Back from the Dead

This Back from the Dead lesson plan also includes:

If you could bring back one extinct animal, what would it be? That is the question your class will ponder. Your budding scientists read a passage, follow a cloning timeline, and review a diagram about the process of reviving a woolly mammoth. Then, utilizing their new information, they write a persuasive essay and respond to a reading passage through multiple choice questions.   

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Project, and give a copy of the reading passage to each child. While reading, highlight important details and discuss your reasoning while the class follows along and adds their perspective 
  • Make copies of each assessment option and allow your scholars to choose which option they wish to use to showcase their knowledge 
Classroom Considerations

  • Each learner should receive a copy of the reading passage as well as at least one assessment option 
Pros

  • Specific step-by-step directions make for easy implementation 
  • Multiple assessment options are listed  
  • Additional resource links are available 
Cons

  • None