Biome Sort: Inquiry & Research Activity

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USE INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT BIOMES. Get them using their background knowledge and critical thinking skills while participating in a biome sort. 

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Description

After sorting animals into biomes, use fun informational passages to teach students about different biomes. In the process they’ll have fun engaging in research & taking notes.

🙌🏼 YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE HOW EASY IT IS TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT BIOMES WHILE TEACHING THEM BASIC RESEARCH & NOTE-TAKING SKILLS!

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Included

AFTER downloading this resource you’ll get:

Standards – based lesson that outlines how to teach students about biomes using hands-on inquiry. 

Biome Sort activity: includes a sorting mat & graph sheet for students to graph their results. 

Informational passage about biomes that provides basic information. Includes a note-taking graphic organizer.

Cut & paste activity for students to construct the definition of a biome. 

Personality Quiz → Students answer questions about themselves to see which biome would make the best home for them. 

Biome informational passages → use with the personality quiz! Students read about their biome match & then determine if it is a good fit for them. 

12 informational passages about different land & water biomes. Each provides basic information.

4 note-taking graphic organizers to use with the biome fact sheets. Invites students to take notes in pictures and/or words.

Biome word scrambles! Students unscramble the letters to uncover the names of 12 different biomes. Answer Key Included!

Standards

This activity addresses the following standards:

AASL:

  • Reflecting and questioning assumptions and possible misconceptions.
  • Responsibly applying information, technology, and media to learning. 

ISTE: 

  • Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.

CCSS ELA:

  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.

CCSS MATH:

  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
  • Model with mathematics.

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