This Plants and Animal Adaptations unit is jam packed with differentiated materials to teach hard concepts such as physical adaptations, camouflage, mimicry, behavioral adaptations, hibernation, migration, dormancy, instinct, and learned behavior.
This pack is aligned with 3rd grade Virginia SOLs and contains a suggested unit guide. However, it can be used by anyone and you do not have to follow the unit guide.
3.4 The student will investigate and understand that adaptations allow organisms to satisfy life needs and respond to the environment. Key ideas include a) populations may adapt over time;
b) adaptations may be behavioral or physical
This unit is differentiated for students with special needs including non-writers. The concepts are broken down simply so that they are easy to understand.
suggested unit guide
visual vocabulary cards
vocabulary book (2 levels)
3 adapted books (Physical Adaptations, Camouflage & Mimicry, Behavioral Adaptations)
physical adaptations task cards
assessment (2 levels) with answer key
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