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Project Godwit has produced a pack of materials for Key Stage 1 and 2 teachers.

We hope these materials provide information and ideas for using wetlands as a term topic, and introducing classes to the people, habitats and animals of the Fens, including the very special black-tailed godwit.

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Available end of October 2019

Introductory sections

  • Introduction: why wetlands make a good classroom topic
  • Background info: a primer for teachers on wetlands, the Fens and fen wildlife
  • Curriculum links: how each of the lesson plans links to the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculum
Cover pages
Introduction
Background info
Curriculum Links

Lesson plans

Wetland-themed Key Stage 1 and 2 lesson plans for:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Art & Design
Lesson plans and supporting materials

Classroom activities, wall displays and worksheets

Ideas for cross-curricular classroom activities and wall displays inspired by the wetland theme.

And 15 worksheets that use a wetland theme to explore word play, poetry, maths, animal anatomy, food webs, life cycles and more.

Activities
Wall displays
Worksheets

Extra printables

  • Colouring sheets (17)
  • Animal cards (16)
  • Posters, A4 (9)

All featuring fenland animals and scenes.

Extra printables

Animation

An animation following a black-tailed godwit as she finds her feet in her fenland home. Features:

  • Life cycle of a bird
  • Animals of the Fens
  • Habitats of the Fens
  • Migration
  • Threats to wildlife
  • Importance of helping those around us