RUE Episode 75 Animal Report Review

Animal Report Review

We feature an animal report review in this episode of Ramping Up your English. Whether you’ve been with us since our first episode, or just joining us with Episode 75, you are welcome here – the place to improve your English taking a content-based approach to increasing English proficiency.

Watching Episode 75

You can watch Episode 75 in its entirety without ads by visiting archive.org. Click here to watch Episode 75. This episode serves as an Animal Report Review, so you’ll see plenty there to help you get started.

Watching Episode 75 in Segments

If watching for 30 minutes is just not something you do, you can watch this episode in segments of around 10 minutes each.

To watch the first segment, click here

Watch Segment 2

Segment 3

Correlating Report Topics with Episodes

The main purpose of this Episode is to help those viewers who are researching and reporting on an animal of their choice. We review the topic that a strong animal report should have, plus we list the episodes where those topics were taught and/or practiced. If viewers want to return to these episodes to see them again, or if they want to just return to the episode page for the learning materials, the chart below should be of help. Sometimes, a single episode will address more than one topic.

DescriptionEpisode 40, Episode 42, Episode 43, Episode 44, Episode 46, Episode 50

Range and Distribution – Episode 50, Episode 51

Habitat Episode 51, Episode 52, Episode 53

ClassificationEpisode 53, Episode 59

DietEpisode 54, Episode 55, Episode 56, Episode 75, Episode 62, Episode 63, Episode 64

Life CycleEpisode 60, Episode 61, Episode 62

Physical AdaptationsEpisode 64, Episode 65, Episode 67

Behavior AdaptationsEpisode 66, Episode 67, Episode 68, Episode 74

Conservation StatusEpisode 68, Episode 69, Episode 70, Episode 71

Language Objectives

The episodes listed above contain the language objectives of this animal report project.  As for this episode, the general objective would be List the topics to be included in a report on an animal.

Academic Objectives

Since this episode in a review, the episodes listed above contain the academic content objectives. There are many of them!

Video Clips Used in this Episode

Will and Friend with U.S. Map. Click here

Tufted Puffins

Little Blue Herons

 

Learning Materials

The first four topics that should be included in a report on an animal of your choice.
More Animal Report Topics
Don’t forget your animal’s conservation status!
Description includes these factors and more. You want to create a picture in the mind of your reader or listener.
Include notable features, like tusks and big ears in a description.
Classification begins with whether or not the animal is a vertebrate. If it has a backbone, it’s either a mammal, a fish, a bird, a reptile, or an amphibian.
This chart shows the classifications of vertebrates.
On this Animal Explorer card classification information is found at the top of the card.
Range and distribution relate to where an animal lives; where geographically the animal is found.
The gray fox is an example of a widely distributed animal in terms of range, covering most of North America and a bit beyond.
An animal’s habitat – along with some knowledge of geography – can tell you where an animal is likely to be found.

Next Episode

Episode 75 is a great place to see start with an animal report review. Our next episode continues with the rest of the animal report review, covering the topics we didn’t get to in this episode. Click here to visit the Episode 76 page.