Mimicry Lesson With Informational Text Article NGSS 3-LS4-2

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This lesson includes a 3 page article with informational text on mimicry. The lesson addresses the NGSS standard for 3rd grade: NGSS 3-LS4-2. Use evidence to construct an explanation for how the variations in characteristics among individuals of the same species may provide advantages in surviving, finding mates, and reproducing. It also addresses CCSS for reading informational text and Writing standards.

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This product contains a lesson plan, 3 page informational text article, and 7 printable pages of worksheets and inserts for interactive notebooks. These inserts can be used independently of an interactive notebook.
This lesson is designed for 3rd grade, but could be used in other grade levels depending on your student's needs.

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16 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.


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