October 2023

One Cute Vampire?

Explore This Issue

Listen and Read

Extend the Lesson

Videos (2)

Videos (2)

Skills Sheets

Academic Standards


Reading Objective:

Students will identify ways that vampire bats are actually not so scary—and could even be considered helpful.


Reading Level:

Lexile : 480L; GRL: J


Next Generation Science Standards:

Practice 3: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

2-LS4-1: Observe Plants and Animals in Their Habitats



pup, colony, saliva