This informational apples unit for primary grades includes a non-fiction PowerPoint slideshow, anchor charts, writing materials, and printables that will add interest and engagement to your teaching about apples.
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In this set you will find an “All About Apples” PowerPoint slideshow along with many anchor charts and printables that are designed to provide a rich and exciting learning experience for your primary students as they learn about apples!
This set is designed to enrich your teaching of your apples unit. It includes information about apple features and life cycles. It also includes thematic printables which will allow you to integrate language arts with your science theme.
Contents (2 files zipped together):
“All About Apples” Informational Slideshow with Photographs (14 Slides)
This 14 slide presentation includes many beautiful photographs that illustrate important concepts about apples. You can use this slideshow as you would a non-fiction book. Read it to your class to build up their knowledge base to make your other activities more meaningful. Younger children may need to view this presentation in multiple sittings. The slideshow is duplicated in PDF form for those who do not have access to PowerPoint for viewing.
PDF File (Apples Unit)
This set includes vocabulary posters, word wall cards, anchor chart headings, apple taste test graphing materials, an apple observation sheet, labeling and life cycle activities, differentiated reading passages, an original poem, and two different crown templates.
Two of these activities require the use of apples for tasting and observing. I have included a parent letter that you can send home requesting apple donations.
5-9 Vocabulary Posters (pollination, orchard, harvest, farmers market, fruit)
10 Apple Parts Diagram Poster
11-15 Word Wall Cards (apple, core, stem, seeds, skin, flesh, apple tree, blossom, orchard, apple pie, apple sauce, apple cider, bushel basket, Johnny Appleseed, caramel apple)
16 KWL Anchor Chart
17 Apple Request Letter for Parents
18-21 Apple Taste Test Graphing and Writing (p. 19 graph pieces – print enough for each student to have one card)
22-25 Apples “Are, Have, Make” Chart and Writing Materials
26-30 Various Apple Themed Writing Paper
31 Apple Parts Labeling Cut and Glue Sheet
32 Apple Observation Recording Form (Five Senses)
33 Apple Life Cycle Wheel
34 Apple Life Cycle Poster
35 Apple Life Cycle Poem Poster
36-37 Apple Life Cycle and Johnny Appleseed Crowns (use with sentence strips for best results)
38-40 Differentiated Color Word Sentence Printables (worksheet)
41-43 Differentiated Apple Passages with Comprehension Questions
44-58 Duplicate Slides from PowerPoint Presentation
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Keywords: apples, life cycle, Johnny Appleseed