Woods: Animals and Plants
This unit is mainly taught using our text.  See our curriculum sheets for additional information.

Central Questions

How are groups of living things classified?
How do life cycles of living things differ?
How do living things obtain and use energy?
How are characteristics of living things pass on?


LO1- Compare and classify familiar organisms on the basis of observable physical characteristics.
LO2- Describe vertebrates in terms of observable body parts and characteristics.
LO3- Describe life cycles of familiar organisms.
LO4- Compare and contrast the food, energy, and environmental needs of similar organisms.
LH1- Give evidence that characteristics are passed from parents to young
Lesson Plans/Units

Characteristics, Needs and Development of Living Things  Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Baltimore Curriculum Project: Forest

Baltimore Curriculum Project: Plant Life Cycles

Habitats: Evergreen Curriculum

Online Activities/Projects/Background Information

Explore the Fantastic Forest@nationalgeographic.com

Come Along on a Nature Walk: World Book

Woodland Explorer

Idaho Forests: Forests Are for Kids



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