Living Things – A Third Grade PowerPoint Introduction to Organisms is a PowerPoint instructional presentation in line with the 3rd Grade SOL’s for the state of Virginia (Life Processes)
3.4 The student will investigate and understand that adaptations allow animals to satisfy life needs and respond to the environment. Key concepts include
This lesson focuses on an introduction to organisms. It includes: a PowerPoint presentation of the text emphasizing the properties of living things including characteristics of living things, make up of living things (with introduction to Robert Hooke), and plant/animal cells similarities and differences. Terminology is included, a “Creation of Your Own Animal” activity, as well as two activities (identifying the parts plant and animal cells and characteristics of living things activity). Both of the activities are also included in a PDF file so they can be printed and issued as desk or homework assignments.