This reading unit goes well with Reading Street Unit 2 Week 1. It accompanies the story "Flowers" by Vijaya Khisty Bodach but can be used with other books or lessons on flowers. Included are the concepts: compare and contrast, phonics /a/, labels, plural nouns, vocabulary - seeds, buds, bloom, fruits, stem, petals, pink, orange, purple, initial and medial /a/, high-frequency words - have, is, and listening for sequence. It also includes science activities and books for flowers and social studies activities for Alabama state flower and tree. Other state books can be provided upon request for no additional charge.