Classification of Living Things

Biology SSS 1 First Term


Classification of Living Things

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

  1. Classify organisms into the kingdoms monera and protista
  2. Give the characteristics of Kingdom monera and protista


All living organisms are classified into groups based on very basic, shared characteristics. Organisms within each group are then further divided into smaller groups. These smaller groups are based on more detailed similarities within each larger group. This grouping system makes it easier for scientists to study certain groups of organisms. Characteristics such as appearance, reproduction, mobility, and functionality are just a few ways in which living organisms are grouped together. The classification of living things includes 7 levels: kingdom, phylum, classes, order, families, genus, and species.


The most basic classification of living things is kingdoms. Currently there are five.... View More

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