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									                                                          North East School Division
                                                            Unpacking Outcomes

Unpacking the Outcome
Differentiate            living things            observable characteristics
Outcome (circle the verb and underline the qualifiers)

LT1.1 Differentiate between living things according to observable characteristics, including appearances and behavior.

KNOW                     UNDERSTAND                BE ABLE TO DO
                          Living things have           Use a variety of sources of information and ideas (e.g., picture books including non-fiction
Characteristics of         many similar and              texts, Elders, naturalists, videos, internet sites, and personal observations) to learn about
living things.             unique                        observable characteristics of living things.
Organize                   characteristics.             Make and record observations and measurements about the observable characteristics of
characteristics           We can recognize              plants and animals using written language, pictures, and charts.
Compare                    each living thing            Group representations (e.g., photos, videos, drawings and oral descriptions) of plants and
characteristics                                          animals according to various student developed criteria.
                           by its
Record information                                      Compare personal, scientific, and Indigenous ways of organizing understanding of living things.
(ways)                                                  Describe characteristics common to humans (e.g., number of limbs, eyes, ears, hair, and teeth)
                          Living things
Appearance                                               and identify variations (e.g., eye color, skin color, height, and weight) that make each human
                           change as they                unique.
Behavior                   grow and develop
Options for criteria                                    Compare observable characteristics (e.g., leaf, root, stem, flower, fruit and seed) among plants
Methods for sorting                                      of various types and sizes that live I different habitats.
                                                        Record information, using written language, pictures, and tables, about the appearance and
Medicine Wheel
                                                         behavior of familiar animals, such as classroom or personal pets, at regular intervals over a
                                                         specific time interval.
                                                        Describe the appearance and behavior (e.g., method of movement, social grouping, diet, body
                                                         covering, habitat, and nocturnal vs. diurnal orientation) of familiar animals (e.g., bumblebee,
                                                         worm, dog, cat, snake, owl, fish, ant, beaver, rabbit, and horse).
                                                        Differentiate among animals according to their observable characteristics.
                                                        Compare characteristics of plants and animals at different stages of their lives (e.g., compare
                                                         an adult dog with a pup, compare a young tree with an older established tree, and compare a
                                                         baby bird with a fully grown bird).
                                                        Communicate knowledge (e.g., share a story, describe an experience, or draw a picture) about
                                                         the observable characteristics of a favorite plant or animal.
                                                        Respond positively to others’ questions and ideas about the observable characteristics of living
                                                        Recognize that some information about living things may not be scientific (e.g., stories such as
                                                         The Three Little Pigs, and movie animals talking).
How are living things the same?
How are living things different?
How can we organize living things?
How are animals the same at different stages of their lives?
How are plants the same at different stages of their lives?
How can I tell one living thing from another?
What makes a creature unique?

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