This unique unit connects realistic fiction with informational texts all about flowers! This unit connects the picture book, Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney, to informational texts about flowering plants. Any informational text (books, articles, magazines, Internet) about flowering plants can be used.
This NO PREP unit includes 1-2 weeks of FLOWER themed reading and writing! This unit includes book suggestions, lesson plans, and interactive activities for reading, writing, speaking, and listening. This paired text approach easily connects all of the elements of literature to informational texts. Students will study author’s purpose, elements of literature, and text features of informational texts through both a literature study and a research project.
This product also includes a STEM challenge! Using simple materials, students will work in teams to design a hand pollinator. This is an exciting extension to learning about flowers!
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