This standards-based unit plan has been created to prepare the students for a unit on the scientific classification of structures and functions of organisms. It has a lesson for mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and amphibians, as well as a culminating activity.
The National Common Core Standards for reading and writing will be addressed throughout the lesson. This unit includes lessons and student assessments. There are two worksheets and one writing rubric included. The worksheet is modified from enchantedlearning.com.
This unit was prepared for third graders, but can be adjusted for K-4. Each of the lessons use a video from brainpop.com, which is a subscription site.