Investigating eggs in stories and science
This online resource concerns the life cycles of egg-laying animals.
The resource details a teaching unit for engaging and supporting the learning of Year 2 students on this subject.
This unit of work is constructed around 12 learning sequences, which vary in duration. It includes hatching chickens, the life cycle of a chicken, writing an information report and a literature study.
Each sequence offers practical advice, probing questions and other teaching and learning experiences.
There are two assessment tasks. The first involves an information report on an egg-laying animal and the second, a character profile.
It would support a teacher planning for either English or Science.
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