Animals and How They Grow – A Third Grade SmartBoard Introduction is a SmartBoard instructional presentation in line with the 3rd Grade SOL’s for the state of Virginia (Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Changes)
Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change
This lesson focuses on the basic growth patterns of animals. It includes: a Smartboard presentation of the text emphasizing basic understanding of birth, growth/change, reproduction, death, metamorphosis (with examples), life cycles of chickens, turtles, as well as bears. Terminology is included, as well as two SmartBoard activities (comparing/contrasting the life cycles of bears, chickens, and turtles) and an inherited trait/learned trait activity. The activities are also included in PDF files so they can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments.