Inheritance and Variations of Traits: Life Cycles and Traits 3rd Grade NGSS

Scroll down to take a look at *some* of what is included in this 180 page third grade Inheritance and Variations of Traits unit.  This unit aligns to NGSS* standards 3-LS1-1, 3-LS3-1, 3-LS3-2 and 3-LS4-2.

Here is the table of contents. Click on the pictures to enlarge them.

3-LS1-1 Plant and Animal Life Cycles
This topic focuses on understanding plant and animal life cycles. Students will learn how all living organisms follow a pattern of birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

Posters come in color and black and white. These support the main idea of the topic.

 Photo posters to visually support learning.
Non-fiction mini books are also included throughout all four topics of the Inheritance and Variations of Traits unit. Each topic also includes some type of interactive notebook piece as well as a practice page

3-LS3-1 Inherited Traits
This topic focuses on learning about how traits are inherited by offspring from parents.

3-LS3-2 Environmental Influences of Traits
This topic focuses on how the environment can influence traits.

3-LS4-2 Advantages for Survival
This topic focuses on advantages plants or animals may have that will help them survive in their environment.

This was just a preview. For a FULL list of resources included in this 180 page Inheritance and Variations of Traits Unit, please see the Table of Contents or check out the 45 page preview by following the link to my TPT store.

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