Growth and Changes in Animals Grade 2 - Complete Unit & Animal Research Project

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1st - 3rd
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Included in this Growth and Changes in Animals unit are resources and activities for teaching:

the complex relationships between people and animals

• discussion prompts

• 2 reading passages with comprehension questions

• 8 positive/negative impacts graphic organizers

the similarities and differences between and among the six animal groups

• discussion prompts

• 60+ animal images for sorting activities

• animal observation graphic organizer

• animal group posters

• animal group summary graphic organizers

• animal group comparison graphic organizers

• cut-and-paste sort

animal life cycles and metamorphosis

• discussion prompts

• animal life cycle cut-and-paste activity for each animal group

• metamorphosis poster

• metamorphosis cut-and-paste activity

animal adaptations including migration, camouflage, and hibernation

• discussion prompts

• 4 animal adaptations photos for discussion

• animal adaptations cut-and-paste activity

culminating animal research project

• Animal Flip Book

• 4-point rubric

• student self-evaluation

ready-to-go digital Easel version of student-facing pages


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