This action-packed lesson on the structure of plant and animal cells is fully resourced and differentiated with 12 activities and 14 learning outcomes. Pupils will learn to label and know the functions of the nucleus, cell membrane, cytoplasm, mitochondria, cell wall, chloroplasts and vacuole. This pack explains that the differences between plant and animal cells stem from the lack of a skeleton in plant so that the cells must provide the plants with the support and the fact that plant, anchored into the ground and unable to move to hunt must make their own food.
Easy to follow instructions are given on the PowerPoint and worksheets so that the lesson practically runs itself.
The activities include literacy, group work, peer assessment, self-assessment, pupil response to assessment and feedback to teacher on pupil learning via the exit ticket quiz.
This pack contains material for two hours lesson time in total to enable the teacher to select resources in order to totally bespoke the lesson according to pupil ability, time available for the topic and focus of departmental/school policy. Resources not used in the lesson can be additional homework or used for pre-examination revision.
An easy to follow one-page flow chart lesson plan indicates where logical choices between resources can be made and indicates whether each activity includes literacy, oracy or AFL .
- To know why plant and animal cells are different.
- To be able to label the parts of plant and animal cells
- To know the function of the parts of plant and animal cells.
- To be able to discuss whether unicellular organisms such as chlamydomonas is a plant or an animal.
- Animated 28 slide PowerPoint- includes exit ticket /plenary quiz
- Anticipation guide(starter and plenary)
- Flip It
- 12 Taboo Cards for practical
- Fact sheet
- Fact Share Worksheet
- Exit ticket template
- ABC card template
- 2 differentiate worksheets
- 2 differentiated homeworks
- Flow chart lesson plan
- PowerPoint with answers /detailed mark schemes for homework/classwork sheets-pupils of all abilities can self-assess or peer assess.