Food Chain PowerPoint Lesson Plan
Assignment: Students use the internet to research facts about the food chain. Students investigate and report facts about to roles of the Producers, Consumers, and the Decomposers. Students should seek at least four reputable and reliable sources for their information.
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Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.7 Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2.A
Title Slide - Food Chain
Students should research images or create their own to illustrate the overview of the food chain. This image represents the Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers. Students could insert simple images of of grass, a rabbit and a coyote or a similar chain from a different biome or region.
Slide 2 - Food Chain Producers
Students should provide facts about the plants as producers and provide illustrations depicting how plants use energy, C02 and water to make food.
Slide 3 - Food Chain Consumers
Students should discuss the different types of consumers and the types of food they eat. Students should provide images of each type of consumer.
Slide 4 - Food Chain Decomposers
Students should provide information about the role of Decomposers in the food chain, and provide examples and images of some types of decomposers.
Food Chain Bibliography Slide
Students should provide at least 4 quality resources where they sourced their information and images.