Classification

Schedule for 4th Quarter
Multicellular Organisms – Week 32
Classification – Week 32
Classification Notesheet – Week 32
Classification of Living Things – Week 33
Could Common Earthly Organisms Thrive on Mars Article – Week 33
Could Common Earthly Organisms Thrive on Mars Questions – Week 33
Fantasy Zoo Lab – Week 33
Classification of Living Things Part 2 – Week 33
Classification Crisis WebQuest – Week 33
Domain and Kingdom Classification – Week 33
Domain and Kingdom Note sheet – week 33

TeacherBreanne Christian
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #32-37
Unit of InstructionClassification of Living Things
Standard(s) Taught

SC6.L.15.1 Analyze and describe how and why organisms are classified according to shared characteristics with emphasis on the Linnaean system combined with the concept of Domains.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will analyze the classification of living things using shared characteristics and the Linnaean system.

Students will explain why animals are organized in a hierarchy of classification.

Students will classify organisms into the three domains (Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya).

Students will classify organisms into kingdoms based on shared characteristics.

Students will classify living organisms into specific domains and kingdoms using energy needs, organism structure, cell structure, and environment.

Classroom Activities

Is it an animal? Activity

Dichotomous key Activity

Could Common Earthly Organisms Thrive on Mars Article and Questions

Domain and Kingdom Group Discussion

Classification Crisis WebQuest

Fantasy Zoo Lab

Animal Classification Journal Activity

EOC Review Activities

Assignments Due

Is it an animal? Activity 4/29 and 4/30

Dichotomous Key Activity 4/29 and 4/30

Could Common Earthly Organisms Thrive on Mars Article and Questions 5/3 and 5/4

Classification Crisis WebQuest 5/6 and 5/7

Animal Classification Journal Activity 5/19

Additional Resources