About Alligators by Jim Arnosky
Alligator by Patricia Whitehouse
There's an Alligator under my Bed by Mercer Mayer
More Mr. and Mrs. Green by Keith Baker
Tales From The Wild: Gus The Alligator by National Geographic (video)
Activity 1: Crocodile and Alligators
Use this venn diagram to show the differences between alligators and crocodiles.
Activity 2: Alligator Locations
On this world map, color in the two places alligators live in the wild. Make a legend on the map.
Activity 3: Habitat
Write about an alligator's habitat in this mini book.
Activity 4: Carnivorous
In this envelope fold, write about what an alligator eats. You can cut out the picture of the alligator and glue it on the front of the envelope.
Activity 6: Reptile
Use this flap book to write about the characteristics that make an alligator a reptile.
Activity 7: Reproduction
Use this shutter tab book to answer questions about alligator reproduction.
Activity 9: Behaviors
In this fan fold booklet, write about an alligator's behavior. Be sure to include how they move (swim and walk) and about their social behavior. Draw a picture of an alligator on the cover.