1-LS3-1: Plant and Animal Structures - Parents and Offspring

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents. (Patterns)

Clarification Statement: Examples of patterns could include features plants or animals share. Examples of observations could include leaves from the same kind of plant are the same shape but can differ in size; and, a particular breed of dog looks like its parents but is not exactly the same.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include inheritance or animals that undergo metamorphosis or hybrids.




Assessments

The following assessments were created by science teachers hoping to better understand the NGSS. In most cases teachers went from standard to assessment in around an hour.  These are drafts and should be used accordingly. Feel free to improve these assessments or contribute to the collection. Learn more about assessment design here.


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


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Vocabulary

Plants and Animals
Parent structures
Offspring structures (alike but not exactly alike)
Patterns

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents. (Patterns)


Learning Plans


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