Animals and Plants
This unit is mainly taught
using our text. See our curriculum sheets for additional information.
How are groups of living things
How do life cycles of living things
How are characteristics of living
things passed from parents to young?
How are parts of an ecosystem
related and how do they interact?
How is energy distributed to living
things in an ecosystem?
Compare and classify familiar
organism on the basis of observable physical characteristics.
Describe life cycles of familiar
Give evidence that characteristics
are passed from parent to young.
Identify familiar organism as
part of a food chain or food web and describe their feeding relationship
within the web.
Describe the basic requirement
for all living things to maintain their existence.
Hurst: Farms and Children's Literature
and Describing Familiar Organisms Unit Plan from the Sample Core
Curriculum for Michigan Schools
About Life Cycles Unit Plan from the Sample Core Curriculum for
Babies on the Farm
Curriculum Project: Farming
Curriculum Project: Animals and Their Needs
Curriculum Project: Plants
Farmland Fun Pages