Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB

Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
Ecosystem Parts, The Food Chain, and Humans and the Rainforest EPUB
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OVERVIEW

Students (Gr pre K, K, 1) read or listen to text and view rich, authentic media (photos and video clips) as they learn about ecosystems and humans in the rainforest. The high-interest rainforest theme is used to present NGSS-aligned life science content.

This unit pack contains 40 pages. The page count includes pages found at links contained within the unit for assessments and activities. The unit includes lessons with media, assessments, answer key, a hands-on activity, and a grade K NGSS Scope and Sequence document. It was written for Kindergarten students but is also appropriate for students in grades pre K and 1. 

This unit typically takes about 9 sessions to teach. The number of sessions depends on depth of study and the amount of time devoted to class discussion.  This recommendation is based on an estimate of 30 minutes per lesson for grades K-2 and 40 minutes for grades 3-5. The content and media have been designed to encourage class discussion.

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HOW TO USE

The format allows for teacher-led lessons on a digital display as well as small group or individual use on computers. Students can use independently on iPads or computers for enrichment, reinforcement, or at science centers. Content is engaging and helps meet nonfiction literacy requirements.

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CONCEPTS COVERED

-- energy from the sun
-- the food chain
-- parts of an ecosystem
-- how humans can help or harm the rainforest

ASSESSMENTS

-- summative assessment with answer key

-- 2 formative assessments

UNIT COMPONENTS

-- High-quality lesson text is NGSS-aligned and has audio support option

-- Text is supplemented with rich media

-- Brief intro video and graphic organizer summarize main concepts

-- Assessments include summative and formative assessments

-- Answer key for summative assessment is included

-- Teacher document details NGSS alignments to lessons and activity

-- Chapter review alignments to CC ELA and NGSS also included

-- Two versions (classroom and home user) of 5E hands-on activity included

-- All pages easily printable as PDFs

MORE CONTENT LIKE THIS

-- Excerpts from this unit also appear in individual lesson packs, and some media may also appear in Rainforest Journey media resources packs. Separate lessons from this unit have been extracted and are also available on this site.

-- This unit is excerpted from the Rainforest Journey K-5 digital life science program.

-- Additional features in the full program include primary sources, class management, automatic corrections for unit assessments, and data analytics.

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