ABSTRACT

Students learn that some animals get the food they need to survive from plants, some get it from other animals, and some get it from both. They also discover that some animals eat more than one kind of food and that unrelated animals may have similar diets. Encourage students to provide verbal explanations for their predictions. Some of the vocabulary in Time to Eat may be unfamiliar to kindergartners, especially English language learners. Students have learned that some animals eat plants, some eat other animals, and some eat both. They have also discovered that some animals eat more than one kind of food and that unrelated animals may have similar diets.