for Bat Day
students will determine the difference between fact and
students what they know about bats. List their
responses on a chalkboard or chart paper.
book or share the web link about bats. Ask
the students what they know about bats. Add to
whether any facts they originally gave ended up
being myths. Discuss the terms fact and myth.
or Fact Worksheet.
students complete the worksheets individually, or as
a group, depending on the grade level.
alternative, have the students work in pairs to
write a True and False Bat Quiz to take home to
- Do a phonics lesson on
'at' family words.
- Make "Bat
Vocabulary" books. Have the students
enter words such as; mammal, roost, echolocation,
nocturnal etc. as well as their definitions.
- Explain to students that
bats are a sign of luck in China. Have the
students write a story about a bat being a sign of
luck to them. "One evening I saw a bat
flying in the sky. The next day I had one of
my luckiest days ever. This is what