Lesson details

Grade
2
Subject

Science

English Language Arts

Topic

Life Science: Animals and Their Environments

Reading - Literary Text

Writing

Subtopic

Animal characteristics and basic needs

Meaning and Context-Analyze development of characters/settings/events/ideas

Meaning, Context, and Craft-Write informative/explanatory text

Recommended Technology: 

-Computer 
-Smart Board
 

Other instructional materials or notes: 
  • PowerPoint
  • ‘What if you had animal fur’ by: Sandra Markle
  • pencil
  • paper
  • stapler (put flipbooks together)
  • markers/colored pencils

Animal Coverings

Duration: 
1-2 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students will learn about the physical attributes of the six classifications of animals: insects, mammals, birds, fish, amphibians, and reptiles. 

Essential Question: 

What are the six classifications of animals? What are animal body coverings? 

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