• Unit8: Animals, birds and insects

    Unit8  Animals, birds and insects


    Exercise 1: Name these animals, birds and
    Look at the pictures above. Point to each
    animal, bird or insect and say its name.

    Start like this: This is a….

    Unit 8 Animals, birds and insects


    Exercise 2: Say yes or no
    Look at the pictures above. Answer the
    question below each picture.

    Say: Yes, it is. or No, it isn’t. It is a ___.

    8.2 Saying what animals can do

    Exercise 3: How do these animals move?
    Answer the questions.
    1. Can snakes fly?
    2. Can snakes run?
    3. Can eagles fly?

    Exercise 4: What sounds do these animals
    1. Sing the Old MacDonald song.
    Old MacDonald had a farm
    And on that farm he had some
    With a cluck-cluck here, and a
    cluck-cluck there,
    Here a cluck, there a cluck,
    everywhere a cluck-cluck!
    Old MacDonald had a farm
    2. Now make up more verses about other
    animals and their sounds. The picture

    will help you

    Exercise 5: Fill in a tick chart
    good1. Talk about
    what animals
    can and
    cannot do.
    2. Fill in the
    3. Talk and write
    about the


    Exercise 6: Play a guessing game
    Guess the name of the animal and point at
    the picture.
    good1. This animal has a
    long tail and can
    climb trees.
    2. This animal has a
    long neck.
    3. This animal has tusks
    and a long trunk.
    4. This animal has spots
    and can run very fast.


    8.3 What do animals eat?
    Learning box
    What do these animals eat?

    goodSome animals eat
    grass and leaves.
    Examples are buck,
    rabbits, cows and
    Some animals eat
    other animals.
    Examples are lions,
    leopards, snakes,
    hyenas and

    Exercise 7: Group animals
    1. Draw two circles in your exercise book.
    goodWrite the word meat
    in one circle and
    grass in the other.
    2. Write in each circle the names of

    animals that eat that type of food.

    8.4 Where do animals live?
    Some animals live only in certain parts of
    the world. Some elephants live in Africa.

    Some seals live in Antarctica.


    Exercise 8: Use the map above
    The teacher gives learners a copy of a
    world map. On the map,the learners write
    the name of the place where these
    animals live.
    1. polar bears  2. gorillas
    3. kangaroos  4. llamas
    5. elephants  6. tigers

    7. pandas        8. lions

    8.5 Animal colours
    The special colours of animals help to protect

    them in their natural homes.


    Exercise 10: Write riddles
    Write riddles about animals. Mention their
    colour, food, what they can do and where
    they live. Let your classmates guess what
    the animal is.
    What has black spots, eats meat and

    runs very fast? Answer: a cheetah

    8.6 Describing pictures of animals
    Look at what the animals in the pictures are doing.

    Learning box
    Describe what is happening right now

    We use the word is or are and add -ing to
    the doing word.
    Examples: The dog is barking.
    The monkeys are not eating.
    Exercise 11: Describe what the animals are
    Describe what the animal
    in each of the pictures above is doing.

    Use words that end in -ing.

    8.7 Types of animals

    We can divide animals into groups.


    Exercise 12: Fill out a chart
    Copy the chart below into your exercise
    book. The teacher reads a story about
    animals. Listen to the story and fill in
    the chart.

    8.8 Review
    1. Name the animal.
    a. It has black and white stripes and
    eats grass.
    b. It has a long neck and a skin which
    has dark brown patches with light
    brown patches.
    c. It has a very long trunk and tusks.
    2. Rearrange the letters to write the names
    of animals.
    a. keymon  b. llgoria
    c. rohse        d. nsaek

    3. Look at the pictures. Fill in the chart


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