This photograph was taken in our carport just outside the Tucson city limits.
Desert Duets: Western Screech Owl Activity Web Page
What would it be like to go owling in the Sonoran Desert? Read the book Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr. Develop a story based on facts about the Western screech owl and their Sonoran Desert habitat.
Brainstorm your ideas for the story on this category matrix.
Note: Include this Western screech owl fact in your story: These owls often respond to an imitation of their call.
Use a story map to outline your
story. You can find a story
map organizer on the ReadWriteThink.org Web site.