This bundle of two lessons is compatible with the Kindergarten Next Generation Science Standard* for Life Science.
The bundle is specially priced at 10% off!!!
In these lessons, students will learn about life science concepts, such as gardening, photosynthesis, plant and animal survival, harvesting, seed germination, journal writing, recording data, metric system measurements, and so much more!
Here is what’s included in EACH of the TWO lessons:
-A clickable Table of Contents
-Teacher notes and materials list
-Next Generation Science Standards* “I can…” and “I understand…” classroom poster
-Vocabulary cards covering the topics of the lesson
-Worksheet(s) covering the lesson objectives
-Supplemental blog posts explaining the hands-on activity in detail on my website Curious Little Classroom
-An assessment covering the lesson objectives
-Answer keys for worksheets, activity, and assessment
-A comprehensive lesson plan including:
Title, Grade, Objectives, NGSS*, Materials Needed, Connections to Real Life, Connections Across the Curriculum, Anticipated Difficulties with the Content, Pre-Requisite Knowledge, Key Vocabulary, Lesson Delivery Method, Examples for Better Understanding, Assessment, Wrap Up and Review, Extensions, and Modifications.
Click the links below for more information on each lesson included in this bundle.
***Plant and Animal Survival***
This lesson is compatible with the Kindergarten Common Core Math standard K.MD.A.1, Kindergarten Common Core English Language Arts standards W.K.7, W.K.8, and Next Generation Science Standard* K-LS1-1
Explore Math and English through Science by examining what happens to plants and animals if they are only given salt water to drink. The math concepts covered in this lesson include taking measurements, writing in a data table, and interpreting your results. The ELA concepts covered in this lesson include participating in a shared research project to answer a question.
-------------------------------This Plant and Animal Survival lesson is also a part of the ***Full Year Kindergarten Math Bundle***
and the ***Kindergarten Common Core Measurement and Data Bundle***
Please contact me if you have purchased these bundles and have paid twice for this Plant and Animal Survival lesson and I will send you a free lesson of equal or greater value!-------------------------------------
***Container Garden Project***
This lesson is compatible with the Kindergarten Next Generation Science standard* K-LS1-1, where students will “[u]se observation to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.”
This lesson begins with a discussion of the book, Strega Nona’s Harvest, where students get an introduction to seeds and gardening. The hands-on project shows you how to write a garden journal and how to set up your own soaker hose container garden. It then goes on to explore, through a supermarket hunt, how we can help the environment by growing locally and eating locally. The assessment will help to determine whether the students have met the objectives of the lesson.
NGSS Lead States. 2013. Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
*"Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.”
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