A tisket, a tasket...a common core plant basket!!
This download contains everything you need for students to conduct their own research about plants. They will use the resource pages to click on the online links to learn about plants. The following 12 activities are included:
Resource List: Click on the link to find information about plants
Plant Schema: What do you know about plants?
Plant Wonders: What do you want to know about plants?
Plant Songs: Read and sing these songs to learn about plants
Label Me: Label the parts of the plants
Parts of Plants: Research the plant parts and show what you learned
Plant Life Cycle: Learn about the life cycle of plants
Match Maker: Match the picture of the life cycle to the name
Plant Needs: What do plants need in order to survive?
Fun Facts: Record your facts about plants
Find It: Read about plants to find the answers to the questions
Plant Writing: Generic writing templates and how to take care of plants
This unit is aligned with the following 5 Common Core State Standards for first grade:
1.RIT.5: Know and use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text.
1.RIT.7: Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key details; Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media.
1.RIT.10: With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.
1.RFS.3: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
1.W.7: Participate in shared research and writing projects; conduct short research projects based on focused questions.
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