Little Kindergarten Science Thinkers - Unit 5: Animals

$17.95

Little Science Thinkers is a complete science curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  It’s everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends.  It incorporates many state and NGSS standards. This curriculum was completely researched, designed, and created by Karen Jones.

UNIT 5: Animals teaches your little learners all about animal groups. It contains lessons on these specific topics:

Animals are living things
How animals grow and change
The six main animal groups; including reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians, mammals, and invertebrates
How animals adapt
Life Cycles

——————–WHAT’S INCLUDED?———————
COMPONENTS OF THE UNIT:
-A complete Teacher Guide
-9 printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds
-Step-by-step, Scripted Lesson Plans (Twelve, 30-minute lesson plans in all)
-Essential Question and Learning Target Posters
-Anchor Charts
-Investigations and an Experiment
-Science Stations
-Whole group Activities
-Vocabulary Cards
-Craft
-Student Workbook
-Quick Checks
-Kinder-appropriate Assessment and Rubric for scoring
-Parent Letter
-A COMPLETE unit PowerPoint to guide your teaching during each and every lesson (all books, targets, activity and workbook pages are included in the PowerPoint to help you save paper)
**PLEASE NOTE** In order to complete the life cycle experiment, you will need to purchase an Animal/Insect Kit

OUTLINE OF UNIT 5:
Lesson 1: ANIMALS ARE LIVING THINGS
EXPERIMENT – ANIMALS GROW AND CHANGE
Lesson 2: ANIMAL GROUPS
Lesson 3: REPTILES
Lesson 4: BIRDS
Lesson 5: FISH
Lesson 6: AMPHIBIANS
Lesson 7: MAMMALS
Lesson 8: INVERTEBRATES
Lesson 9: ANIMAL LIFE CYCLES (INCLUDING METAMORPHOSES)
Lesson 10: SCIENCE STATIONS
Lesson 11: REVIEW AND EXPERIMENT CONCLUSION
Lesson 12: UNIT ASSESSMENT