A MATCHING ACTIVITY FOR UPPER ELEMENTARY GRADES
This worksheet is designed for students in grades 4-6; students match six animal groups with their defining characteristics.
- Scroll back to The Letter C Basic Layout slide of this techtorial.
- Repeat the steps for creating the worksheet, except title this worksheet Animal
- Save the file as AnimalGroups.cwk.
- Click at the top of the column on the left.
- Type the list below, hitting return three times after each word.
- Click Format > Insert Column break; the cursor now should be on top of the
column on the right. (Make sure the font size is set at 12 pt.)
- Type the following in the right column (Hit the tab key to indent the characteristics
beneath each question.):
- What is their blood temperature?
- How are they born? In eggs
Some are born in eggs; others are born alive.
Most are born alive (not in eggs).
- How do they breathe and live?
Live in water and breathe through gills.
Breathe with gills, lungs, or through their own skin.
Their young live in the water and breathe with gills.
Breathe air through lungs only.
Breathe through small openings in their bodies (no lungs).
Live sometimes in the water and sometimes on land.
- What's their skin like?
Covered with scales.
Dry scaly skin.
Do not have scales, but do have moist skin. Have fur or hair.
- How many limbs do they have?
Short legs or no legs.
Fins, not legs.
Two legs and two wings.
One or two pairs of wings.
- What are the babies like?
They look like their parents.
They go through life stages (metamorphosis); the young look nothing like the adult.
They drink milk.
- Do they have backbones?
No, the skeleton is on the outside of the body.
- The worksheet is done. It should look like this:
Next: Animal Groups: Teach the activity.