I use the monster breeding activity as theextension and evaluation activity parts of the 5E lesson model in my Inheritance unit. I would have already taught the vocab, and how to read and create punnett squares. The first part of the activity is a lot of fun especially if you go big and put these on posters to decorate your classroom. This part of the lesson is the Extension of previously learned material. They apply all of the terms and tools to this new circumstance. We're breeding Monsters! The second part of the activity is the evaluation. I make them evaluate their work and I evaluate how well they understand it before moving to a more formal evaluation.
Terms they should be reviewing during this lesson include: