Access Point #: SC.K.L.14.Pa.2

Distinguish between a plant and animal.
General Information
Number: SC.K.L.14.Pa.2
Category: Participatory
Date Adopted or Revised: 02/08
Big Idea: Organization and Development of Living Organisms

A. All plants and animals, including humans, are alike in some ways and different in others.

B. All plants and animals, including humans, have internal parts and external structures that function to keep them alive and help them grow and reproduce.

C. Humans can better understand the natural world through careful observation.

Related Benchmarks

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Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
5020010: Science - Grade K
5010041: Language Arts - Kindergarten
7720015: Access Science Grade Kindergarten
7710011: Access Language Arts - Kindergarten 
5011000: Library Skills/Information Literacy Kindergarten

Related Resources

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Teaching Idea

Where Plants and Animals Live:

This site features activity ideas on comparing plants and animals in different habitats. It also includes a virtual manipulative, black line masters for activity ideas, and a family newsletter to encourage family involvement.

Type: Teaching Idea

Unit/Lesson Sequences

Comparing Plants, Animals, and Seeds:

These lessons compare and contrast plants versus animals and seeds versus plants in regards to both appearance and behavior/function.

Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

Plants and Animals in Media:

These lessons show children how the media portrays plants and animals with characteristics that they do not truly possess in reality.

Type: Unit/Lesson Sequence

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1 Teaching Idea

Where Plants and Animals Live:

This site features activity ideas on comparing plants and animals in different habitats. It also includes a virtual manipulative, black line masters for activity ideas, and a family newsletter to encourage family involvement.

Type: Teaching Idea