Lesson Plan

Grades K-2, 3-5

Web of Life

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20 minutes (Lower elementary); Several class periods (Upper elementary)

SUBJECTS: Language Arts, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Biodiversity/Habitat, Interdependence in Nature

Resource Overview

Through an interactive story, students explore how everything in the natural community is interconnected.

Students will be able to:
  • Name two relationships between living things in a forest.
  • Explain the interconnectedness of all members of an ecosystem.
  • Identify two things people can do to help keep forests and forest creatures healthy.
Bees and flowers are both part of an ecosystem where everything is connected to everything else

Features of This Resource

  • Lesson plan combines kinesthetic (tactile) and auditory learning
  • Students determine cause and effect chains
  • Opportunity for creative writing

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