Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)

Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Biomes - Content Literacy Workbook (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
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The Biomes Workbook introduces students to the seven major terrestrial biomes, as well as the concept of biomes, ecosystems, and biotic and abiotic factors. It includes information on the human impact in each biome, adding relevancy to the text.

It is a part of the complete 5E instructional sequence that introduces Earth’s biomes and uses these as a vehicle through which to teach biotic and abiotic factors and address the Next Generation Science Standard MS-LS2-1. It is the first unit in my NGSS-aligned Middle School Life Science Curriculum (coming soon), but it can easily be incorporated into any curriculum. Activities expect students to read, discuss, use technology, analyze data, and conduct research. Five days of complete lesson plans are included in both PDF and editable Word formats.

NGSS Aligned:
Disciplinary Core Idea: LS2.A.1 Organisms, and populations of organisms, are dependent on their environmental interactions both with other living things and with nonliving factors.

Science and Engineering Practices:
Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information: Critically read scientific texts adapted for classroom use to determine the central ideas and/or obtain scientific and/or technical information to describe patterns in and/or evidence about the natural and designed world(s).

Crosscutting Concepts:
Stability and Change: Stability might be disturbed either by sudden events or gradual changes that accumulate over time.

What’s Included in Biome In A Box (LS2A)
✻ Literacy: Human Activity and Biomes Workbook

Don’t Forget To Check Out These Additional Related Resources…
Project Based Learning: Biome In A Box (NGSS MS-LS2.A)
Biomes -- 5E Unit Plan (NGSS MS-LS2-1)
Changes In Ecosystems -- Data Analysis Lab and CER Writing Task (NGSS MS-LS2-4)
Biotic and Abiotic Factors -- 5E Activity Bundle (NGSS MS-LS2-4)
Changes in Ecosystems Situation Cards: Biotic and Abiotic Factors
WebQuest: Animal Adaptations
Project Based Learning: Invasive Species Project
Activity Pack: Field Notes Food Web
Activity Pack: Where Have All The Tree Frogs Gone? Mystery
Activity Pack: Population Sampling Activity

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Copyright © 2018 Nicole VanTassel. All pages of this product are copyrighted, and all rights are reserved by the author. You may not create anything to sell or share based on this packet. The product is created for the use of ONE teacher. Please do not share with colleagues. If they like the product, please send them to my TpT store. I appreciate your support with this request! You are permitted to share ONLY the cover image of this product on your blog or via social media as long as you link back to my product on TpT. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

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