Essay : Are You Sure a Platypus is a Mammal? Prove it!

Unit 7: Animals: Structures and Processess
Lesson 13 of 13

Objective: Students use research to answer whether or not a Platypus is really a mammal.

Big Idea: Students write an opinion essay using prior knowledge, research and conclusions as they decide if the evidence in their research supports that it is truly a mammal.

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Science, Mind Mapping, opinion writing, Gathering Grids, Specialized Structures, adaptation, structures, adaptations of animals, animal
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