Mammals

Printed Unit + PDF Download

$32.99
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Includes:

Physical unit 

  • 149 high-quality, full-color pages
    • Printed single-sided on 80# coated paper
    • Science units are not spiral-bound because so many pages need to be cut, removed, or copied.
  • World map and stickers, that are incorporated into lessons throughout the unit

  • Information to access three Mammals unit videos on goodandbeautiful.com/sciencevideos (not available in physical format)

Please note: Suggested reading books are a separate purchase and are not included with the purchase of the Mammals unit.

Complete PDF download

  • Digital copy of full unit for optional printing of consumable pages or copies for multiple children in the same household. Includes PDF files of the full Mammals unit, world map (print-at-home and full-size versions), and stickers.

Please note: free PDF only available with physical purchase. If you choose to return an unwanted unit or cancel an order, you will be charged the full amount for the PDF file; only the physical portion is refundable.

Print-At-Home PDF

$22.00
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You will receive a link to download the complete PDF science unit for self-printing.

Includes:

  • PDF 149-page Mammals unit
  • PDF world map (print-at-home and full-size versions)
  • PDF of stickers to accompany the map
  • Information to access the three Mammals unit videos on goodandbeautiful.com/sciencevideos

All PDF materials are for use within your family or school group and cannot be shared or distributed to others. 

Friendly Reminder: Downloads are always final sales and cannot be refunded if you later choose to purchase the printed unit.

Additional Options:

Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack

$27.97
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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
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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.

53 pages, written by Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr

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Immerse your children in the wonderful world of Mammals as they explore the anatomy, characteristics, and habitats of these unique animals. This 150-page unit features a large fold-out world map with stickers that are incorporated into lessons throughout the unit, three beautifully filmed and narrated videos, beautiful images, and engaging activities that will plunge you and your children into learning about fascinating felines, the mysterious world of bats, and much more. Engaging full-page lesson extensions for grades 7–8 guide older students as they explore science at a deeper level. Don’t forget the optional read-aloud book pack to expand learning!

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 Mammals

Optional Suggested Reading

Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack

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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

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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

View individual reading books that correlate well with the Mammals science unit. Our top picks include the Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack for all ages and Prairie Dog Town for grades 7+.
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Marvelous Mammals from Down Under by Heather Horn

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Picture Book for All Ages

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?

35 pages, full-color

Mole’s Hole by Jenny Phillips

$5.99
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Level 1A

Mole has a hole. It is deep and long. It has tunnels. It has a part to sleep in. This part she lines with dry grass. She is so snug as she sleeps in her dark, dark hole.

Learn about moles in this fun, cute story, just right for new readers!

30 pages

Calico by Ethel Calvert Phillips

$6.99
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Level 5

When a friendly, clever pony named Calico arrives at their farm, Roxy and Oliver couldn’t be more delighted. Every day becomes an adventure with their pony, the townsfolk, and the other farm animals. Whether they are wheeling about town in a little green cart, delivering Christmas to home-bound neighbors, or making daring rescues in the midst of dangerous weather, Calico keeps the children entertained with his astonishing stunts. Where did Calico learn his tricks? And how can Roxy and Oliver make sure he will be theirs forever?

117 pages

Mammals Read-Aloud Book Pack

$27.97
Details

View Sample

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.

53 pages, written by Margaret T. Raymond and Carl O. Mohr

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

$9.99
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Picture Book for All Ages

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!

42 pages, full-color, 11″x8.5″

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.

40 pages, full color

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.

63 Pages

Lions in the Barn by Virginia Voight

$5.99
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Level 4

“Most Daring Animal Trainer in the World,” the sign reads, and Sr. Dobbinelli is in need of a good, stout winter barn for his circus animals. Clay and his family have just the barn in Connecticut, but do they have what it takes to care for lions and tigers?

In this delightful tale of adventure and family life on the farm, Clay is in for some lessons on responsibility and wild animal training.

63 pages

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

$7.99
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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 and Dogs is perfect for children reading at Level 2, while five challenge words help them stretch their skills.

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

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