This is an example of a useful chart that children can reference when determining if something is alive. It lists the characteristics of living things using words and pictures. This presentation format is helpful for students of different learning styles and ELL students because the chart uses two forms of communication. This would be useful to describe the basic needs of living things.
Mountains of the Moon by Stephen Livingstone, 2010 - 2012. A series of 250 ink drawings of mountains made up into books for Durham University's Oriental Museum. 13 x 13 x 13. Ink on Chinese paper made into box-book