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Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2

Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Growth and Changes in Animals: Life Systems Grade 2
Product Description
Product Description:
Grade Two Understanding Life Systems: Growth and Changes in Animals

**Meets Ontario Curriculum Expectations**
140 Page Unit


This Product Includes Worksheets on:
Characteristics of Animals
Classes of Animals: Birds
Classes of Animals: Fish
Classes of Animals: Insects
Classes of Animals: Mammals
Classes of Animals: Reptiles
Classes of Animals: Amphibians

*ALL CLASSES of animals include: a mini book (quiz, facts, characteristics, word search, identify the animal, life cycle); colour pictures for pocket charts or word walls, teacher notes, a colour life cycle poster and definitions

Classifying animals (a review of the classes)

Comparing classes – what makes them different

Animal Riddle sheet (writing activity used for a bulletin board)

Research and Writing an Animal Report

Animal Habitats

Needs of Animals

Adaptations of animals: behavioural and physical

Helpful/ Hurtful animals AND how humans help and hurt animals

Seasonal Changes in Animals

Imprinting

Migration

Hibernation/Dormancy

Definitions

A variety of activities for every learner!

It includes: Word Cards for pocket charts
Word Searches
Writing Activities
Answer Keys

Outcomes Covered:
1.1 Identify positive and negative impacts that animals have on humans (society) and the environment, form an opinion about one of them, and suggest ways in which the impact can be minimized or enhanced
1.2 Identify positive and negative impacts that different kinds of human activity have on animals and where they live, form an opinion about one of them, and suggest ways in which the impact can be minimized or enhanced
2.1 Follow established safety procedures and human practices specific to the care and handling of live animals, where appropriate
2.2 Observe and compare the physical characteristics (fur/feathers; two legs/no legs) and the behavioural characteristics (predator/prey) of a variety of animals, including insects, using student generated questions and a variety of methods and resources)
2.3 investigate the life cycle of a variety of animals (butterfly, frog, chicken)
2.4 Observe and compare changes in the appearance and activity of animals as they go through a complete life cycle
2.5 Investigate the ways in which a variety of animals adapt to their environment and/or to changes in their environment, using various methods
2.6 Use scientific inquiry/research skills, and knowledge acquired from previous investigations, to investigate the basic needs, characteristics, behaviour and adaptations of an animal of their choice
2.7 Use appropriate science and technology vocabulary, including life cycle, migration, adaptation, body coverings, and classify, in oral and written communication
2.8 Use a variety of forms to communicate with different audiences and for a variety of purposes
3.1 Identify and describe major physical characteristics of different types animals
3.2 Describe an adaptation as a characteristic body part, shape, or behaviour that helps a plant or animal survive in its environment
3.3 Identify ways in which animals are helpful to, and ways in which they meet the needs of, living things, including humans, to explain why humans should protect animals and the places where they live
3.4 identify ways in which animals can be harmful to humans (e.g. Some people have an allergic reaction to bee and wasp venom when they are stung; deer, moose and bears on roads can pose a hazard to people driving at night)


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Key Words: Growth, Changes, Animals,Migration, Animal Needs, Animal Behaviour, Imprinting, Hibernation, Dormancy, Habitats, Grade two science
Total Pages
141 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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