Okay, let’s think about what we did in Science yesterday. Hands up if you remember. Yes, Amy?
We looked at pictures of animals and put them into piles.
Great yes, what kind of piles Josh?
Things like snakes and lizards, and then birds and things.
Yes, that’s right, we put them into piles or groups, we classified them according to whether they were reptiles, birds, fish or mammals didn’t we? Classification is important in Science and one of the first stages of an information report is a classification statement. If I was writing about snakes, I would begin with Snakes are reptiles …