Vocabulary Word List For Animals, Birds, Insects
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We encourage students, teachers and families to copy these vocabulary lists to pursue verbal development and reading comprehension. Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
"Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
Particular Topic= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
Grade & Subject-Relevant Text/Area= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
(Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
(Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a
Alligators (87)
Animal Homes and Animal Habitats (101)
Animal types (240)
Bats (125)
Bears (179)
Bees (191)
Birds (136)
Birds: collective nouns (70)
Butterflies (116)
Cats (289)
Chickens (95)
Cicadas (98)
Dinosaurs (190)
Dogs (301)
Dragons, dreams, daring deeds (animals) (270)
Eagles (194)
Elephants (182)
Hawks, Birds and Raptors (173)
Horses (animals) (332)
Hummingbirds (142)
Insects (112)
Insects (animals) (145)
Labradors (324)
Manatees (139)
Moose (127)
Owls (182)
Paws, Claws & Scales (232)
Penguins (136)
Seagulls (130)
Snakes (171)
Spiders (75)
Squirrels (108)
Swordfish (95)
Tortoise, turtle and loggerhead (161)
Turkeys (151)
Unicorns (92)
Werewolves (131)
Whales (241)
Wolves (131)