Library Storytime Lesson - Antarctica


This library storytime introduces your K-2 students to the frozen continent of Antarctica! Includes guided PPT or Google Slides lesson on Antarctica, lesson plan with standards, scavenger hunt, and recommended reads for parents and teachers.


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  • Recommended for: Grades K-2
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

***Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.


  • 35-slide PPT + Google™ Slides
  • List of 15 recommended Antarctica read-alouds (1 page PDF)
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity (1 page PDF)
  • Prep, set up, tips (7 pages, PDF)
  • Detailed, pre-filled, editable lesson plan; includes CC, TEKS, and AASL Standards (2 pages, PDF and PPT)
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)


  • Original storytime song lyrics
  • sign language link: penguin
  • Antarctica is one of seven continents, is covered in ice, has land under the ice
  • summer and winter in Antarctica
  • Antarctica animals–orcas, seals, blue whales, penguins, sea spiders
  • Do people live in Antarctica?
  • cold weather idiom — “dead of winter”
  • Antarctica idiom — “penguin suit”
  • The South Pole
  • Why polar bears will never eat penguins in nature
  • Mount Erebus (active volcano in Antarctica)
  • 1 Would-You-Rather
  • word of the week: ice shelf and continent
  • All slides are illustrated with real photos and colorful clipart for PK-1.


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