Classification and Taxonomy Complete Unit Plan Bundle of Products

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Classification and Taxonomy Complete Unit Plan Bundle of Products

Includes everything you need right at your fingertips for a complete unit on taxonomy and classification. This bundled unit contains at least 2 weeks of teaching materials or 3 weeks if you complete all of the enclosed labs.

What is included?
• A 49 slide powerpoint presentation
• Set of teacher notes
• Student notes outline: Student completes their outline as the lesson is being taught.
• Classification / Taxonomy Task Cards
• Lab: The Use of Dichotomous Keys in Classification
• Lab: Let's Learn to Use and Build a Dichotomous Key!
• Lab: Let's Build a Cladogram!
• Classification Homework and Study Guide
• 2 Homework Assignments
• Jeopardy review game
• Daily quiz
• Crossword puzzle
• Unit test.

Each of these products is sold separately in my TpT store, but buying the entire unit in one download will save you money. If each of these products were purchased separately, the total cost would be $36.49. The bundle is being offered at over a 30% discount.

Topics covered are:
• The need for a system of classification.
• Summary of Darwin's Theory of Evolution.
• Taxonomy definition.
• Early attempts at classification: Aristotle, misuse of common names.
• Linnaeus: Seven levels of classification, binomial nomenclature, definition of species, the rules of binomial nomenclature.
• Modern taxonomy: phylogeny, phylogenetic tree, reading a phylogenetic tree, practice questions.
• Homologous, analogous, and vestigial structures.
• Modern taxonomy is based on: structural similarity, cellular organization, evolutionary relationships, biochemical similarities, genetic similarities, embryological similarities.
• Cladistics and cladograms: Definitions.
• Cladistics and cladograms: Students will look at a cladogram and answer questions about it.
• History of the Kingdoms: 2-kingdom system, 3-kingdom system, 5-kingdom system, and the 6-kingdom system of classification.
• Three domain system of classification.
• Comparison of kingdoms in the 6-kingdom system.
• For each kingdom, students learn the characteristics of the kingdom. Many picture are included as examples.
• Mechanisms that serve as barriers between the species.
• The dichotomous key to classification: Students will learn how to use a dichotomous key; Students will classify the leaves of 7 trees using a dichotomous key.

When appropriate, I have included each product as an editable Word document, and I have also included each product in pdf form.

All answers are included.


Below is a complete list of what you will receive. You can click on each link to read a detailed description of each product.

Classification and Taxonomy: The Diversity of Life Powerpoint with Teacher and Student Notes

Classification and Taxonomy Task Cards

Classification (Taxonomy) Homework and Study Guide

Homework or Classwork: Dichotomous Classification Key to a "Crazy" Animal Kingdom

Homework: Classification Using a Dichotomous Key

Lab: The Use of Dichotomous Keys in Classification

Lab: Let's Learn to Use and Construct a Dichotomous Classification Key

Activity: Let's Build a Cladogram!

Classification and Taxonomy Jeopardy Review Game

Classification and Taxonomy Quiz

Classification Crossword Puzzle

Test: Classification and Diversity of Life


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Classification and Taxonomy Complete Unit Plan Bundle of Products
Classification and Taxonomy Complete Unit Plan Bundle of Products
Classification and Taxonomy Complete Unit Plan Bundle of Products