Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum

Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
Needs of Animals and Plants | Alberta Curriculum
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This is a full and comprehensive Needs of Animals and Plants unit, designed specifically for first grade. Simply read the teacher's guide, print the lesson materials, and go! Assessment masters and lesson aids are also included, which saves you valuable planning time. This unit features simple language and fun graphics that are sure to delight your students!

OUTCOMES & ACTIVITIES:
1. Observe, describe, and compare living things.
KWL chart
→ Describe three animals and three plants
→ Compare animals using Venn diagrams

2. Contrast living and non-living things.
→ Living and non-living posters
→ Print-and-go worksheets
→ Optional homework task with editable parent letter
→ Digital task cards (Boom Deck)

3. Identify ways in which living things are valued.
Two informative worksheets
→ Two interactive notebook pages (cut and paste)

4. Classify some local animials and plants into groups on the basis of visual characteristics.
→ Six informative worksheets
→ Choose your own local animal or plant to focus on

5. Identify examples of plants and animals that are normally under human care (domesticated) and those that are normally independent of human care (wild).
→ Domestic/wild animal sort (paper & digital version - Boom Deck)
Informative worksheets
Domestic/wild animals pamphlet

6. Identify the requirements for animals and plants to maintain life, and recognize that we must provide these for living things in our care.
→ Needs of Animals booklet (six pages)
Needs of Plants booklet (seven pages)
Growing beans experiment
→ Digital task cards (Boom Deck)

7. Identify ways that land plants depend on soil.
→ Informative worksheets
'Solving soil' experiment

8. Recognize that some plants and animals must adapt to extreme conditions to meet their basic needs.
→ Adaptations worksheet
→ 'Polar Paws' experiment
→ 'Cactus Makes Perfect' experiment
Two foldable mini-books

9. Give examples of ways in which animals depend on plants and vise versa.
Informative worksheets
→ Student play assignment with rubric and public speaking anchor poster

ALSO INCLUDED:
✩ Ten page teacher's guide featuring a unit overview, lesson plans, and relevant links
✩ Assessment masters (2x self-assessment, 2x quiz, 2x teacher script, 2x answer key)
✩ Photo prompts
✩ Create-your-own vocabulary cards (PDF template)
✩ Living/non-living posters

✅ View the PREVIEW file for a closer look at the unit (not all pages shown).

PLEASE NOTE: I've aligned this unit with the Alberta curriculum, though many of the outcomes may overlap in your home province or state.

Thank you for your interest in this resource!

OTHER SCIENCE UNITS:
Creating Colour Unit
Seasonal Changes Unit
My Five Senses Unit

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