Animal Poetry
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Animal Poetry

Gather information from the DDL database about an animal. Each line provides specific information about your animal. Animals include birds and insects. Below is an example.

Sample Poem

Line 1: Common name   Coyote
Line 2: Four descriptive traits Black-tipped bushy tails, long legs,
gray to reddish in color, with white under bellies
Line 3: Family of Family of Canidae
Line 4: Likes to Likes to swim, run, hunt in packs, and vocalize with others
Line 5: Who eats Eats mostly meat, but some plants and insects
Line 6: Who lives in Lives in deserts, open woodlands, and desert brushland
Line 7: Who is seen as Seen as tricksters, and dangerous to livestock
Line 8: Whose enemies are Enemies are bears and mountain lions
Line 9: Lifespan Lives 6 to 7 years
Line 10: Scientific name Canis latrans

Create your own

Now create your own poem. Draw a picture to go with it and post it in the Student Gallery. Check the gallery to see the poetry of other students.

Line 1: Common name
Line 2: Four descriptive traits
Line 3: Family of
Line 4: Likes to
Line 5: Who eats
Line 6: Who lives in
Line 7: Who is seen as
Line 8: Whose enemies are
Line 9: Lifespan
Line 10: Scientific name