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Grade K Version: CPS06-07

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Unit Name: Unit 1 - Animals

Essential Question

How can I group animals?

Enduring Understanding

  • Explain the similarities and differences in animals
  • Explain Group animals according to their observable features
  • Recognizes the similarities and differences between a parent and a baby.
  • Animals have babies specific to their species.
  • Everyone is unique, but we are all alike.
  • Topic 1

    Similarities and Differences

  • Explain the similarities and differences in animals (color, size, appearance, etc.)
  • Topic 1 Vocabulary

    • similarities
    • differences
    • size
    • appearance

    Topic 1 Standards and Elements


    SKL1a Difference Between Living Organisms and Non-living Materials

    Topic 2

    Observable Features

  • Explain Group animals according to their observable features such as appearances, size, motion, where it lives, etc. (for example, a green frog has four legs and hops. A rabbit also hops)
  • Topic 2 Vocabulary

    • observe
    • organisims
    • motion

    Topic 2 Standards and Elements


    SKL1b Group Animals According to Observable Features

    Topic 3

    Parent and Babies

  • Recognizes the similarities and differences between a parent and a baby
  • Topic 3 Vocabulary

    • offspring

    Topic 3 Standards and Elements


    SKL2c Similarities and Differences Between Parent and Baby

    Topic 4

    Offspring

  • Match pictures of animal parents and their offspring explain your reasoning (for example: dog/puppy; cat/kitten; cow/calf; duck/ducklings, etc)
  • Topic 4 Standards and Elements


    SKL2d Match Pictures of Animal Parents and Offsprings

    Topic 5

    Everyone is Unique

  • Recognize that you are similar to and different from other students (senses, appearances)
  • Topic 5 Vocabulary

    • senses

    Topic 5 Standards and Elements


    SKL2e You and Other Students

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