This activity can be adapted to many different skill levels. Students must apply their knowledge of plants and animals in a scientific way and also use their creativity. This is an example of a whole game as described in "Making Learning Whole." The activity is fun and engaging but also creates a complete understanding of the topic of plants. Having done this activity myself, I can attest that it helped me to understand how flora and fauna are a function of the environment in which they…
Awesome little introductory unit to how force and motion work, where you end up building your own mouse trap. Would be a great send home project as well.
New Year, New Notebook: Force and Motion
Force and Motion Anchor Chart — The Science Penguin
Supporting ELLs in the Science Classroom: Part II
Science Sentence Stems for ELLs-- You can have some standard sentence stems that are used for many classroom activities, as well as sentence stems for particular activities.