A series of 10 outstanding lessons covering the following learning objectives:
*To introduce habitats
*To understand that organisms can be grouped in a variety of ways
*To identify the consumer, predator and prey in a food chain for a specific habitat
*To construct and interpret food chains / food webs
*To describe how animals and plants have adapted to their habitats
*To compare and describe world habitats
*To recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things
*To improve our school habitat
*To explore the effects of natural and man-made environmental changes on plants and animals
*To identify ways in which we can protect the environment
*To share what I have learned about the topic.
Planning and resources for all lessons are included.
The scheme of work includes learning outside of the classroom opportunities and opportunities to consolidate mathematic, computing, spoken language and literacy skills. The lessons are differentiated 3 ways, and all worksheets are scaffolded to support and challenge. The lessons are designed to have hands on tasks and include opportunities to develop creative thinking.
The file includes lesson presentations, visuals, worksheets, activities and an end of unit assessment. The files are recorded in PDF, and in editable word document form.
Also included are opportunities to develop work for display.