Plant Classification and Evolution Warm Ups | Printable and Digital

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This resource is a set of 34 Warm-Ups, Bell-Ringers, Exit Slips, and/or Interactive Notebook Pages for your Plant Classification and Evolution unit. These activities are perfect for the first few minutes of your class. Both printable and digital versions are included. The 34 student pages cover the evolution and classification of land plants, alternation of generations, bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms. See detailed list below.

Absolutely NO PREP! No gluing, cutting or folding required! Maximize your instruction time!

Both printable and digital versions are included. The student handouts can be printed or used in the paperless digital format in your Google Drive, Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, or similar. This resource is perfect for traditional classroom settings, 1:1 schools, or for distance learning.

Included in this resource:

  • 34 Printable and Editable warm-up or bell-ringer activities
  • Digital paperless versions (not editable) for use in Google Drive, Google Classroom, and/or Microsoft OneDrive
  • Complete answer keys
  • Teacher Guide for Warm Ups
  • Teacher Guide for Google Apps
  • Editable Template pages for starting a warm-up interactive notebook (title page, table of contents)
  • Editable Template for creating your own warm-ups.

How can these be used?

  • Warm Ups or Bell Ringers
  • Exit Slips
  • Additions to Interactive Notebooks
  • Homework assignments
  • Tutoring and review
  • Short daily quizzes
  • Perfect for early finishers
  • Completed notebook is ideal for semester exam review.

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Try before you buy. Click here to download a free sample of my warm ups, bell ringers, and interactive notebook pages. The sample pack includes pages from many of my warm up units.

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Classroom management is a very large part of what we do every day as science teachers, and the first few minutes of a class period can be somewhat chaotic. You can turn this chaotic time at the beginning of your class into an organized time of meaningful learning.

Please Note: These warm-ups are designed to take 5-7 minutes to complete. They are used for review and reinforcement of key concepts, but are not intended to be used as first-time instruction. Students will need prior instruction and/or textbook to complete these warm ups. This resource contains pages that can be used as warm ups, bell ringers, inserts for your interactive notebooks, homework assignments, or classwork.

This resource does not include teaching materials such as textbook readings, informational text readings, or a teaching PowerPoint.


These warm up / interactive notebook pages are perfect for students in grades 8 - 12. The pages range in difficulty from very basic to more advanced, making these suitable for upper middle school, high school biology or life science classes.

The 34 warm up pages are the perfect supplement to use with my Plant Classification and Evolution PowerPoint which can be viewed by clicking this link.

The pages are printed landscape style. The pages look best if printed in color, but also look great if printed in black/white. Each activity is one-half page in size. Two identical warm-ups are printed per page in order to conserve paper. These half-page activities can be collected and quickly graded, or you might want to have your students keep a daily warm-up notebook. These warm-ups will make excellent additions to your interactive notebooks.

The 34 student pages include the following titles.

  • Introduction to Plants
  • The Plant Life Cycle
  • Alternation of Generations
  • The Evolution of Plants 1
  • The Evolution of Plants 2
  • Adapting to a Life on Land
  • Characteristics of Land Plants 1
  • Characteristics of Land Plants 2
  • Classification of Land Plants
  • Classification Concept Map
  • Bryophytes 1
  • Bryophytes 2
  • Liverwort Life Cycle 1
  • Liverwort Life Cycle 2
  • Moss Life Cycle 1
  • Moss Life Cycle 2
  • The Seedless Vascular Plants
  • Fern Life Cycle 1
  • Fern Life Cycle 2
  • The Vascular Seed Plants
  • Pollen and Seeds
  • Gymnosperms
  • Phyla of Gymnosperms
  • Angiosperms
  • The Evolution of Angiosperms
  • Monocots and Dicots
  • Thinking Critically About Plant Evolution and Classification
  • Review: Comparing Alternation of Generations in Plant Groups
  • Review: What’s the Relationship?
  • Review: Short Answer
  • Review the Vocabulary!
  • Review: Fill in the Blanks
  • Review: True of False?
  • Review: Multiple Choice

The above titles will cover the following information:

  • Introduction to Plants: Importance of plants to life on Earth, characteristics of plants.
  • Plant life cycle: Alternation of generations, sporophyte and gametophyte generations, haploid and diploid phases, the production of spores by meiosis, flow chart showing alternation of generations.
  • The Transition of Plants to Land: First plants on earth, evidence that algae are the ancestors to the land plants, advantages to a life on land, challenges to a life on land.
  • Cladogram showing the evolution of mosses, liverworts, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms from ancestral algae.
  • Traits of the True Land Plants: Alternation of generations, spores produced by sporangia, multicellular gametangia, apical meristems, vascular tissue, nonmotile gametes, root system, protection from dehydration.
  • Classification of Land Plants: Vascular and nonvascular land plants, bryophytes, tracheophytes, seedless plants, seed plants, gymnosperms, angiosperms, monocots and dicots.
  • Flow chart showing the classification of the land plants.
  • Bryophytes: Characteristics of bryophytes, examples of bryophytes, explanation of why the bryophytes are still tied to a watery existence, bryophyte life cycles.
  • Example: The Liverworts. Characteristics of liverworts, students will label the structures of a liverwort and complete the liverwort life cycle.
  • Example: The Mosses. Characteristics of mosses, students will label the structures of a moss, and complete the moss life cycle.
  • The Seedless Vascular Plants: The evolution of vascular tissue, the importance of xylem and phloem, why ferns are classified as seedless vascular plants.
  • Characteristics of ferns, students will label the structures of a fern, and complete the fern life cycle.
  • The Seed Plants: Seed plants are the dominant plants on earth, two groups of seed plants, gymnosperms and angiosperms, the advantage of having a type of reproduction free from water, adaptations seen in the seed plants, cones and flowers, pollen, seeds, the evolution of seed plants.
  • Characteristics of gymnosperms.
  • Characteristics of angiosperms.
  • Comparison of monocots and dicots.

Click these links to view other available units:

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In this time saving classroom management strategy, all you have to do is print the pages, cut them in half and put your students to work.

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