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Endangered Animals & Paragraphs: Note Taking & Paragraph Writing (8-12)

In this ongoing class we will learn about a different endangered animal every week. During class learners will be guided in basic note taking techniques and then will practice writing a paragraph with proper format. (reptiles, animals)
189 total reviews for this teacher
12 reviews for this class
Completed by 92 learners
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
every week
year olds
learners per class
per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Next on Wed Aug 10

Meets Once per week
4pm - 4:55pm
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Class Experience

-learn about our beautiful animals that are endangered or threatened and need our help
-beginning techniques in note-taking
-learning the basic format of a paragraph and practicing writing
I've been around animals my entire life and have worked with them professionally 95% of my adult life.  I was previously a Registered Veterinary Technician (Animal Nurse) for 10 years and I also have degrees in Zoo Keeping, Animal Training, and Wildlife Education from America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College. I have 11 years of experience as a Wildlife and Eco Educator. I've worked at Zoos, was the Lead Supervisor of a Zoo Day Camp for children, and also founded a non-profit organization that provided hands-on animal education programs.  Teaching children and families about the animals and planet is truly my passion!
 1 file available upon enrollment
2 pieces of blank paper and pencil. This can be lined paper or not. There is a template for note taking in the classroom tab that you can print. If it's not printed I will be guiding the learners in setting up their note taking page.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
In this class we discuss the reason animals are endangered which is almost always the result of human habits and activities on the planet. This can evoke strong emotions for some children (it's ok... it does for me too).  
Depending on the animal of the week we do occasionally discuss adaptations and evolution of animal species.  All information in this class is science-based.
We regularly discuss the need for animals to be able to find each other in nature for breeding purposes.  I do not go into any details about how animals breed.  I do discuss that they need to find each other, the impacts on populations when they can't, and the various reasons that cause them to not find each other.


Lives in the United States
Wildlife and Eco Educator...I love planet EARTH!!
189 total reviews
269 completed classes

About Me

Hi all!  My name is Carrie and I live outside Vancouver, WA with my husband and 2 girls. I've spent my life working with animals in various ways.  As a child I was surrounded by animals and spent my summers on my grandparents 20 acre ranch in... 
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