The “Vertebrate Groups- Sorting Cards Activity ” is design to help your students review, reinforce and assess their knowledge about the five classes of vertebrates. During this activity students will read the main characteristics of vertebrates, fill out the graphic organizers using their own words as well as cut and sort each vertebrate group: ( Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals) This activity is design for elementary Students. (2-5)
Students should be able to recognize and classify organisms into the corresponding classes: Fish, Amphibian, Reptile, Bird and Mammal.
Students will reinforce and review the main characteristics of organisms within each of the vertebrates groups.
This package meets the following Common Core Standards: Reading Standards for Informational Text. RI 3.4 – Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade topic or subject area.
This set contains : ( 24 pages)
20 sorting cards of common organisms that belong to each of the five classes of vertebrates.
Teacher and student Instructions.
Informational text about each of the five classes of vertebrates: Fish, Amphibian, Reptile, Bird and Mammal.
Anchor Mini-posters – Vertebrates groups.
Handout No 1- Blank Graphic organizers. ( Characteristics of each Vertebrate group)
Vertebrates groups charts.
Classes of vertebrates sort cards.
Teacher’s answer key.