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Exploding Ants. Day 3. Concept talk . How do animals adapt to survive?. Partner Share. Animals can use mimicry to avoid becoming the prey of bigger and stronger animals. How can animals use the defense of mimicry?

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concept talk
Concept talk

How do animals adapt to survive?

partner share
Partner Share
  • Animals can use mimicry to avoid becoming the prey of bigger and stronger animals. How can animals use the defense of mimicry?
  • Think about some animals that use camouflage to protect themselves. How can camouflage work as a defense?
amazing words
Amazing Words

Spiny-covered in sharp points or thorns

The spiny porcupine uses its quills to keep predators away.

Survival-the act of staying alive

Survival for some animals is dependent on camouflage.

  • Critical- necessary
  • It is critical to eat every day.
  • Enables- makes it possible for
  • Studying for the test enables me to get a good grade.

Teach your partner these words.

  • Scarce- not plentiful
  • Owls are scare in my neighborhood.
  • Specialize- adapt to an environment
  • Polar bears specialize in hunting seals.
  • Teach your partner these words.
  • Sterile- clean
  • He kept the bandage sterile before he put it on the wound.
  • Mucus- thick substance made in the body
  • This cold has my chest filled with mucus.

Teach your partner these words.

exploding ants1
Exploding Ants
  • These ants really do explode, here\'s why.
  • Do you want to see a real one?
  • Kapow!
owl pellets
Owl Pellets
  • What are owl pellets really like?
  • owl pellets
  • And of course, someone made a song about them…
  • The owl pellet song!
  • Homophones:
  • Make sure you know which word goes with which definition
  • Tied-tide
  • Pale-pail
  • Aloud-allowed
  • Course-coarse
possessive pronouns
Possessive Pronouns
  • Let’s play a game!
  • Possessive Pronoun Millionaire
daily fix it
Daily Fix it

Lets take a look at our Daily Fix it

  • Persuasive writing;
  • Introductory paragraph-your position
  • Each paragraph should focus on your evidence
  • Describe and then prove the opposing views key points wrong
  • Restate and reinforce the thesis and supporting evidence
  • Your topic is:
  • Kids should be allowed to vote.