Use this toolkit to explore, analyze, and discuss the importance of forests and tigers, and what we can do to protect them. These resources are geared towards students in grades 3-5 and can be used in any learning environment.
Background Resources for Educators
This resource guide and interactive classroom presentation are designed to give you all the information you need to teach your students about tigers and their habitats - fun tiger facts, why they matter, what threats they face, what WWF is doing to help tigers and the forests where they live, and what kids can do.
Educator's Resource Guide
Educator's Resource Guide Preview (Page 1 of 7)
Tiger Classroom Presentation
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The Missing Piece Preview (Page 1 of 5)
The Missing Piece
This inquiry-based engineering challenge will teach students about the interconnectivity of ecosystems by modeling the impact on forests when their top predator is missing.
Do the "Write" Thing for Tigers! Preview (Page 1 of 4)
Do the "Write" Thing for Tigers!
Students will compose a persuasive letter explaining why it’s important to protect tigers based on what they’ve learned about the big cats and the threats they face.
Trees and Tigers Preview (Page 1 of 6)
Trees and Tigers
Using a discovery and data collection exercise, students uncover the immense number of products humans use that come from the forest.
I'm Proud of My Stripes Preview (Page 1 of 4)
I'm Proud of My Stripes
Students can celebrate their artistic and creative individuality by designing their own unique tiger mask while learning about tiger’s physical characteristics.
Deforestation Musical Chairs Preview (Page 1 of 5)
Deforestation Musical Chairs
This tiger-themed twist on a classic game will allow students to understand how poorly managed or illegal deforestation affects tigers around the world.
A Look Through a Tiger's Eyes Preview (Page 1 of 4)
A Look Through a Tiger's Eyes
After learning about daily habits and survival strategies of tigers, students will use creative writing skills to compose a journal entry from the point of view of a tiger.
Uporny's Story Preview (Page 1 of 8)
This colorfully illustrated comic, readers follow the journey of Uporny—a rescued and released tiger—as he faces the challenges of life in the wild.
A Tiger's Tale: A Biodiversity Trivia Game
We collaborated with WeAreTeachers to create a lesson plan and trivia game about wild tigers and their vital role in protecting biodiversity. Learners can use the tiger toolkit classroom presentation (located above) to research all about tigers and then test their new knowledge with the PowerPoint slide trivia game and coordinating worksheets. Trivia game art by Tim Haggerty for WeAreTeachers.
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