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Layered Curriculum - Biomes
5th grade Science
by Stephanie Cox and Destiny Thibodaux
All assignments will be check no more than twice. All assignments must be checked and your
sheet must be turned in on Friday, February 13, 2004. You will have a test on biomes on Friday,
February 13, 2004.
Level C - (You must complete between 80 - 85 pts.)
____* 1. Lecture notes (10 pts)
____~2. Internet Scavenger Hunt. (5 points)
____~3. BrainPop - Complete movie and quiz. Write a short summary of the movie. (5 pts)
____~4. Go to www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/ and complete the worksheet. (5 points)
____5. Complete activity on page B8 - B9 in your science book. (5 pts)
____6. Read chapters 1, 2, and 3 of unit B in your science book. Answer the questions on pages B13, B19, B31, B35, B39, B51, and B57. (15 pts)
____7. Complete News Broadcaster activity at the end of Unit B in your textbook. (5 pts)
____8. Complete Songwriter activity at the end of Unit B in your textbook. (5 pts)
____9. Plan a vacation to three biomes. Include where you would spend the night, what you would wear, eat, and activities. Also include pros and cons. (10 pts)
____10. Choose an animal from two biomes. Write a letter from one animal to the other animal. Include what the environment is like and adaptations needed to survive. (5 pts.)
____11. Compare and contrast two biomes. (5 pts)
____12. Complete biome packet. (10 points)
____13. Watch the video on biomes on the class computer. Complete worksheet. (5 points)
____14. Create a collage for each biome. Include pictures showing the climate, animals, and trees. (10 pts)
____* 15. Choose a book or article from the library. Summarize what it says and write a review
of it. (10 pts)
Level B (You must complete level C first. Turn in on Feb. 13, 2004 Choose one.)
1. Complete Game Inventor from the end of Unit B in your textbook.
2. In a shoe box, create a model of a biome. Write a short essay describing the objects in your
model and how they are related to the biome.
Level A (You must complete level B first. Turn in on Feb. 13, 2004 Choose one.)
1. Complete Playwriter from the end of Unit B in your textbook.
2. Create a Power Point slide show of at least 12 slides. Include all six biomes, plants and animals in each, and the climate of each.
* Everyone must complete.
~ Choose at least 2 to complete