Prior to this worksheet students should sort different items into nonliving, dead, or alive categories. Encourage students to explain their decisions. Help them understand misidentified items such as fire, sun, snot, leather wallets, and viruses. Teach students that its ok to make mistakes as longs as they learn from them.
This Wanted Poster is a great way demonstrate student growth as it allows students to acknowledge their mistake and explain the new information to correctly sort an item as nonliving, dead, or alive.