7th Grade Standard V-Objective 1 Classify Based on Properties

Standard V Students will understand that structure is used to develop classification systems.
Objective 1: Classify based on observable properties.

Enduring Understanding: Classification schemes reflect orderly patterns and observable distinctions among objects and organisms. Scientists classify most things based upon structure and other observable properties. Careful observations are important to correct classification. Classification allows scientists to name and understand relationships between natural objects. There are many ways to classify objects.

“I Can” Statements

  1. I can explain why living things classified into groups and named.
  2. I can classify rocks into groups based on their properties.
  3. I can analyze what does it mean to be alive?
  4. I can compare and contrast characteristics of living, non-living, and dead?
  5. I can research and report on how classification methods have changed.

Assessment
Multiple Choice/Essay Test
Performance Test-Classification of Objects

Curriculum Map-New

Learning Plan

Learning Activity Technology Application Lab Inquiry Lab Discussion Audio-Visual Reading/ Writing Students Teach Demonstration
7th Grade Core Tracker
Life Processes Power Point Presentation
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What Do I Know about Life?
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Junk Box Collection
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Life in the Field
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Life on the Video
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Living or Non Living?
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Shoe Classification
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Where do They Go?
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Classification of Jellybeans
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