|I Can Statements||Academic Vocabulary|
|* I can determine patterns of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive.
* I can determine behavior (adaptations) of parents and offspring which help offspring to survive.
|Cross Cutting Concepts|
Cause and Effect
|Looking Back||Looking Ahead|
|* Develop representations to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death. (1.LS.1)||* Analyze evidence that plants and animals have traits inherited from parents and that variation of these traits exists in a group of similar organisms. (3.LS.1)
* Observe, analyze, and interpret how offspring are very much, but not exactly, like their parents or one another. Describe how these differences in physical characteristics among individuals in a population may be advantageous for survival and reproduction. (4.LS.1)