*In this packet students will investigate the differences between the animal classes of vertebrates and invertebrates by building four-legged clay/Play-Doh creatures – one of each type – and then stacking blocks on them to determine which structure can hold the most weight and why.
This product does not cover classes of the vertebrate group.
This product covers:
✓ Terms such as vertebrate, invertebrate, classes, spinal cord, cartilage,
✓ The purpose of vertebrate
✓ Difference between animals with vertebrate and invertebrate
✓ The importance of vertebrate
With This Product You’ll Get:
✓ Review of important vocabulary
✓ Differentiated reading comprehension sheets (LL and HL sheets)
✓ Text-dependent questions that focus on reading skills
✓ Science lab investigation – students create models of animals with and without vertebrate and stack blocks on them
✓ Critical thinking and writing prompt
✓ Teacher and student directions
✓ A Google Slides version so that you can have your students complete it digitally if you prefer!
✓ Tabbed booklet printables- 2 to a page and a larger version 1 per page
✓ Color & B/W printable versions
✓ Answer keys
.… and so much more!
How You Can Use This Product:
✓ As a supplement to an already established program
✓ Science centers or literacy centers
✓ An introduction lesson
✓ Teacher demonstrations
✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work
✓ An integration lesson
✓ Warm-up activities