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
|Unit of Instruction||Classification of Living Things|
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.
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
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