Part One

Using the resources your teacher and librarian have shared with you, learn about your animal and fill in your notes. Your notes column will expand, or get bigger, as you type.

Your Name:

Your Animal:

Questions to Answer
Notes
What are its predators?

What are its prey? (Write NONE if it does not eat animals.)

What plants does it eat?

What interesting things does it do?





Part Two

Using the notes your classmates took on their wiki page, learn about the new biome your animal will visit. You might use your imagination to help answer these questions. Your notes column will expand, or get bigger, as you type.

Questions to Answer
Notes
What problems might come up as a result?
What story ideas does this give you?
In the new habitat, what animals might be its predators?



In the new habitat, what animals might be its prey? (Write NONE if it does not eat animals.)



What plants might it eat in the new habitat?



Can it still do its interesting things? Are there ways the animal might use its skills in new ways?





Part Three

Now you know about your animal and the strange new biome it will visit, let's start thinking about how the new biome might impact your animal. Use your imagination! Remember that your notes column will expand, or get bigger, as you type.

Questions
Answers
Story Ideas
What is the same about your animal's home biome and the one it is visiting? What will seem familiar?


What is different about the two biomes? (These things will feel strange and weird to your animal.)


Would your animal be colder or warmer in the new climate?


How will it cope with the change in temperature?Will it make clothes? A fan? Look for shade? Look for heat?


What new things would your animal experience?



Part Four


Time to brainstorm your story elements!

Questions
Notes
What is your animal's name?

Is it a boy or a girl?

Will it travel alone or with a friend?

If it is traveling with a friend, what is the friend's name? What kind of animal is it? Boy or girl?

What adjectives would describe the new biome?

How does the animal end up in the new biome?

What problems does it run into?

How does it get back home?