This Montessori lesson offers an opportunity for students to get hands on experience with a school garden while learning though multiple modes of learning. Common Core standards addressed in lesson were written as grade 2 but can be adapted to many different grades within the age range.
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Measure to determine how much longer one object is than another, expressing the length difference in terms of a standard length unit.