My BEST Science Activity

 

Title:  Animal Group Posters    

Grade Level:  3rd

Objective:  Students will identify the characteristics of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and fish and identify animals that belong in each group.

 

 

 

Divide students into 5 groups.  Students read to find the characteristics of their assigned group.  Write a paragraph explaining the characteristics.  Write characteristics on a poster.  Find pictures of animals that belong in the animal group to add to the poster.  Each group shares their poster with the class.  This activity takes 60- 90 minutes.