An anchor chart you build with your students!
This animal cell anchor chart will help your students identify the 9 main organelles that make up an animal cell.
The organelles included are:
This file includes a picture, name tag and function tag for each of the nine organelles (both in color and black & white).
I use this anchor chart one of two ways. I either explain and walk through the parts as a class or I divide the students into groups (5 or 10 groups work best). Each group gets 1 or 2 organelle pictures. They must discover which organelle they have and what its function is. I put the name tags and function tags in the front of the room and when the group thinks they know, they come up and grab their tags. Once all tags have been correctly claimed, the groups color their organelles and tags all the same color and place them on the anchor chart.
This file includes the color and black & white version of this anchor chart. It also includes a completed cell if you would prefer to name the organelles and their functions without having to place them on the chart.
An answer key is also included
Some additional tips:
*For use year after year, I laminate the pieces and keep them in a large manila envelope.
*Building the anchor chart together gives each student their own copy of the chart they can take home and study from - I build the large one up front and the students build the smaller version at their desks.
*Arrows have been provided for both the color and black & white versions of this product, but I usually draw my own arrows using a wet erase marker. This allows me to wipe it off my laminated set.
*A completed anchor chart is included at the end of the file for students who were absent, need a hard copy of materials or if you like to keep a binder of anchor charts available for student reference.
Download a student version of this activity here
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A plant cell anchor chart version of this product can be found here
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