ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SC2015] (1) 7 :
7 ) Make observations to identify the similarities and differences of offspring to their parents and to other members of the same species (e.g., flowers from the same kind of plant being the same shape, but differing in size; dog being same breed as parent, but differing in fur color or pattern).

Subject: Science (1)
Title: Animal Parents and Their Young | Hero Elementary™
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/animal-parents-and-their-young-media-gallery/hero-elementary/
Description:

In these Hero Elementary activities, children learn that animals have offspring that are very much—but not exactly—like their parents. This includes humans too! Children observe and describe how animal parents and babies are alike and not alike, and they look for patterns.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (1) 19 :
19 ) With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for Grade 1. [RI.1.10]

[SC2015] (1) 7 :
7 ) Make observations to identify the similarities and differences of offspring to their parents and to other members of the same species (e.g., flowers from the same kind of plant being the same shape, but differing in size; dog being same breed as parent, but differing in fur color or pattern).

Subject: English Language Arts (1), Science (1)
Title: Whom Does He Look Like?
URL: https://www.readworks.org/article/Whom-Does-He-Look-Like/46ac94c0-f30d-49b0-9ba4-eb5cdb566580#!articleTab:content/
Description:

The teacher will present an informational fiction text from the website, ReadWorks. The students and teacher can interact with this non-fiction text by annotating the text digitally. The students will answer the questions associated with the article as an assessment. This learning activity would be useful to introduce students to the concept parents and their offspring have similarities and differences in their appearance.



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