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Animals

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in science for Key Stage Two to teach about classifying and comparing different types of animals

  • New Species

    New Species

    Explain and illustrate how to identify and classify new species of different animals by their matching characteristics

  • Species Identification

    Species Identification

    Practise building and using classification keys to differentiate between different species of animals

  • Microorganisms

    Microorganisms

    Select different ways of sorting microorganisms into matching groups by their appearance and growth

  • Taxonomy

    Taxonomy

    Practise using the correct vocabulary words to classify animals into different matching groups

  • Habitat Groups

    Habitat Groups

    Discuss and illustrate different ways of grouping and classifying animals that live in specific habitats

  • Circus Animals
    Write a discussion text to outline some of the arguments for and against an animal welfare issue
  • Chocolate Debate
    Hold a class debate to identify and explain the benefits and disadvantages of eating chocolate
  • Story Swaps
    Practise writing and editing an alternative version of a traditional story by swapping characters, settings and plot events
  • Story Swap Writing
    Draft and edit an alternative version of a traditional tale to match the original text genre and style