Learning About Birds with Thornton Burgess

Learning About Birds with Thornton Burgess

by Sonya Shafer
Softcover Teacher Guide / Answer Key, 53 pages
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Enjoy learning about birds with a beloved author of nature stories for children!

The Burgess Bird Book for Children and Blacky the Crow have long been favorite books among students interested in birds. Now you can use this companion guide alongside both Thornton Burgess classics to explore the delightful world of common birds and their habitats.

Book List for Learning about Birds with Thornton Burgess

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Learning about Birds with Thornton Burgess gives you

  • Day-by-day lesson plans with a leisurely reading schedule,
  • Nature study ideas to encourage your students to apply what they are learning,
  • Master bird lists for you to record the birds you see in your own backyard,
  • Bird habitat templates for an added challenge for older students,
  • Cross references to The Handbook of Nature Study for further optional study.

Materials Needed:

  • Blacky the Crow by Thornton Burgess
  • The Burgess Bird Book for Children by Thornton Burgess
  • Fifty Favorite Birds Coloring Book by Lisa Bonforte from Dover Publications OR a blank sketchbook
  • Crayons, colored pencils, or watercolor pencils
  • (optional) Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock
  • A bird field guide
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