Y6 Classifying Animals

Pupils look at a range of living creatures and decide how could they be separated into groups?

Learning Objectives:

  • PoS - describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals
  • NaG - pupils should build on their learning about grouping living things in Year 4 by looking at the classification system in more detail
  • WS - pupils might work scientifically by: devising classification systems and keys to identify some animals and plants in the immediate environment

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