Round 'n Round


Authors:

Tina Serdjenian
Multiage
George J. Mitchell School
Waterville, ME 04901
Tel. (207) 873-0695
Email: tserdjenian@fc.wtvl.k12.me.us
Elaine Breton
Grade Two
George J. Mitchell School
Waterville, ME 04901
Tel. (207) 873-0695
Email: ebreton@fc.wtvl.k12.me.us

 

Grade Level: One

Group Setting: Small or Large Group Instruction

Time Requirement: 45 minutes

Curriculum Area: Science
Topic:
Animals

Maine Learning Results Performance Indicators:

A3: Explain, draw, or otherwise demonstrate the life cycle of an organism
D3: Draw or describe ways in which an organism can change over its lifetime-sometimes in predictable ways.

Waterville Curriculum Document Indicators:

Explain, draw or otherwise demonstrate the life cycle of an organism (Classifying Life Forms, 3)

Task Description:

Teacher selects one or more ARC resources to explain/describe the life cycle of various animals. Once the information is presented, students will demonstrate their understanding of the life cycle process and the ways in which an individual organism can change over its lifetime (ex. balding, illness, etc.) by completing the assigned worksheet.

Student Products/Performances:

Completed life cycle worksheet

Teaching Materials/ARC Resources:

Suggested worksheet for student use in illustrating an animal life cycle:
birthadult baby

These are suggested ARC titles for your work with this lesson plan.

Code Number Material Title
ARC/CB Insect Metamorphosis Display
ARC/CB Incubator for Eggs
FSC591-13 Animals and How They Grow
FSC591-14 Life of Animals
VC591-19 Chickens Aren't the Only Ones (Reading Rainbow)
SP591-21 Life Stories: Butterfly and Frog
FSC591-29 Baby Animals Grow Up
KC591-40 Animal Families
SP595.7-20 Life Cycle of a Monarch
VC595.7-2 Life Cycle of the Honeybee (Reading Rainbow)

 

Made Possible by:


The Colby Partnership for Science Education
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Bell Atlantic Foundation