science education

Exploring Nature Science Education Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Animal Report Summary Graphic Organizer

To create an animal report summary or short report, use the following graphic organizers.

• Go to the animal section to research your animal.

• Then either print out a picture of your animal from there or the coloring animals section.

• Or draw your animal yourself using the step by step directions in the drawing animal section.

Use these Animal Report Summary Graphic Organizers as an introduction to a longer report or to research a series of animals in a habitat study or just to start a collection of your favorite animals.

Animal Report Summary Graphic Organizer
Animal Report Summary Graphic Organizer
Animal Report Summary Graphic Organizer

Citing Research References

When you research information you must cite the reference. Citing for websites is different from citing from books, magazines and periodicals. The style of citing shown here is from the MLA Style Citations (Modern Language Association).

When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
Author Last Name, First Name(s). "Title: Subtitle of Part of Web Page, if appropriate." Title: Subtitle: Section of Page if appropriate. Sponsoring/Publishing Agency, If Given. Additional significant descriptive information. Date of Electronic Publication or other Date, such as Last Updated. Day Month Year of access < URL >.

Here is an example of citing this page:

Amsel, Sheri. "Animal Report Summary Graphic Organizer" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2020. May 29, 2020
< http://exploringnature.org/db/view/4902 >

Exploringnature.org has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar