Use this fun wildflower activity to cover the following Common Core Standards:
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics.
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
You don't have to be a professional botanist to learn how to identify common desert wildflowers. This activity is fun any time of the year!
Teach your students the basics of plant taxonomy with this fun, easy-to-follow activity. Students will learn how to use characteristics of leaves and flowers to identify nine wildflowers.
Don't worry teachers, we've included an easy-to-follow guide on how to give this lesson to your class. No previous botanical experience required. But, by the time your students complete this activity, they will feel like professional botanists!
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