May / June 2020

Do Pigs Use Sunscreen?

Explore This Issue

Listen and Read

Extend the Lesson

Safe in the Summer Sun

Videos (1)

Games (1)

Skill-Building Sheets

Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Kids examine how different animals protect themselves from the sun, as well as ways people can stay safe in the sun.


Science Focus:

Animal adaptations


Social Studies Focus:

Personal health



SL.1.2 Discuss a video; RI.1.1 Key details; L.1.4.A Vocabulary from context clues; W.1.1 Write opinion pieces; RI.1.8 Text evidence; W.1.2 Writing; RI.1.10 Read and discuss first-grade texts