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Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish

Course Book One Per Family

$19.99
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The full-color Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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. 

  • 96 pages
  • Full color
  • 13 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

$4.99
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Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 32-page Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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.

  • 32 pages
  • Full color
  • Saddle stitched; three hole punched; perforated; 8.5″ X 11″

Student Journal Grades 7-8 One Per Student

$5.99
Details

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 56-page Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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.

  • 56 pages
  • Full color
  • Saddle stitched; three hole punched; perforated; 8.5″ X 11″
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Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Read-Aloud Book Pack

$14.98
Front Covers Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Science Unit Book Pack
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Two interactive books included in the optional Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your science studies.

As the “biggest rattler on the mountainside,” Buzztail has seen it all. As you follow along with his adventures and challenges, you will learn about the life cycle of a rattlesnake and meet many other animals and plants that share his ecosystem. This entertaining, yet informative, story will leave you with a deeper knowledge and appreciation of these scaly, slithering creatures. (58 pages, 5.5”x8.5”)

From frogs with big eyes to salamanders that don’t use their eyes at all, from turtles that lure prey right into their mouths to lizards that snatch up insects with suction-cup tongues, there is so much variety to be found among reptiles and amphibians. Packed with vibrant full-color photos that are both entertaining and informational, Curious Reptiles and Amphibians explores fun facts about many of God’s most fascinating creatures. (59 pages, 11”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.

The Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Questions & Answers Book by Meg Jenkins

$6.99
Front Cover and Spread The Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Question and Answers Book
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Did you know there are lizards that can glide so far they look like they’re flying? Have you ever wondered how geckos can run along ceilings without falling? The Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Questions & Answers Book answers these questions and more, from which animal has the strongest bite, to who lives in the deepest part of the ocean. Stunning real-life imagery and fascinating facts make this a must-have book for all ages.

35 pages, full-color, written by The Good and the Beautiful Team

This book is suggested to accompany our Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8.

Details:

Travel the globe while you explore the amazing world of scaly, slithering, and swimming creatures as a family! The new Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish science unit features easy-to-teach lessons, captivating videos, and exciting activities to immerse children in the lives, characteristics, and ecosystems of these unusual animals.

Don’t miss the read-aloud book pack and 7–8 extension book to expand learning and immerse your children in the lives of these amazing creatures!

Lesson 1 – Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish
Lesson 2 – Turtles
Lesson 3 – Snakes
Lesson 4 – Lizards
Lesson 5 – Crocodilians
Lesson 6 – Tuataras
Lesson 7 – Frogs and Toads, Part 1
Lesson 8 – Frogs and Toads, Part 2
Lesson 9 – Newts and Salamanders
Lesson 10 – Caecilians
Lesson 11 – Fish Features
Lesson 12 – Saltwater Fish
Lesson 13 – Freshwater Fish

Optional Suggested Reading

Optional books that correlate well with the Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish science unit.
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Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Read-Aloud Book Pack

$14.98
Details

Two interactive books included in the optional Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your science studies.

As the “biggest rattler on the mountainside,” Buzztail has seen it all. As you follow along with his adventures and challenges, you will learn about the life cycle of a rattlesnake and meet many other animals and plants that share his ecosystem. This entertaining, yet informative, story will leave you with a deeper knowledge and appreciation of these scaly, slithering creatures. (58 pages, 5.5”x8.5”)

From frogs with big eyes to salamanders that don’t use their eyes at all, from turtles that lure prey right into their mouths to lizards that snatch up insects with suction-cup tongues, there is so much variety to be found among reptiles and amphibians. Packed with vibrant full-color photos that are both entertaining and informational, Curious Reptiles and Amphibians explores fun facts about many of God’s most fascinating creatures. (59 pages, 11”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.

The Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Questions & Answers Book by Meg Jenkins

$6.99
Details

Did you know there are lizards that can glide so far they look like they’re flying? Have you ever wondered how geckos can run along ceilings without falling? The Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Questions & Answers Book answers these questions and more, from which animal has the strongest bite, to who lives in the deepest part of the ocean. Stunning real-life imagery and fascinating facts make this a must-have book for all ages.

35 pages, full-color, written by The Good and the Beautiful Team

This book is suggested to accompany our Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish science unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8.

Curious Reptiles and Amphibians by Nyree Bevan

$7.99
Details

From frogs with big eyes to salamanders that don’t use their eyes at all, from turtles that lure prey right into their mouths to lizards that snatch up insects with suction-cup tongues, there is so much variety to be found among reptiles and amphibians. Packed with vibrant full-color photos that are both entertaining and informational, Curious Reptiles and Amphibians explores fun facts about many of God’s most fascinating creatures.

Buzztail—The Story of a Rattlesnake by Robert McClung

$6.99
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Something else moved in front of him. It was a big male rattler. Buzztail reared his head at this new threat, hissing loudly. The rival, almost as big as Buzztail, was a dull black color all over, with bands of an even deeper black showing faintly. 

As the “biggest rattler on the mountainside,” Buzztail has seen it all. As you follow along with his adventures and challenges, you will learn about the life cycle of a rattlesnake. You will also meet many other animals and plants that share his ecosystem. This entertaining, yet informative, story will leave you with a deeper knowledge and appreciation of these scaly, slithering creatures.

Dave and the Frog by Jenny Phillips

$6.99
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Level 1A

Dave would love nothing more than a pet just for himself. When he finds a frog at the pond, he thinks that his dreams have come true! Come along with Dave as he learns to care for his new pet and the adventures that await in having a pet frog!

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Facts About Frogs & Snakes by Sue Stuever Battel

$6.99
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Level 2

I can read it all by myself! Young readers will be excited to learn about two of their favorite animals in this fun, fact-filled book. Close-up photographs of real frogs and snakes will fascinate young readers as they keep reading to learn about the behaviors, diets, habits, and more of these interesting animals. Facts About Frogs & Snakes is just right for children reading at Level 2. Five challenge words will help them stretch their skills.

62 pages, full-color

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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 Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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
  • 96 pages
  • Full color
  • 13 lessons

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

Student Journal Grades 3-6 (PDF)

$9.99
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PDF for self printing

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 32-page Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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.

  • PDF for self printing
  • 32 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 56-page Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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
  • 56 pages
  • Full color

How the Unit Works

Required Course Items

Course Book One Per Family

Details:

The full-color 96-page Course Book guides the parent through each lesson in the Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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. 

Student Journal Grades 3-6 One Per Student

Details:

Each student grades 3–6 needs his or her own copy of the 32-page Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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 One Per Student

Details:

Each student grades 7–8 needs his or her own copy of the 56-page Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish 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

Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Read-Aloud Book Pack

Details:

Two interactive books for all ages included in the optional Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Read-Aloud Book Pack expand learning and provide a fun, engaging addition to your science studies. Purchase above.

Includes:

  • Buzztail—The Story of a Rattlesnake by Robert McClung
  • Curious Reptiles and Amphibians by Nyree Bevan

The Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish Questions & Answers Book by Meg Jenkins

Details:

This book is suggested to accompany the Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish unit as extra reading for students in Grades 7-8.  This full-color book asks and answers questions that will spark children’s curiosity about slithering snakes, amazing amphibians, and fish of all kinds. Purchase above.

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