Year 4

Lesson 2 • Follow the chain

Students explore and identify the key features of an organism’s habitat. They use a labelled diagram of a plant or animal to describe how it is interdependent on other living organisms.

Sustain the chain

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Students will:

  • demonstrate curiosity about living things in the environment.
  • identify some of the key features of a living thing’s habitat.
  • describe the importance of the local environment to people, plants and animals.


Students will represent their understanding as they:

  • use a labelled diagram of a plant or animal and describe its habitat.
  • describe the interdependence between two living things.
  • participate in and contribute to discussions, sharing information, experiences and opinions.