To Group of Not to Group - That is the Question!
Upper elementary and middle schoolers use their observation skills to group different kinds of candy by similar characteristics. They debate whether or not we should classify objects. Finally, they learn that biologists have developed a classification system in which there are five kingdoms. Another option is to have individuals produce a piece of artwork, then, as a class, classify each into groups. You can pick and choose different parts of this lesson plan to use with your class.