Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. This will be a clear example of what plants vs animals need to survive that also provides the students with visuals.
This chart would be a great tool when trying to identify where the animal lives. To make this more useful and grade appropriate, students could include facts and major Texas bodies of water on the back!
I would use this anchor chart for a third grade plant unit. Combining vocab and their definitions with an image is a great way to teach vocabulary and accommodate ELL learners. I would keep it in the classroom visible to access.
Grade 1 - Earth and Space Science- Daily and seasonal changes. Have them brainstorm words and ideas that go with each season. If the classroom is having daily weather updates have the students predict the next season