Reflection: Pre-Tests Lesson 2: Life Cycle of an Ant - Section 4: Explore


Allowing my students to predict what the life cycle of an ant could be allowed me to use this simple two minute activity to gauge where they were at the beginning of the unit. When I teach this lesson the next time I would still allow them to predict because it makes the cross checking of facts more meaningful.

  Letting students predict before the lesson was good idea.
  Pre-Tests: Letting students predict before the lesson was good idea.
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Lesson 2: Life Cycle of an Ant

Unit 12: Animal Life Cycles
Lesson 2 of 8

Objective: Predict and then model the life cycle of an ant by completing a graphic organizer and then comparing it to the prediction.

Big Idea: All organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

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Science, models, Graphic Organizer, insects, prediction, life cycles, animal
  51 minutes
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