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Bird Unit Study {Free}

Bird Unit Study {Free}
“Birds of a Feather” is a free unit study by Jodie Wolfe published in the March/April 2014 digital edition of Home School Enrichment Magazine. (Just use the navigation box at the bottom to turn to page 46.)

Through three observation experiments, the unit study covers Bible, language arts, science, history, geography, math, health, art, and music.

Activities include:

  • Scripture memorization.
  • Bible study.
  • Writing stories, articles, and reports.
  • Research.
  • Recording and charting.
  • Drawing and painting.
  • Singing.
  • Taking a bird count.
  • Bird song identification.

This unit study is a great addition to some of the bird lessons in our free nature studies!

 

Additional Resources

Birds
Dozens of resources to facilitate learning more about birds!

 

Activities

Bird Call Challenge
One way to learn to recognize the songs of birds in your area.

All About Bird Song Interactive + Free Bird Song Download!
Another fun way to recognize the bird songs in your area is through this interactive at Cornell.

Activity: Make a Bird Feeder
Ideas to go along with the third activity.

 

Books

Fifty Birds of Town and City {Free eBook}Fifty Birds of Town and City {Free eBook}
Free book for identification.

Burgess Bird Book {Free eBook}
Wonderful go-along with any bird unit or study.

What to Draw and How to Draw It {Free eBook}What to Draw and How to Draw It {Free eBook}
Great helps for learning to draw birds.

 

Unit Studies & Lesson Plans

Audubon: A Unit StudyAudubon: A Unit Study
Our free unit that goes well with the bird count and art portions.

Free Nature Studies: Our Wonderful WorldFree Nature Studies: Our Wonderful World
The bird portions of our free nature study series:

 

Printables & Notebooking Pages

Nature Journal Notebooking Sets {Free Download}Nature Journal Notebooking Sets {Free Download}
Our own free sets for recording observations.

Bird Facts Notebooking Sheet
For recording the birds you see in your area.

Bird Notebooking Pages {Free}
Free 50-page download that goes well with any bird study.