Integrating the cross-cutting concept of size and scale with media literacy principles, students analyze and interpret illustrations to determine the sizes of animals. Students are encouraged to seek outside references to assess better how an animal may look “in real life.” Finally, students create their drawings and include objects for scale Source: Science & Children (2018) (Subscription required).

Level(s): Elementary
Discipline(s): General Science
# of Periods: <1 Lesson Plan? – Classroom Ready? Yes Students Actively Practice? Yes

Categories: For Educators, Grades: Elementary, Instructional Materials, Science