This NGSS earth science unit includes lesson plans and engaging materials to understand how plants and animals can change the environment and act as an important part of a system
. It is aligned to NGSS and integrates science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.
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In this unit, students will:
Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information
from multiple sources (text and photographs)
Engage in argument from evidence
Discover ways in which the plants and animals are a part of a system
This unit includes:
Lesson Plans (2 weeks of instruction)
Research Materials (PPT and Google Slides File included!)
Literacy Connections (Shared Writing, Interactive Writing, Read Alouds)
Rubric, checklist, and assessment page integrating the 3 dimensions of NGSS
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Other Kindergarten NGSS Units:
Living Things: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-LS1-1, K-ESS3-1)
Weather: An NGSS Unit (K-ESS2-1, K-ESS3-2, K-PS3-1, K-PS3-2)
Force and Motion: A Kindergarten NGSS Unit (K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2)
K-2 NGSS STEM Unit: Paper Fans
For more info on NGSS:
NGSS Beginners' Guide: FREE
FREE NGSS Overview VIDEO