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Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification

Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Mangroves: Informational Text, Vocabulary Challenge, & Tree Identification
Product Description
Students will read a lengthy 2 page informational text about mangrove forests in Florida. They will address complex vocabulary terminology and unscramble the meaning using contextual clues and scramble puzzle with a hidden number clue that must be deciphered.

Students then will use pictures and descriptions of red, black, & white mangroves along with the buttonwood tree to figure out what they are.

Answers:
Prop roots and drop roots
pneumatophores
nursery
crustaceans
shellfish
propagules
detritivores
photosynthesis
vivipary
saline
exclude
excrete

Mangroves are tropical plants that are adapted to loose, wet soils, salt water, and being periodically submerged by tides.

Tree ID:
red, buttonwood, black, and white.
Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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