Science Lesson, Grade 2: Animal Habitats (The 5 students who have limited…
Science Lesson, Grade 2: Animal Habitats
At the top of the lesson, everyone watches a short video about habitats.
Habitats: What are Habitats?
The 12 students who have some knowledge about the topic
Is they have time, the will draw a picture of the habitat they have chosen.
Students are to choose one habitat. Students will look pictures and read about this habitat. They will then make a list of adjectives that describe it. When their list is complete, they are to use those adjectives in complete sentences to describe the habitat.
The 5 students who have limited knowledge about the topic
If they have time, the students will make lists for each of the different habitats. Each list will contain the animals below the name of the habitat in which they live in.
Have pictures of a few different habitats and animals printed out as flashcards. Working in small groups, students will arrange the animals by moving them the their correct habitat.
Introduce a few different habitats and animals that live in the habitats.
In a small group setting, I will introduce what a habitat is. Introduce vocabulary about what a habitat is and what they offer to the animals it hosts by referring back to the video first shown at the start of the lesson.
All students in this group have limited knowledge about the topic and would all benefit form visuals and color.
The 5 students who answered most of the questions correctly
If they have time, they will draw one of their habitats with at least one animal that lives in that habitat.
Write about the animals that live in the two habitats they have chosen.
Student will choose two different habitats. Using complete sentences, they will compare and contrast the two habitats. They are to make two lists. In one list they will explain how the two habitats are similar/same, in the second list they will explain how they are different.