This Ecosystems Unit includes 20 passages, organizers, vocabulary posters, comprehension and connection activities, and so much more! Your students will love learning all about ecosystems with this BEST SELLER!
An ecosystem can be huge like the Amazon Rainforest or as small as puddle in your backyard. There are both living and non-living things make up an ecosystem.
This unit includes 20 kid-friendly informational articles perfect for Grades 3-5!
Articles are about the following science topics:
*Types of Ecosystems (Micro, Messo, Biomes)
*Biomes : Aquatic and Terrestrial
*Abiotic and Biotic
*Herbivores, Carnivores, and Omnivores
*Natural Cycles of Earth
*The Balance of Nature
*Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers
*Animals Basic Needs
*Food Webs & Chains
*Great for Science Centers or Partner Work
Engaging Hands-on Student Activities included in this Ecosystems Unit are:
*Main Idea Organizer
*Show What You Know!
*Abiotic or Biotic?
*Cloze Passage on Photosynthesis
*Build a Food Chain
*Two Writing Prompts
*Vocabulary Flip Books
*Vocabulary Posters — great for bulletin boards!
*Compare/Contrast Venn Diagram
*Organizers and Mini-Flap Books- great for interactive notebooks!
*For Elementary Grades – Third grade, Fourth grade, Fifth grade
*Common Core Aligned