# 60Wrap It Up! Page 87 “Plants Invade” Entry #_____ Date:_________
Remember to answer in complete sentences using your stems whenever possible and restating the questions ALWAYS!!
- DEFINE: What is an invasive species?
- Infer: How might daily life in the South be affected by the growth of kudzu?
- Infer: What could happen if you planted an invasive plant near your home?
# 61Wrap It Up! Page 91 “Animals Invade” Entry # _____ Date: _________________
- Recall: What is an invasive species?
- Cause and Effect: How do phorid flies affect the behavior of red fire ants. How does this affect the imported fire ant population?
- Evaluate: Are phorid flies an invasive species? EXPLAIN.
#59 Directions and draft for model
#58 Wrap it Up Page 83
#57 Wrap It Up Page 81
Wrap It up! Page 79 Date: Entry #
- Define: What is an ecosystem?
- Infer: What are some of the nonliving things you can observe or infer in this photo of a tallgrass prairie?
- Explain: How do physical characteristics of an environment help support the organisms that live there?
Wrap It Up! Page 77 Date: Entry #____
- Describe: What is the role of decomposers in the nitrogen cycle?
- EXPLAIN: Why is the carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle important to plants and animals.
- SEQUENCE: The following organisms are part of the nitrogen cycle: microscopic decomposers, plant, & rabbit. DRAW and color a diagram with arrows (this is called a flow chart) that puts the organisms in the correct order. Begin with the nitrogen in the soil.
Wrap It Up! Page 75 Date: Entry #
REMEMBER!! COMPLETE sentences restating the question using evidence and elaboration stems!!
- Name: What are two kinds of decomposers?
- EXPLAIN: How do decomposers get energy?
- CAUSE & EFFECT: Suppose there were no decomposers in the soil. How might this affect plants growing in the area?
#54 Draw a CHAIN
DRAW a Web
THEN DO: Wrap It Up! Page 73 Date: Entry #
REMEMBER! Always use complete sentences restating the question. Also, use evidence and elaboration stems as much as possible and when it is appropriate.
- Explain: How does energy flow through a food chain?
- Contrast: How is a food web different from a food chain?
- Infer: Suppose a disease kills most of the hawks in part of the desert. How might the loss of the hawks affect the other animals?
#53 Draft of partner research: food chain in a particular envrionment from PP 70-71
#52 DRAFT for Edmodo Assigment from PP. 68-69
Wrap It Up! Page 67 Entry #____ Date:
RESTATE the question and use evidence and elaboration STEMS!
- Define: What is a food chain?
- Compare: How do producers and consumers each obtain the energy they need to live and grow?
- ANALYZE: Could producers live without consumers? Could consumers live without producers? EXPLAIN!!!