Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]

Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]play
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
Animals Unit [Google Classroom Compatible]
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272 MB|353 pages
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Students will participate in individual, small-group, and whole-class activities that will teach them concepts of animal groups, life cycles, ecosystems, habitats, and so much more!

Save hours (and hours!) of planning time with this engaging unit on animals and their ecosystems.

In this unit you will have access to resources including:
1) Teacher Guide with everything you need for each lesson. All needed resources are downloadable directly from the guide making prep a breeze! The teacher guide includes a unit overview and daily lesson plans. The lesson plans include detailed information about student objective, CCSS for grades 3-5, materials needed, teacher preparation required, and the steps on how to conduct the lesson. You'll even find sample anchor charts & answer keys embedded right into the teacher guide.
2) A complete bulletin board set of over 50 pieces to help reinforce important concepts learned throughout the unit
3) 90 engaging anchor slides used to teach each lesson (plus extra blank slides to customize for your needs) - anchor slides are provided in PowerPoint, PDF and PNG image file formats
4) Gallery walk posters and picture cards (also available as a digital slideshow) to teach about vertebrate and invertebrate animal groups
2) A student-led interactive Link & Think digital learning guide for students to explore the life cycle of 5 different animals (google classroom compatible)
3) An article on life cycles (google classroom compatible)
4) A reader's theater script to help introduce inherited and learned behaviors (google classroom compatible)
5) A "Spin-an-Animal" activity for students to apply their understanding of inherited traits
6) A 4-D Triorama craft template for learning about ecosystems
7) 6 lapbooks (printable and digital formats) for teaching about 6 major biomes of the world (google classroom compatible)
8) 6 Adaptation learning centers
9) Student field guide template (20 pages of activities) for recording important information from their learning (google classroom compatible

To complete student learning, this unit includes:
1) A unit assessment with answer key (google classroom compatible)
2) A whole-class book template on animals
3) An individual animal learning guide template for students to create using information that they learned from the unit.

The topics covered in this unit include:
1) Animal Classification (Vertebrate and invertebrate groups)
2) Animal Life Cycles
3) Animal Reproduction and Inheritance
4) Ecosystems and Habitats
5) Major Biomes of the World (grasslands, deserts, rainforest, deciduous forests, tundra, taiga)
6) Food Chains and Food Webs
7) Changes in Ecosystems
8) Animal Adaptations

Over 350 pages and slides of resources!

Use interactive notebooks in your classroom? Check out my ANIMAL INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK to use as a companion to this unit!

Pair this unit with my nonfiction reading and writing units that also focus on animals and ecosystems:
Teaching Nonfiction Reading (A Comprehensive Unit On Skills and Strategies)
Teaching Nonfiction Writing (A Comprehensive Unit) - Common Core

You may also like these other science units:
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