Survival Stories

Lesson 6


Describe bonobos.

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Target Task


Writing Prompt

Describe bonobos. Make sure to include details about what bonobos eat, how they communicate, where they live, and any challenges facing bonobos.

Key Questions


  • What are bonobos?

  • Where do bonobos live?

  • How do bonobos behave?

  • What challenges have bonobos faced?

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.5.3 — Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

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