In this unit you will have 3 essential questions that you need to answer. In order to answer these questions you must explore vocabulary and have an understanding of words such as: omnivore, herbivore, carnivore, symbiotic, ecosystem, adaptation. You will explore your zoo map, as well as a global climate map. When exploring the animals at your zoo, you will use the graphic organizers provided to collect data.
-Compare and contrast
-Reading a map
-Collecting information on animals
-Using different levels of Bloom's Taxonomy such as thinking, understanding,
inferencing, coming to conclusions, and more
-Writing in complete sentences
Provided are different questions to guide your students. There are two graphic organizers provided, which allow for differentiation based on ability.
This unit is fun, engaging, and very easy to differentiate and meet the learning needs of your students. There are many extension opportunities and upcoming units to tie information to.
This unit allows for guidance from the teacher, while still being student led.