5″x11″

Student Journal Grades 3-6 Student Journal Grades 3-6

Details:

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 48-page Mammals Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities.

Student Journal Grades 7-8 Student Journal Grades 7-8

Details:

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 80-page Mammals Student Journal which includes interactive activities, games, and worksheets the child will complete during the lessons. The parent-led lessons in the Course Book will direct the student regarding when to complete the Student Journal activities. The grades 7–8 journal also includes a student-directed Lesson Extension for each lesson. These allow your older students to dive deeper into the lesson concepts.

Optional Suggested Reading

Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack

Details:

Three full-color, interactive books included in the optional Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning for all ages and provide a fun, engaging addition to your Mammals study. Purchase above. 

Includes:

  • Can You Track It? Mammals by Maggie Felsch and Shannen Yauger
  • Marvelous Mammals from Down Under by Heather Horn
  • Mammals of Small Pond by Phoebe Erickson

Prairie Dog Town Mammals Grades 7-8 Extension

Details:

We recommend this book as extra reading for students in Grades 7–8. In this engaging book, readers will explore the skillfully and carefully planned underground tunnel system of prairie dogs in addition to learning about their neighbors, such as jackrabbits, ferrets, badgers, antelope, and more! Purchase above.

Correlated reading—add additional learning and fun to your Mammals studies!

Facts About Cats & Dogs by Jenny Phillips and Sue Stuever Battel

Details:

Level 2

I can read it all by myself! Young readers will be excited to learn about two of their favorite animals in this adorable, fact-filled book. Cute photographs of real kittens, puppies, cats, and dogs will fascinate young readers as they keep reading to learn about these loveable animals’ behavior, diets, habits, and more. Facts about Cats & Dogs is perfect for children reading at Level 2, while five challenge words help them stretch their skills.

View sample

A Wolf in the North Woods by Heather Horn

Details:

Level 2

Life in the North Woods is full of surprises, danger, work, and best of all: adventure! Young wolf pups, Will and Beth, discover the skills of hunting and protecting as well as the love of family and nature. Follow the wolf siblings through the North Woods as they grow from newborn pups to helpful members of the pack.

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