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Needs and Characteristics of Living Things

Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Product Description
Product Description:
Grade One Understanding Life Systems: Needs and Characteristics of Living Things

(THIS UNIT CAN ALSO BE PURCHASED IN A BUNDLE OF ALL THE GRADE ONE SCIENCE UNITS IN MY STORE)

**Meets Ontario Curriculum Expectations**

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All four Grade One Ontario Science Units are available at my store bundled at a reduced cost: Visit - My Primary Playground
Life Systems: Needs and Characteristics of Living Things
Earth and Space: Daily and Seasonal Changes
Matter and Energy: Energy in our Lives
Structures and Mechanisms: Material Objects and Everyday Structures

This Product Includes Worksheets on:
Characteristics of Living Things
Living vs. Non Living
Comparing Living Things
Caring for Living Things
Four Food Groups
Human Body - parts
Human Body – organs
Five Senses
Basic Needs of plants, animals and humans
Dependency of Living things on other Living things
Growing and Changing (Life Cycles of frog, butterfly, human and plants)
Stages of Human development – compare through the ages
Parts of a Plant
Function of the parts of plants
What part of the plant do you eat?
Types of Plants
Healthy Habits
Healthy Environment for Living Things
Respect of Living Things
Persuasive Writing for a class pet
Loss of Living Things and its affect on other living things



It includes: Word Cards for pocket charts
Word Searches
Writing Activities
Pin the Organ on the Human
Answer Keys

Outcomes Covered:
1.1 Identify personal action that students themselves can take to help maintain a healthy environment for living things including humans (eg walk to school, careful what they put down a drain)
1.2 describe changes or problems that could result from the loss of some kinds of living things that are part of everyday life (eg; what if we loose all the bees) taking different points of view into consideration
2.1 follow established safety procedures and humane practices during science and technology investigations (show care and concern when handling animals)
2.2 investigate and compare the basic needs of humans and other living things, including the need for air, water, food, warmth and space, using a variety of methods and resources
2.3 investigate, and compare the physical characteristics of a variety of plants and animals, including humans (some produce flowers, some do not, most have roots, some animals have 2 legs, some have 4)
2.4 investigate the physical characteristics of plants (basic parts, size, shape and colour) and explain how they help the plant meet its basic needs (roots anchor the plant and help provide the plant with food and water; some plants have brightly coloured flowers to attract bees), using a variety of methods and resources
2.5 investigate the characteristics of parts of the human body, including the five sense organs, and explain how those characteristics help humans meet their needs and explore the world around them
2.6 Use appropriate science and technology vocabulary, including investigation, explore, needs, space, and food in oral and written communication
2.7 use a variety of forms to communicate with different audience and for a variety of purposes
3.1 identify the environment as the area in which something or someone exists or lives
3.2 identify the physical characteristics (size, shape, colour, common parts) of a variety of plants and animals
3.3 Identify the location and function of major parts of the human body, including the sense organs (lungs are for breathing and are in my chest, teeth are for chewing and are in my mouth)
3.4 describe the characteristics of a healthy environment, including clean air and water and nutritious food, and explain why it is important for all living things to have a healthy environment
3.5 describe how showing care and respect for all living things helps to maintain a healthy environment
3.6 identify what living things provide for other living things
3.7 describe how the things plants and animals use to meet their needs are changed by their use and
are returned to the environment in different forms


Terms
Copyright © Laura Merritt – My Primary Playground (Tpt) All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. See product file for clip-art and font credits.

Key Words: Living, Non-Living, Animals, Plants, 5 Senses, Human Body, Four Food Groups, Needs of plants, Grade one Science,
Total Pages
76 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
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