Students classify everyday objects. Students sort given objects into six major sets. In groups, students draw up a key to sort the items in their tray. Students explain characteristics to use when classifying.
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Animal Classification: A Collaborative Sorting Activity for Key Stages 2 & 3
Introduce the logic behind a dichotomous key or administer a group performance assessment with a fun and challenging classification lesson. With explicit instructions for the teacher and for collaborative groups, as well as engaging...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Present information about the classification of animals. After participating in the teacher-led discussion about scientific names, small groups devise their own way of classifying everyday objects present in the classroom, developing...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! The Kingdoms of Life
Life science students discuss the characteristics of five kingdoms of life: animals, plants, fungi, protists, and bacteria in this video. Viewers find out from the dialogue that scientists group organisms according to similarities. This...
4th - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable