Students will learn the importance of sleep for humans by reading and discussing the children's book "I See the Animals Sleeping: A Bedtime Story." The class will share predictions about what the story will be about. After the reading, a guided discussion will help students make the connection between animal sleep patterns and why sleep is a necessity for humans.
The book "The Animals Sleep: A Bedtime Book of Biomes" is used as an introduction to biomes and their plant and animal inhabitants. After reading the book out loud to the class, the teacher will lead a discussion about biomes, followed by an activity session.