Dinosaur Scare Video Writing Prompts

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K-2: Your Pet Dinosaur

If you had a pet dinosaur, what would you name him? Draw your dinosaur pet and write his name under the picture.

Bonus: Describe in 1-2 sentences a dinosaur game the two of you would play together.

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3-5: Fictional Fears

Even though they know it isn't a real dinosaur, the kids are still a little bit afraid. Are you afraid of anything that isn't real? Write down what "made up" thing scares you and list 3 reasons you should NOT be afraid.

6-8: Dinosaurs Among Us

Imagine a society in which dinosaurs walked among us. They can talk and think and live safely among people. In the video, the dinosaur loves to race. What other things from our society would dinosaurs enjoy? Where would they want to live? What kind of jobs would they do?

9-12: Learning Comes to Life

This dinosaur visit is a great way to get kids excited to learn about dinosaurs. What would make learning fun for you? Think about one of the subjects you are currently studying. Brainstorm 5 different projects, classroom activities or special guests that would make school come alive. 


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