Plants Unit with PowerPoint, Writing Materials, and More!

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Grade Levels
K - 1st
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In this set you will find a nonfiction PowerPoint slideshow along with many anchor charts and printables that are designed to provide a rich and exciting learning experience for your primary students as they learn about plants and life cycles!

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This set is designed to enrich your teaching of plants. It includes information about plants’ features, needs, and life cycles. It also includes thematic printables which will allow you to integrate math and language arts with your plants theme.

Contents (2 files zipped together):

PowerPoint File

“All About Plants” Informational Slideshow with Photographs (21 Slides)

This 21 slide presentation includes many beautiful photographs that illustrate important concepts about plants. You can use this slideshow as you would a non-fiction book. Read it to your class to build up their knowledge base to make your other plants activities more meaningful. Younger children may need to view this presentation in multiple sittings. The slideshow is duplicated in PDF form for those who do not have access to PowerPoint for viewing.

PDF File (Plant Life Cycle Unit)

This set includes plants vocabulary posters, word wall cards, anchor chart headings (KWL and "have, need, give" chart with sample), a sorting activity/center, two versions of a plant journal, a lima bean observation sheet, labeling and life cycle activities, differentiated reading passages, and several thematic language arts and math worksheets.

Some of the printable material is designed to be used in conjunction with hands-on science activities. For these activities (such as planting a seed), you will materials such as lima beans, soil, and cups or sandwich baggies. If you choose not to do these activities, there is still plenty in this set!


5-10 Plants Vocabulary Posters (germination, seedling, soil, pollen, pollination, photosynthesis)

11 Plant Parts Diagram Poster

12-15 Word Wall Cards (plant, roots, stem, leaf, flower, air, soil, water, sunlight, seed, bud, rain)

16 KWL Anchor Chart

17-25 Anchor Chart Materials (have, need, give) anchor chart headings, sample chart, student chart, various writing papers

26-29 Seed Sorting Activity (sorting cards for pocket chart, sentence word cards, recording sheet)

30 Seed Collection Parent Letter

31 Seed Creative Writing

32 Plant Parts and Needs Labeling Cut and Glue Activity

33 Lima Bean Observation

34-39 Plant Observation Journal Pages (2 options –plant in a cup or a sandwich baggie) Print as many pages as you need!

40 Bean Life Cycle Spinner (use with a paper plate and a brass fastener)

41-43 Differentiated Reading Comprehension Passages

44-47 Plant Themed Language Arts Worksheets (punctuation, capitalization, phonics, rhyming)

48-51 Plant Themed Math Worksheets (addition, subtraction, teen numbers, missing number)

52-73 Duplicate Pages of PowerPoint Presentation

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Keywords: plants, life cycle, plant activities, PowerPoint, seeds, life science, kindergarten, first grade, spring

Total Pages
70 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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