A unit for young students to learn about animal habitats!
This unit covers areas related to biological science suitable for younger primary grades. It includes activities about:
- The needs of living things (animals and people)
- External features of animals (labelling, comparing animals by their external features, sorting animals by their external features)
- Animals and their habitats (different habitats, sorting animals by habitat, comparing habitats)
- Research project (note taking, animal narrative, assessment for a diorama)
This unit also includes cards to be used on a word wall.
It includes a suggested plan for implementing this unit across 10 school weeks. But the activities could be implemented in a different sequence, in less or more time, or in another way that suits your class.
Included are 16 activities:
- Where do I belong?
- The four things I need to survive
- The four things it needs to survive
- Caring for my pet
- Habitat brainstorm
- Land or water?
- Exploring our local habitat
- Sort us out
- Label the animal
- Animal comparisons
- Habitat comparisons
- Animal sort by habitat
- Habitat foldable book
- My animal research
- My animal diorama assessment
- Animal story template
See the preview for some examples of the activities included.
Most activities have a black and white version and a colour version. The black and white version is designed to save printer ink, and you could display the colour version on your screen to show students.
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