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Monday, September 2, 2013

Two-Hundred Ocean Life Facts Copywork Cards

Two-Hundred Ocean Life Facts Copywork Cards


A simple, fun resource to go along with your studies. These Ocean Life Facts Copywork Cards are geared for lower grades but can be adapted for other grade levels as well, and almost any teaching style. Instructions included. 32 pages.


Instructions:

Print & cut the cards and your choice of copywork booklet. Place cards into an envelope, box, hat, or other container. The child/student can choose a fact, then copy it on the provided copywork booklet pages. If there are not enough lines, staple more pages together.

There are a total of two-hundred copywork fact cards. You do not have to print them all. One page will still provide plenty to choose from.

Included: 200 Fact Cards, copywork booklet pages with 3 different line sizes, 6 coloring pages, and envelope template to store fact cards.

Just a few of the "ocean life" facts included:

While mating, seahorses utter musical sounds.

A group of jelly fish is called a smack.

The sea butterfly is a tiny sea snail that swims by flapping its enlarged foot like wings to elegantly soar through the open ocean.

Father catfish keep the eggs in their mouth until they are ready to hatch and don't eat until then, which may take several weeks.

A blue whale's tongue is so large that fifty people could stand on it.

When a dolphin is sick or injured, its cries of distress summon immediate aid from other dolphins, who try to support it to the surface so that it can breathe.

Dolphins sleep with one half of the brain at a time, and one eye open.

At 188 decibels, the whistling of blue whale is the loudest sound made by any animal on the planet. A starfish can grow a whole new body from just one arm.

Sharks seemingly are the only animals that never get sick and are immune to every known disease including cancer.

Octopuses and squids squirt black ink.

The starfish has an eye at the tip of each arm.

No matter how many pieces you cut a sea sponge into each piece will go on living and growing.

A baby beluga whale is called a ‘piddlin’.

Seahorses have a single mate for life. Every morning, they come together, dance, change their color, twirl around with linked tails and then separate for the rest of the day.

Although many people mistake corals and anemones as plants, they are actually animals.

Kelp grows in cold coastal waters. It is the largest marine plant in the world and can reach up to 250 feet. Kelp is also the fastest-growing plant in the world.


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