Deserts and rainforests

A worksheet to compare desert and rainforest ecosystems.

Author: Borja Uruñuela


To study desert and rainforest ecosystems


Pictures/photos of deserts and rainforests, a world map or a globe, deserts and rainforests Worksheet

Language focus

Key vocabulary: desert, rainforest, species of plants, survive, cactus, scorpion, sharp tail, kill, prey, lizard, rattlesnake, camel, ecosystem, weather, warm, humid, lianas, palm tree, jaguar, anteater, turtle, iguana, eagle, owl, piranha, native Amazonians, wood
Key language: Deserts get very little rain. There are also lizards and snakes. The Amazon rainforest is the biggest rainforest in the world


The features of deserts and rainforests

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