Bats | Nocturnal Animals | Mammals | Spooky Animals



Your students will love learning all about bats with this engaging, interactive packet! This resource includes several informational bats texts, perfect for combining informational reading skills and science animal studies. Vocabulary posters, bat videos, life cycle, and bat types activities will keep your students busy learning.

You will love the ease of prep and the variety of skills covered. Just print and go! This resource includes everything you need for a study about bats, so no need pulling resources from other places. Use as part of your reading instruction, small group reading skill work, within your science animal study, as an extension activity for early finishers/ gifted students, or as a self-guided animal study!

Here’s what you will get:

  • Vocabulary Posters: 12 color vocabulary posters. Includes words life cycle, life span, microbats, megabats, nocturnal, insectivore, frugivore, carnivore, habitat, roost, adaptations, echolocation
  • Bat diagrams: parts of a bat, examining a bat skeleton, inside a bat
  • Informative posters: comparing bat ears, life cycle of a bat, characteristics of mammals
  • Bats Brainstorming: bats “are, can, have” brainstorming chart
  • Bat Videos: Teacher direction page, two video posters (QR code & website links), video viewing guide to use with any video
  • Fact Book: Informational tab book. Pages include bat facts, what bats eat, bat habitat, bat species, bat adaptations, bat life cycle
  • Bat vocabulary: two vocabulary graphic organizers to go along with vocabulary words
  • Microbats & Megabats: informational text & text-based questions
  • Microbats & Megabats: compare and contrast
  • Microbats & Megabats: sorting cards activity
  • Bats Help Humans: informational text about the benefits of bats
  • Bats Help Humans: graphic organizer
  • Parts of a Bat: Diagram and text about the parts of a bat & comprehension questions
  • Life Cycle of a Bat: diagram and text about the life cycle of a bat
  • Life Cycle: sequencing graphic organizer about the life cycle of a bat
  • Bat Research: Research a bat species. Includes teach directions, graphic organizer, summary page, and drawing page
  • Bats Puzzle: Use the code to solve the puzzle about interesting bat facts.
  • Bat Directed Drawings: 2 directed drawing pages with QR codes
  • Coloring notes: coloring notes are graphic organizers meet coloring pages. Includes one on bats, microbats, and megabats.
  • Bats Project: Teacher notes, project choice board with 9 bat research project ideas, and grading rubric


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