S5L1. Students will classify organisms into groups and relate how they determined the groups with how and why scientists use classification.
a. Demonstrate how animals are sorted into groups (vertebrate and invertebrate) and
how vertebrates are sorted into groups (fish, amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal).
b. Demonstrate how plants are sorted into groups.
Students will be able to apply their skills towards the classification of plants and animals.
A copy of the puzzle.
Optional copy of a list of the words to choose from, just to make sure they are spelling the words correctly.
Depending on the level of your students, you may need to supply them with list of the various words that are involved in the solution. Remind the students how to complete a complete a crossword puzzle, if they have not/forgot how to complete one.
As usual, if you have spotted any errors please let us know.
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