Plants Unit *Bundle* ~ Differentiated Plants Reading Passages & Word Wall

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These engaging plants reading passages and word wall are a must for a plants unit or guided reading groups! All plants reading passages range from 620L-990L, which is perfect for students at a 2nd-5th (or low 6th/7th) grade reading level.

Each of the 7 topics come with leveled reading passages containing the same educational material & vocabulary, only varying by reading level. Each reading passage is available at 3 reading levels (except “Parts of a Plant”, which has 2 levels). Please take a peek at the passages in the preview to ensure they are appropriate for your students. All follow-up activities are thoughtfully planned to align to the ELA Common Core.

Also included is a beautiful, visual word wall with 50 Plants vocabulary terms that are included in the passages (plus a few extra). The word wall is also available with all white background for a less color printing option.

Please check out the preview for a closer look!

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
1. Plants Differentiated Reading Passages (6 Topics)
Reading Passages:
• “Parts of a Plant” 620-750L
• “What Plants Need” 680-790-880L
• “Plant Life Cycle” 660-790-930L
• “Types of Plants” 690-780-910L
• “A Closer Look at: Pollination” 680-760-880L
• “A Closer Look at: Photosynthesis” 670-770-870L

Student Materials for Each Passage:
Vocabulary Preview Charts: Included are 2 options with vocabulary terms only or a chart with the image & definition filled-in.
Finding Text Evidence: Students color code text evidence in the passage and then write a written response in their own words.
Caption It! Students match images to their captions in a cut and glue activity.
Graphic Organizer: This is perfect for note-taking and comprehension follow up. The format varies by topic.
Interactive “Lift the Flap” Book (2 Pages): This book provides students an opportunity to get creative and includes more space to add detail than the graphic organizer.
Vocabulary Crossword

Also includes:
Plants Picture Dictionary: This works well as a cumulative writing piece from each topic.
Blank Copies of Activity Templates: These blank template provide instructional flexibility.

2. Plant Adaptations Differentiated Reading
Vocabulary Preview Charts
“Plant Adaptations” 740-850-990L, ~3 Pages per passage~ Plant adaptations are organized by biome. Includes descriptions of each of the 5 major biomes (aquatic, desert, grassland, forest, tundra) and how plants have adapted to each environment.
Finding Text Evidence: 2 Pages each with highlighter or crayon color coding options accompanied by a written response in student's own words.
Caption It!
Graphic Organizer Also includes biome image sort
Interactive “Lift the Flap” Book (2 Pages)
Vocabulary Crossword
Venn Diagrams: Students compare plant adaptions in 2 biomes
Plant Adaptations Research Graphic Organizer (by biome)

3. Plants Word Wall
50 Plants terms include:
roots
stem
leaves
seeds
sepals
petals
stamen
pistil
nutrients
decompose
fertilizer
photosynthesis
pollination
seed coat
embryo
germinate
a sprout
seedling
bud
plant life cycle
spore
cone
conifer
algae
mosses
ferns
nectar
pollen
ovules
fertilization
reproduce
carbon dioxide
oxygen
chloroplast
chlorophyll
stomata
adaptation
habitat
predator
biomes
species
spine
defense
bark
flowering plant
nonflowering plant
flower
fruit
vine
botanist
Total Pages
163
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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Plants Unit *Bundle* ~ Differentiated Plants Reading Passa
Plants Unit *Bundle* ~ Differentiated Plants Reading Passa
Plants Unit *Bundle* ~ Differentiated Plants Reading Passa
Plants Unit *Bundle* ~ Differentiated Plants Reading Passa
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