Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit

Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Gr3 NGSS Traits and Life Cycles GLAD Unit
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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This NGSS-aligned GLAD unit will get you on your way to a cross-curricular life science unit that will get your students thinking deeply about how organisms develop and how their traits can be both inherited and acquired.

Included GLAD Resources:
- Unit essential question
- Inquiry chart printable
- 6 observation chart photos
- Printable CCD and teacher samples
- I Just Thought You'd Like to Know about Traits and Life Cycles Big Book (1 title page, 4 content pages, 4 pages of pictures)
- PPT version of the big book
- Super Scientist Awards
- 3 pictorial and/or comparative input charts to project and trace
- 2 chants
- 2 different printable sentence pattern charts and teacher sample
- Life Cycles Expert Groups (set of 6) with mind map graphic organizer and process grid
- Observable Traits Expert Groups (set of 6) with mind map graphic organizer and process grid
- 3 writing prompts (narrative, informational, and opinion) and writing paper

Close Reading
- 3 close reading passages with 3 printable question sets aligned to CCSS and 2 journal prompts
Titles:
- Genetics According to Gregor Mendel
- Insects/Mammals
- Instinctive Plant Behaviors

Math Activities
- 4 math activities (3 center-type activities with recording sheets and 1 set of printable worksheets)

Science Labs
- 4 science labs with teacher directions and printable recording sheets
Titles:
- Acquired Plant Traits
- Height Line Plot
- Life Cycle Model Design
- Hybrid Animal Family Photo Album

Bonus:
- answer keys for the standards-based close reading questions, math activities, and 1 of the science activities

This unit satisfies NGSS standards 3-LS1-1, 3-LS3-1 and 3-LS3-2. The close reading questions included address Common Core standards RI 3.1 through 3.9. The writing prompts address CCSS W 3.1, W3.2, and W3.3. That math activities included address CCSS math standards 3.NBT.A2, 3.NF.A3a-c, 3, 3.OA.A4, and 3.OA.D9.

For more NGSS units click here.
Total Pages
160 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
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