I can identify and classify examples of living things, past and present, to help me appreciate their diversity. I can relate physical and behavioural characteristics to their survival or extinction.

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Benchmarks:

· Classifies living things into plants (flowering and non-flowering), animals (vertebrates and invertebrates) and other groups through knowledge of their characteristics.

·Begins to construct and use simple branched keys which can be used to identify particular plants or animals.

·Identifies characteristics of living things and their environment which have contributed to the survival or extinction of a species. Describes how some plants and animals have adapted to their environment, for example, for drought or by using flight.

Angus Council Repacked Outcomes Medium Term Plan

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