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Plant Life Cycle: Special Education Science Unit

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • Zip
111 pages
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Designed to provide special education teachers with the differentiated materials you need to meet the diverse needs of your students, this science unit focuses on the life cycle of plants including processes with 4 steps to 9 steps. You can present the unit can present initial information on a tablet or computer as well as in an interactive book. Students can then practice with word walls, mini-books and sequencing sheets. And finally you can test and show their knowledge with tests.


This unit is perfect for elementary and middle school students in special education learning about the life cycles.  it is designed to support students who are verbal or nonverbal and who need simplified materials with opportunities to practice the skill.


  • Slide Show / Presentation: Students are exposed to the life cycle and facts about plants in a PowerPoint you can show with a projector or on a computer. Students can also read it on a tablet.
  • Interactive book (can be printed in 2 sizes).
  • 20 Picture Vocabulary Cards: Photographs and words of key terms for a word wall or picture dictionary.
  • Mini-Book: Black and White for students to color; Color version for teacher example
  • Sequencing Sheets: 18 versions for students to sequence the life cycle of plants including one you can laminate with color pictures, a black and white version for cut and paste and versions students write on with and without pictures. Includes general life cycle, bean life cycle, sunflower life cycle, and apple life cycle.
  • 3 Worksheets – Tests: Versions with symbols to assist in reading, with symbols for answering or simply written and fill-in-the blank for students who can read and write more successfully.

Many materials are also provided in color and black and white depending on your needs. Finally, you can customize many of the materials by eliminating pages from the book or PowerPoint to meet your students’ needs.


For more classroom materials for students with autism and special education

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Autism and Special Education Science Sorting File Folders and Worksheets


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If you have any questions or concerns about this product, please contact me at my email in the product or in the preview and I’ll be happy to discuss it.


This product is copyrighted to Christine Reeve for use in one classroom. They may not be copied for additional classes without purchasing extra licenses. For bulk discounts, please email me at drchrisreeve@gmail.com.

Total Pages
111 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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