The students shall be able to:
say that fossils are evidence that dinosaurs, and other plant and animal life, existed on earth many years ago, even though we cannot see them today
list at least three conditions that will cause a species to become extinct
describe dinosaurs as giant lizards and classify them as either plant eaters or meat eaters
say that dinosaurs hatched from eggs and had a life cycle
draw, in sequence, the life cycle of a dinosaur and of a reptile
say that dinosaurs' bones and other objects (fossils) are found buried in the earth
list at least three characteristics of a reptile
list dinosaur weapons and describe how dinosaurs defended themselves
describe how nature changes in at least two ways and at least two ways in which nature remains the same.
The students will create dioramas of the Prehistoric Time using various art materials.
The students will use the Scott Foresman Grade 2 Science book "The Past".
The students will create a Back to the Past book.
Through the use of Brainpop, films and BBC videos learn about fossils and dinosaurs
You will show what you have learned:
- With the help of a timeline, support words, pictures and your book of evolution "Prehistoric Times" tell about the developing of life from the "glowing globe to a living globe."
- You can use and explain subject related Words such as: timeline, organisms, changes, oxygen,fossils, eras, habitats
- You know what support Words are and you can take out support words from a descriptive text, film or talk, to then use those support words to write your own descriptive text.
- You can creative pictures with different material that belong to your prehistoric book and/or timeline.