Plant Life Cycle Worksheets and Reading Passages with Comprehension Questions

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These activities worked so well for my science class and were easy for third graders to follow. Thank you!


Grow your students with these plant life cycle worksheets! This plant unit covers EVERYTHING! From the basic needs of plants to the life cycle of a plant. These non-fiction reading passages and worksheets are packed with information and activities!

This life cycle of a plant unit includes flowering and conifer plants, parts of a plant, adaptations, and more. These are print and go reading passages, worksheets, and graphic organizers to make prep easy!

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Each topic includes:

  • Half to whole page reading passage that's easy to read
  • Google Form option for distance learning
  • Comprehension questions to reinforce ELA standards (key details, summarizing, sequencing, and cause and effect)
  • Graphic organizers or worksheets to extend learning
  • Answer keys for fast and easy grades

Topics included are:

  1. Plant Structure
  2. Flowering Plants
  3. Conifer Plants
  4. Plant Needs
  5. Pollination and Seeds
  6. Plant Climates
  7. Environmental Changes
  8. Dirt and Soil
  9. Soil Minerals
  10. Organic Material
  11. Soil Organisms
  12. Soil and Plant Growth

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"I highly recommend this product. I have found this resource is versatile for my classroom and for all types of learners or teachers." -Phlebotomy Learning Center

"Interesting passages that are not too long or too difficult for students to understand and work on independently. I like the layout of the passages and questions. Thank you!" -Morna C.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).


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