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Author

Discovery Education UK

Grades

3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th

Subjects

Science, Biology

Resource Type

  • Videos, 2 minutes, 39 seconds, CC

Regional Focus

Global

Format

YouTube Video

Habitats: Woodlands

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Synopsis
  • This short video is an overview of key features of a woodland habitat, covering the animals and environmental conditions found there throughout the year. 
  • This video would be best used with other content related to woodland habitats, as it just provides a quick introduction without many details.
Teaching Tips

Positives

  • This video has great footage of organisms interacting in a woodland environment.
  • Vocabulary such as deciduous, coniferous, and hibernation are introduced with supporting images.

Additional Prerequisites

  • This video is a preview of Discovery Education UK's habitat module on woodlands and a login is required to view additional content.

Differentiation

Scientist Notes
The resource accentuates woodland habitats and the types of plants and animals commonly found in this habitat. It also spotlights how they interrelate with each other and adapt to seasonal changes. This resource is recommended for teaching.
Standards
  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
    • LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
      • MS-LS2-2 Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems.
  • Common Core English Language Arts Standards (CCSS.ELA)
    • Speaking & Listening (K-12)
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6.2 Interpret information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how it contributes to a topic, text, or issue under study.
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.7.2 Analyze the main ideas and supporting details presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and explain how the ideas clarify a topic, text, or issue under study.
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.8.2 Analyze the purpose of information presented in diverse media and formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) and evaluate the motives (e.g., social, commercial, political) behind its presentation.
      • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.3.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
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