Know Your Offspring

2.1: Know Your Animals
Rational: The purpose of this lesson is designed to give students an
understanding of animals and their offspring and the characteristics each animal
consists of. It is important for students to have a basic understanding of the
wildlife surrounding them, along with unfamiliar animals of different areas
Terminal Performance Objectives:
1. Students will be able to identify difference types of animals they are not
familiar with.
2. Students will be able to identify the different offspring of these animals.
3. Students will be able to identify and name several characteristics of different
Enabling Objectives:
1. Children will be able to identify a picture of an animal when held up.
2. Children will be able to name some characteristics of the animal in the picture.
Lesson Activities:
1. Students will find different animals with their offspring in magazines, cut out
and glue in journal and label parts of the animals.
2. Students will look through informational books on animals and their offspring.
2a. Students will get in groups. Each group will be assigned an animal and it's
offspring. The group will draw a picture of the animals, list characteristics of the
animal and how the characteristics help that animal survive in its surrounding.
Then groups will present them to the class.