This unit is a complete and comprehensive resource for teaching the 3rd grade life science standards for Georgia, though it could be adapted to fit expectations in many states.
-S3L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the similarities and differences between plants, animals, and habitats found within geographic regions of GA.
-S3L2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the effects of pollution (air, land, and water) and humans on the environment.
3 weeks (15 days) of detailed daily 45-60 minute lesson plans with daily exit tickets/quizzes
Supplemental materials such as graphic organizers, sorts, games, etc.
Constructed response style questions built in
Suggestions for differentiation/extension
End of unit assessment (with answer key)
BONUS: List of complementary books and possible extended writing assignment
NOTE: The plans included are based on a 45-60 minute period of time. If you do not have this amount of time, it may take more than 15 days. On the other hand, if you have more time, there are additional resources to encourage deeper understanding.
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