Students will be given a quiz. Engage: Introduce students to solving a dichotomous key.
You may provide a helper for groups having difficulties and then see if they are able to master the goal independently. Simple skills such as identifying a state capital can be measured quickly.
It may be best to place students of similar levels together to be sure all students master the idea. So they can organize them and name them Just before the video or notes on Taxonomy: Aristotle first classified organisms by those that fly, those that swim and those that walk.
This information will assist students as they complete the rest of the lesson plans in this series as well as any other science lesson plans where scientific classification is included.
Knowledge In the knowledge level of Bloom's Taxonomy, questions are asked solely to test whether a student has gained specific information from the lesson.