Students will be able write and illustrate how multiple themes and objects may be interrelated.
Shadows and Light
After reading texts students will use an organizer to help them compare the differences between the blue whale and the polar bear.
Comparing Blue Whale and Polar Bear
After reading several texts students will explain how physical adaptations helped animals survive in their habitat.
Adventures in Adaptations
Students will be able to determine the causes and effects of a species being removed or reintroduced into an ecosystem.
Interaction Between Living Things in an Environment
After reading several texts and watching a video students will write an opinion piece that states which machine they would use to help their grandmother move.
Force and Simple Machines
After reading selected text students will be able to describe how animals adapted to their environment in the cold winter.
After reading selected text students will write an informational essay that describes how the water cycle impacts daily life.