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Animal Classification and Human Body Integrated Unit

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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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  1. These six science and social studies integrated units are perfect for your first grade classroom. They begin with a content big idea and then integrate and cross over into reading and writing with many math and phonics connections as well!*****Please read the description carefully and download the
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This is a fully integrated 6 week unit on staying alive: our human body and animal classification. It's 240+ pages jam packed with science and literacy for 6 weeks, plus math and phonics connections where applicable! Just print the weekly and daily lesson plans, the materials, and you have your next 6 weeks planned out in literacy and science!

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Perfect for Kinder Next Gen Science Standards on staying alive (K-LS1-1)!

Read about how I teach this unit in my classroom on the blog!

This is part of my year long integrated units bundle. Other units from this Bundle include:

Unit 1: Rights and Responsibilities

Unit 2: Human Body and Animals

Unit 3: Life Lessons and Economics

Unit 4: American Contributors

Unit 5: Weather and Earth Science

Unit 6: Cinderella Around the World


• 6 weeks of weekly visual plans for science, guided reading, writing, math, read alouds

• 6 weeks of daily detailed lesson plans for science and writing

• Common Core standards attached to each activity

• 60 CCSS I can objectives for literacy, math and science, each subject is a different background for easy coding...each subject area has a blank template page for customization. Objectives for focus standards and year long standards based on my pacing guide for first grade

• 43 word wall/vocabulary cards and a blank template for customizing

• 30 animal photo cards for sorting into animal groups (mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, arthropods)

• informative writing graphic organizer (completed and a blank template to fill in with students

• informative writing anchor chart templates for filling in with students in color and black and white (I am an Expert; and How To Teach Our Readers)

• 3 different templates for daily messages (pdf files that can easily be used on a smart board or promethean board by importing)

• 14 closed reading passages on brain, heart, lungs, stomach, intestines, kidneys, muscles, bones, and the 6 animal groups to be used for model writing/mini-lessons (included in pack)

• Animal Classification anchor charts: color PDF to be easily imported for your smart board or promethean board; interactive PowerPoint chart for a digital version; black and white version for students to cut, paste and fill in with you

• Animal Group anchor chart templates in color and black and white (blank, is/can/have, covering/diet/babies/photos) for each of the 6 animal groups

• Editable anchor charts for animal groups with photos to move onto the anchor charts in PowerPoint

• Informative writing paper for animal groups: mammals, birds, fish, arthropods, amphibians, reptiles.

• Science writing booklet for animals: "A _____ is a mammal because ____." (a page for each animal group)

• 3 sets of venn diagrams comparing two groups of animals (mammals/birds, arthropods/fish, amphibians/reptiles)

• 3 graphs charting favorite animal groups

• writing activities and 6 writing pages for "What Would You Do With A Tail Like This?" mentor text

• collaborative animal research webs and graphic organizers, writing paper, and publishing activities

• Human body: large organs for adding to life size butcher paper bodies in groups.

• Human body: small organs for adding to mini-me human, plus labels!

• My Human Body Journal: mini-me for adding organs, paper for writing informative paragraphs on muscles, bones, heart, lungs, brain, stomach, intestines, digestive system, kidneys, and the human body.

• Human Body anchor chart templates in color and black and white (blank and can/have/is options) for bones, muscles, brain, heart, lungs, stomach, intestines, kidneys)

• Drug Free Week is during this unit time frame. Included are materials for talking about staying drug free and an "'OWL' stay drug free!" writing and creativity.


Get the Human Body Mini Unit separately

Get the 1st Grade Integrated Units BUNDLE here!

Shop all 6 units plus a year long PACING GUIDE for first grade!

Copyright Whitney Shaddock, 2019, licensed for one classroom use only. Please use the multiple licensing option for more than one classroom use!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings.
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.


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