This NGSS science unit includes lesson plans and engaging materials. Kindergarten students will analyze and interpret data as they learn about the needs of desert and wetland animals. It is aligned to NGSS and integrates science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, disciplinary core ideas, and performance expectations.
Little research scientists in your very own classroom!
In this unit, students will:
• use research materials (text, photographs) to analyze and interpret data
•use the data collected and analyzed to look for patterns
in the needs of desert and wetland animals
This unit includes:
•Research Materials (Photographs, Fact Cards, Flash Cards)
•Literacy Connections (Read Alouds, Shared Writing, Interactive Writing)
•Rubric integrating 3 dimensions of NGSS to evaluate student work
•Assessment checklist integrating 3 dimensions of NGSS
Materials needed for NGSS Living Things: What Animals Need
•All materials included
•Computer to display additional internet resources (links included) is optional.
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