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Living and Nonliving Things

Day 1: Living Day 2: Living Day 3: Living Day 4: Nonliving Day 5: Nonliving
Things Things Things Things Things
-introduce song -song -song -song -song
-What does living -Review scientific -Each student is -Introduce the word -Each student is
mean? questions to tell us given a picture of a nonliving (not given a picture of a
-How can we tell if if something is living thing. They living) nonliving thing.
something is living must ask -say if your They must ask
living? -Show pictures of themselves the answers are no themselves the
-Name something items and ask the four questions to then it is not living. four questions to
that is you think is class how we can make sure that it is -go through a few make sure that it is
living? determine, if it is living. examples of things nonliving. Then
-Anchor chart: living. -They will share that are not living they can write
-students can talk with the class what -Have students about why it is
in partners to they have and name things that nonliving. Or we
determine if the explain why it is are nonliving can share it to the
item in the picture living or I will have -go through the class
is living. The the write about it. four questions to
students will then determine if they
have to explain are correct
why it is living to because scientists
me by answering always check their
the questions. thoughts

-go over list of


things students
thought were living
and go through
scientific questions
to see if they are
living.
Day 6: Living and Day 7: Living and
Nonliving Nonliving
-song -song
-Review the four -review living and
questions nonliving
-go through a -have students do
series of pictures their own living
and determine if and nonliving sort
they are nonliving
or living
-give each student
a picture. Have
them determine if
it is nonliving or
living
-each student will
stand up and they
will share if it is
nonliving or living
and why. They will
put it in the correct
spot on the floor
(students will sit in
a circle)

I will use the


bigger pictures
for this
KLS11
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

Objective: After learning about living and nonliving things kindergarten students will be able come up with their own living and
nonliving things and write about it each item.