This bundle includes a hands on activity as well as a literacy and writing component. Students will be given the opportunity to examine 15 common items and predict their identities as well as the category of human usage. Student answer documents, teacher guides, answer descriptions, and a slideshow of item identities are all included. Furthermore, a nonfiction text has been chosen from sciencedaily.com to deepen the connection with biodiversity and humans. This article is free from their site. This bundle includes a slideshow of student directions for multiple (3) reading activities to increase comprehension. Keys are provided along with the teacher guide as well. Finally, a writing prompt is provided using the claim evidence and reasoning method to extend the lesson further.