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This is a collection of THREE UNITS (ALL sold individually in my store): Living vs. Nonliving, Food Chains & Webs, Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, and Decomposition.
This includes lessons and inquiry-based science activities, worksheets, vocabulary, assessments, and various science graphic organizers.
Students will begin by identifying the difference between living and nonliving things. Next, they will explore food chains and food webs, focusing on the interdependence among species in an ecosystem. Finally, students will understand how producers, consumers, and decomposers work together to keep the energy flowing within an ecosystem.
They will apply all they know about living things, food chains, food webs, and energy in a final assessment.
Lesson plan ideas/activities, following inquiry and the 5Es
Learning Targets to post in the room
Posters and Visuals to post in the classroom
Journal writing prompts
Journal investigation prompts
Vocabulary definitions, worksheets, and answer key
Sorting Cards/Concept Cards
Examples of student work
Directions on How to Make a Decomposition Column
Article “What is All That Rot?”
Clip Art Images
Various Assessments (pre and post) and Assessment ideas
Modification and Extension ideas
Extra Copies--with or without frames
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Copyright © 2012 Stacey Colegrove
This is the culmination of the following three units, which are for sale separately in my store:
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