Discrepant Activity for - Living concept assessment


Have drawing materials and paper for the students to - Draw a cell with all its details and explain it.


Ask the students to draw three pictures of living things.

Questions to ask about the pictures.

  • How do you know they are alive?
  • How are they all alike?
  • How are they different?
  • What do they need to stay alive?
  • What other things are living that you could have drawn?
  • What is something that is not living?
  • How is it different and the same?
  • What are the least similar properties or characteristics and object can have to be alive?







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