Plant Life Cycle NGSS Second Grade Science 2-LS2-1 | 2-LS2-2 | 2-LS4-1

Grade Levels
2nd, Homeschool
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119 pages
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This jam-packed science unit will teach children about the life cycle of a plant or flower from seed to plant.
Plants Life Cycle : Science, Writing, Foldable Activities, Interactive Notebook, Seeds, Vocabulary, Plants Activities, Plants Craft, Exploration

The following Next Generation Science Standards* will be covered in this unit:

2-LS2-1 Plan and conduct an investigation to determine if plants need sunlight to grow.

2-LS2-2 Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds and pollinating plants.

2-LS4-1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

This bundle is packed with over 100 pages of open-ended printable activities that are perfect for all learners in grades 2-3. The packet integrates science, language arts and math. The materials can be used on their own, placed into an interactive science notebook, or compiled together to easily create an impressive portfolio / lapbook to showcase all their learning.
Included in this 100+ Page Packet...

• photos and directions for assembling the printables into a portfolio / lapbook
• plants vocabulary cards to use as part of a word wall or bulletin board
• an informal assessment to track student learning in a fun, stress-free manner
• a seed search investigation
• sprouting seed journal (integrates reading and math / measurement)
• parts of a plant flip book
• plant needs activity (includes 2 versions)
• plant life cycle flap book (includes several differentiated versions)
• life cycle of a flower accordion creativity
• labs and experiments activity pages
• essential questions journal pages
• close-up look at roots, stems, flowers and seeds
• a list of recommended literature to accompany the unit
• a list of recommended videos to accompany the unit
• anchor chart materials
• learning posters
• bulletin board accents
• portfolio cover

Your students will be reading, observing, measuring, counting, writing, hypothesizing, creating and so much more. This hands-on, integrated unit was a huge hit in my 3rd grade classroom. I'm confident you will love it too.
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Total Pages
119 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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