Day 2

Washington County Schools
Commander Day Lesson Plans
Commander Day Lessons focus on the review and application of skills that students have previously
Students will submit a work product or learning log to demonstrate completion of a lesson.
Student work must be submitted no later than two days following the return from the Commander Day.
Content Area: Agriculture- Animal Science
Grade Level: 10-12
Snow Day Lesson Number: 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 - 10
Content Topic: Taxonomic Classification
Standard(s): Classify animals according to the taxonomical classification system and species-specific
terminology related to age and gender
Essential Question (Students should be able to answer following the lesson):
What is the taxonomic classification of basic animals?
Why do we classify animals in this manner?
What commonalities do we see from animals who share the same family?
Critical Vocabulary (Terminology to be included in the lesson):
Learning Activities and Steps (Work students will complete):
Construct a diagram of the taxonomic classification of the following animals:
Angus Beef Cattle, Boxer Dog and a Cardinal Bird
Technology Activity Option (Students may choose to complete in place of other activity):
Necessary Resources:
(Chose only one)
 Paper
 Internet Access