Plants: A Unit All About Plants will allow students to learn about plants, their needs, their parts, and much more! The unit is packed with lesson plans, worksheets, posters, a guided reading book, a journal, and enrichment extension activities.
The lesson plans within the unit are aimed at regular classroom students with differentiated activities included with each lesson for Gifted Learners. Technology has been included whenever possible to enhance the learning experiences for the students. Pre and post assessments have also been included to aid in the instruction of your students. I hope you find this unit to be helpful in meeting the needs of your students!
Here's what's included in this unit:
•Lesson One: Introduction; Assess prior knowledge (p. 5)
•Lesson Two: What do plants need to grow and survive? (p. 6)
•Lesson Three: Planting seeds activity + informational writing (p. 7)
•Lesson Four: Whole group planting experiment & differentiated lesson for gifted students (p.8 )
•Lesson Five: Parts of a plant (p. 9)
•Lesson Six: Roots (p.10)
•Lesson Seven: Stem (p. 11)
•Lesson Eight Stem experiment (p. 12-13 )
•Lesson Nine: Leaves (p. 14)
•Lesson Ten: Flowers (p. 15)
•Lesson Eleven: Assessment (p. 16)
•Pre/ Post Assessment (p. 17-19)
•Plants needs and parts posters (p. 20-37 )
•“What Do Plants Need?” printable (p. 38 )
•Plants need flip flap book (p. 39 )
•Tree Map (p. 40 )
•Brace Map (p. 41)
•Writing paper for informational writing (p. 42-43)
•Gifted Contract (p. 44)
•Informational little book “All About Plants” (p. 47-50) This book covers the basic needs of a plant as well as the plant life cycle.
•“My Plant Journal” (p. 51-54) This provides a place for students to record observations in plant growth experiments.
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