Students discover the identity of a mystery creature by comparing animal groups and their coverings. An understanding of classification gives students a better appreciation of biodiversity within animal groups.
Film: After being dropped off with his 'boring, old Grandpa' one boy's dismay is turned into a thrilling adventure through the power of a shared imagination, a 'Radio-Flyer' and a story telling Grandpa.
A short animation by Michael Leunig: A writing stimulus for a story about a book that came to life. Lots of description to start with describing the boring, grey room, before the book opens and the room is transformed by the butterflies.