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This is an example of categorizing two animals and sorting them in a Venn diagram. It is aimed at year 3 students as per the Australian National Curriculum.

This is an example of categorizing two animals and sorting them in a Venn diagram. It is aimed at year 3 students as per the Australian National Curriculum.

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  • Categorising Animals As you have seen, there are many different features that we can observe in our animals. Now we know what to look for, we can categorise animals by their features and recognise patterns and similarities between them.
  • Let’s start with a venn diagram.
  • Let’s start with a venn diagram. Each circle represents an animal. View slide
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog Duck View slide
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog Duck Has four legs
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog Duck Has four legs Has a backbone
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog DuckHas four legs Has a backbone Has fur
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog DuckHas four legs Has a backbone Has fur Gives birth to living babies
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog Duck Has four legs Has a backbone Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a dog? Dog DuckHas four legs Has a backbone Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air
  • Now, what are some of the features of a duck?
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has a backbone Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has a backbone Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land Has two legs
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has a backbone Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land Has two legs Has a backbone
  • Here we have found a common feature; they both have backbones.
  • Here we have found a common feature; they both have backbones. In a venn diagram, we put any common features in the section of the diagram where the two circles intersect.
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land Has two legs Has a backbone
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land Has two legs Has feathers Has a backbone
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggsHas a backbone
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Eats Meat Breathes air Lives on land Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Eats Meat Has a backbone
  • Here is another common feature. Let’s place this in the intersection.
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Lives on land Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Has a backbone Eats meat
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Lives on land Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Has a backbone Eats meat Breathes air
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Has a backbone Eats meat Breathes air Lives on land
  • Let’s compare a dog and a duck. What are some of the features of a duck? Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Has wings Has a backbone Eats meat Breathes air Lives on land
  • Now we can see what differences and similarities exist between a dog and a duck. Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Has wings Has a backbone Eats meat Breathes air Lives on land
  • Now we can see what differences and similarities exist between a dog and a duck. We have used data about these animals and organised them so they can be compared. Dog DuckHas four legs Has fur Gives birth to living babies Has two legs Has feathers Lays eggs Has wings Has a backbone Eats meat Breathes air Lives on land
  • What other features could we have included for dogs and ducks?