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Mrs. Portulaca Purpilopilis

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Geography Activities

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Dive into Career Choices

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Mrs. Waffenschmidt
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History For Kids

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BBC Website for Kids

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Leaping Leopards!

 A Webquest


Gail Skroback Hennessey

Go on a cybersafari to learn about the leopard!

1. Related to the jaguar, the leopard's flower shaped spots are called ____________________.Each is like a human fingerprint-no two are alike. Unlike other animals in the cat family, leopards do like _________________.Find the answers at this link:

2. Carnivores(meat eaters), what are four creatures leopards like to eat?__________________ What do leopards use to grab their prey?_______________. Up to what speeds can leopards run?____________Find the answers at this link:

There are 8 webquestions


Notes: I usually have small groups work on a webquest and then we regroup and review the answers. Additionally, students can make a short comprehension review to exchange with another group to answer.


Pretend you are a leopard. Tell about a day in your life-what did you do, see, hear, etc. Include 5 facts learned about leopards in your story.

Draw a picture of a leopard. Write 4 facts learned from the webquest on your drawing.

Try this online leopard puzzler:

There are 8 extension activities

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