Discover lesson plans and classroom activities for teaching about community, seasons, language, friendship, and more, all featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Students will discover the characteristics of many circus jobs, animals, and activities through literature, poetry, science, math, art, drama, and movement.
- Name the kinds of jobs people have at the circus
- Name five animals that are in a typical circus. Tell where they are from, what they eat, the female and male names for each animal, and what their babies are called.
- Select a favorite circus book
- Role-play a clown trick
- Make a clown book
- Explain what a circus is
Students create a hot dog prop and perform a clown trick. They also verbally describe their classmates' tricks.
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Help your student practice reading, writing, and following directions with this fun craft project. Kids make their own accordion clown-themed books.