Animal and Plant Habitats (Second Grade Lesson)

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Lesson Topic: Animal and Plant Habitats (Topic 3 of 3)


This lesson is:
• based on the 5Es
• based on inquiry-based learning (encourages minds-on/hands-on learning)
• cross-curricular in nature
• aligned to the second grade NGSS Standards


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Standards:
Targeted Standard(s):
• Science:
2-LS4-1: Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats. (Emphasis is on the diversity of living things in each of a variety of different habitats. Assessment does not include specific animal and plant names in specific habitats.)
• Writing:
2.W.2: Write informational/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Additional Standard(s):
• Vocabulary:
2.RI.4: Determine the meaning of words/phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
• Comprehension:
2.RI.5: Know and use text features (e.g. captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
2.RI.7: Explain how specific images (e.g. a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
2.RI.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
• Speaking and Listening:
2.SL.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics/texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.


Lesson Components:
• I can statement(s)
• Possible question(s)
• Teacher Vocabulary cards (aligned to NGSS standards)
• Suggestion teacher reads/trade books (fiction and non-fiction)
• Generic lesson plan flowchart based upon NGSS and the 5 Es
• Editable Science Talk flip book cards
• Editable Science Detective graphic organizer

Other Lesson Items:
• Smart board lesson
• Recording paper
• Rubric
Total Pages
15
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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