Wildlife

There are hundreds of wildlife animals in the state of IL. Your backyard can hold some of the coolest animals. New animals find their way into our state every year. Students will pick one animal to make a poster about containing interesting facts, diet, appearance, and predators. 

Your job is to find out every thing there is to know about your animal. Use at least 2 websites to find information, or 2 books. Be sure to make a Source Page to turn in along with your poster.

  • CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING
  • White-tailed deer. ... 
  • Eastern wild turkey. ... 
  • Coyote. ... 
  • Lake sturgeon. ... 
  • Woodchuck. ... 
  • Bobcat. ... 
  • Mallard duck. ... 
  • Eastern cottontail rabbit.

Appearance

What color is the animal? How big is the animal? How many legs does it have?

Habitat

Where does your animal live, backyard or the woods? What does your animals home look like?

Diet

What does your animal eat? Are they a carnivore, herbivore, or omnivore? Does your animal have enemies, or is it an enemy?

Interesting Facts

Tell me at least one interesting thing you found out about your animal.

Pictures

Have at least 5 pictures of your animal on your poster.

 

 

 

TASK Poor 1 point Good 2 points Great 3 points Score
 
Appearance  visual description of mammal.  visual description of mammal.  2 visual descriptions of mammal.     
Habitat/Behavior 1 description of mammal habitat and 1 description of mammal behavior. 1 description of mammal habitat and 1 description of mammal behavior.  2 descriptions of mammal habitat and mammal behavior.     
Diet 1 description of mammal diet.  1 description of mammal diet.  2 descriptions of mammal diet.     
Predators/Enemies 1 description of mammal predators and enemies.  1 description of mammal predators and 1 description of mammal enemies.  2 descriptions of mammal predators and 2 examples of mammal enemies.     
           
           

Now that you have completed your report, make comments on others work.