Virtual Biography: Mary Anning
⭐️Let’s learn about the life and works of Mary Anning! In this virtual biography, students will learn who was Mary Anning and her discoveries, different kinds of paleontology, fossil-hunting Dos and Don’ts, and more!
⭐️This virtual biography is the same format as our best-selling virtual field trips. They are in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of reading and critical thinking skills. Students read and watch videos about Mary Anning and Paleontology. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes links to YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. I recommend embedding the videos to avoid ads and other content that may be inappropriate. Instructions for embedding the videos are included and it should only take a few minutes. Also, keep in mind that any links to third-party content may be changed or removed by the content owner. All links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Slides & Virtual Video Read Alouds – Interactive slides & virtual video read aloud take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading comprehension skills, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Crosscurricular – This virtual biography helps students understand more about the world around them and incorporates reading, writing, and art.
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- Mary Anning’s Discoveries
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- Dinosaur Lady Read-Aloud
- Compare & Contrast
- Comparing Sea Monsters
- Anning’s 1828 Discovery
- Are Birds Dinosaurs?
- Mary Anning & Evolution
- Bone Up Your Fossils
- Kinds of Paleontology
- Fossil-Hunting Dos & Don’ts
- Building A Paleontology Toolkit
- More to Explore!
Answer Key Included
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This virtual biography takes approximately 1- 2 hours to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students reading ability and independence. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.