Characteristics of Living Things: Lesson for Kids


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We know that trees are living because _____.

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1. Why do living things reproduce?

2. What does respiration involve?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Living things are very special because they are alive. Use this worksheet/quiz to see how much you know about living things and what keeps them alive.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your knowledge about:

  • What living things have in common
  • Why living things reproduce
  • How living things stay alive

Skills Practiced

This worksheet/quiz will also test your skills of:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about living things
  • Defining key concepts - be sure you can define main phrases, such as living thing and respiration
  • Making connections - use your understanding of reproduction to answer questions about why it is necessary

Additional Learning

To study living things, read the lesson, Characteristics of Living Things: Lessons for Kids. In this lesson you will learn about:

  • Living cells
  • How living things grow
  • What happens when you get hungry
  • How living things avoid extinction