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					ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Write On Grade 4

Learner Expectation
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Content Standard: 2.0 The student will investigate how living things interact with one another and with non-living elements of their environment.

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2.1 Investigate the relationships among organisms in a specific ecosystem. 2.2 Recognize that organisms are able to change their environment.

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LEARN THE DIFFERENT KIND OF GROUPS ANIMALS LIVE IN LEARN HOW DIFFERENT KINDS OF ANIMALS CAN LIVE TOGETHER WRITE A PARAGRAPH ABOUT ONE GROUP OF ANIMALS AND HOW THEY LIVE

ANIMALS LIVE IN GROUPS…

DO YOU KNOW WHAT A FLOCK, HERD, SCHOOL, OR PRIDE IS?

THEY ARE NAMES OF GROUPS OF ANIMALS.

A SCHOOL OF FISH

A GROUP OF FISH LOOKS LARGER THAN THEY REALLY ARE. BY LOOKING LARGER, THEY ARE PROTECTED FROM PREDATORS.

A PRIDE OF LIONS

LIONS LIVE TOGETHER IN GROUPS CALLED PRIDES.

A TROOP OF BABOONS

IN A TROOP OF BABOONS, THE LARGEST ANIMAL IS THE HEAD MALE. HE STAYS IN THE CENTER OF THE GROUP.

A COLONY…

…IS A KIND OF GROUP IN WHICH EACH MEMBER HAS A DIFFERENT JOB. ANTS LIVE IN A COLONY.

ANIMALS HAVE SPECIAL WAYS THEY LIVE TOGETHER …SYMBIOSIS IS HOW THESE ANIMALS LIVE TOGETHER.
BIRDS LIVE NEAR BUFFALO TO EAT INSECTS. THE BUFFALO ARE HELPED BY THE BIRDS EATING THE INSECTS.

Writing Activity
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CHOOSE ONE GROUP OF ANIMALS TO WRITE ABOUT. DESCRIBE THE GROUP AND HOW THE ANIMALS LIVE TOGETHER.


				
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