KS3 Variation and Classification

PILES statements Yr. 7 D Variation and classification
Students need to sort the following statements into three PILES.
I am happy answering questions on this in the test.
I am not sure if I can answer questions on this in the test
I am not happy, answering questions on this in the test
To interpret bar charts and pie charts that shows variation for students in the
classroom. E.g. tongue roller or non-tongue roller. (Level 4)
To interpret line graphs that shows variation for students in the classroom.
(Level 6)
To explain that some characteristics are inherited. (Level 5)
To give examples of 3 inherited characteristics. (Level 4)
To use the idea of genes to explain that individuals are like their parents but
are not identical. (Level 6)
To demonstrate that there is variation between offspring and parent. (Level
To explain that some variations are inherited (Level 5)
To show how environmental factors can result in variation. (Level 6)
To give examples of 3 environmental factors. (Level 4)
To identify the characteristics of individual species and group them using
common features. (Level 4)
Describe a vertebrate and invertebrate. (Level 3)
Sort living things into plants and animals. (Level 3)
Sort vertebrates into common groups to include mammals, birds, fish,
reptiles and amphibians. (Level 4)
Sort invertebrates into common groups (Level 4)
Working in-groups of three sorts the statements above on the cards provided
in the three PILES shown above. If there is any words you do not understand
make sure you put your hand up so the teacher can explain them.
When you have sorted the statements, you can use three different coloured
pencils to highlight each statement for each pile. For example I am happy
pile can be highlighted RED.
Once you have highlighted each statement, you need to make targets (on
target sheet provided) on the statements, which you are not happy, so you
can focus on them for the test on ____________________.
For example I must practice writing 3 word equations for the reaction of
metals with oxygen every week.