These websites are about the book “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen. There are book reviews, lesson plans, quizzes, and activities. Learn more about Burrowing Owls and the environment of south Florida where the book is set. Included are three eThemes resources on owls, environmental restoration, and bullying.
This site includes a brief description of the book and free teaching resources such as: teacher's guide, extension activities, lesson plan, and discussion questions. These can be found to the immediate right of the article's text. NOTE: This site includes banner and other types of ads. NOTE: This site links to social networking sites.
Discover how investigating owl pellets can reveal information about owls, their habitats, eating habits, and their place in the food chain. Learn how to dissect pellets, record findings, and analyze them. Includes online dissection practice, games, puzzles, video and audio files, lesson plans, and other activities. There are links to eThemes resources on barn owls and raptors.
What is ecological restoration? Why is it important? On these sites you will find information about restoring parts of the environment that have undergone degradation to their natural state. There are articles, photographs, video clips, and lesson plans. Included are two eThemes resources on ecosystems and habitats.
These sites are about bullies and includes tips on how to deal with them. There are lists of recommended children's books that have a bullying theme, a printable pledge against bullying, and an animated movie. Includes eThemes Resources on several books with this theme.