Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade

This Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade unit also includes:

Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and evolution, this unit is a life saver for any upper-elementary or middle school science teacher.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Supplement these lessons into a life science unit in the upper-elementary grade levels
  • Use the included games and activities as science learning centers
Classroom Considerations

  • Though specficcally designed for fifth grade students in Michigan, these lessons can be adapted for use across a range of levels and in any region of the world
Pros

  • Each lesson comes with all supporting materials, including worksheets, reading passages, and graphic organizers
  • Cross-curricular connections are created between math and science
  • Unit offers a complete list of materials needed for each lesson
  • Lessons include links to additional resources that extend student learning
  • Offers an extensive list of key words that are addressed in the unit, with definitions provided for each
Cons

  • None