The Needs and Characteristics of Living Things is a grade one Ontario science unit by The Classy Sisters.
*This unit includes a word wall, student workbook, teacher guide and PDF presentation to be displayed like a powerpoint (click view full screen or slideshow).*
Materials, Objects and Everyday Structures
Energy in Our Lives
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Includes 9 lessons with learning goals, mini-lessons and activities.
Includes Student Workbook with activities for each of the lessons as well as a Word Wall and a Teacher's Guide. Also includes some links to useful websites and ideas for possible classroom experiments to go along with each lesson.
This Science Unit is created as a foundation for teaching the Living Things Unit. It does not include assessment or experiments. This is a great unit to use as a starting point and would benefit from literacy links, cross-curriculum planning, assessment practices, experiments and inquiry based research.
1.What do Scientists Do?
2.Living and Non-Living Things
3.The Basic Needs of Living Things
4.The Physical Characteristics of Living Things
5.The Physical Characteristics of Plants
6.The Physical Characteristics of Animals
7.The Environment we Live in
8.The Five Sense Organs and The Human Body
9.Showing Care and Respect for Living Things and the Environment