This fun activity helps students to learn the characteristics of different classes of animals and classify animals accordingly. Students will also practice critical thinking, inferencing, and academic language as they use the information on the animal cards to classify each animal as a mammal, reptile, amphibian, fish or bird.
-Semantic Feature Analysis Chart
-Classification Recording Sheet
-Animal fact cards (10)
-Annimal class mats (5)
-Suggestions for use
This great activity can be used independently, in small groups or in centers. Aligned with WIDA ELD standards. Also loosely aligned with Next Generation Science Standards 3-LS3 and 3-LS4.
Any claims of correlation or alignment to the WIDA ELP Standards are solely those of Tools for Teachers by Laurah J. and have not been evaluated by WIDA.