a Bald Eagle Journal
for Ready-made Journals
the pages as appropriate for your class. Just download our page,
open through your Word application, enter your own questions,
categories, or spacing-and print! Or, use the pages the way we
a cover for each student and a stack of journal
and map pages. Journals can be
stapled, bound, or kept in each students' pocket folder to
- Divide into groups and
track 1 or 2 eagles each group.
the map. Find and mark your eagles' locations
on the printable map above. Create a key. Have the birds moved?
How far? Compare to earlier maps. Where do you predict they
will move next. Why? Notice each time the birds cross into another
state or into Canada. Pencil a pathway predicting the migration's
a chance for students to identify the main idea of the week's
Web updates in their own creative way.
a place to sum up the week's highlights in a paragraph with
a category for journal writers to focus on a bit of Bald
eagle news of special interest to them. Did they read news
of an eagle they have "adopted" for the season?
Did they learn about a special adaptation or behavior? What
did they learn about the habitat where the eagles are roosting
our Journal Questions. We've allowed space for students to
answer any or all of the excellent Journal
appear in each migration update and in many lessons. (They
can flip the page over for more space.)
Thematic Journals. The Bald eagle migration study
is rich with concrete examples of key science concepts (such
as habitat, adaptations, ecosystems, seasons and cycles).
See more tips on teaching themes and Journey North journals: Building
Understanding Through Long-term Studies.