Seedless Vascular Plant: Plants for Middle School Lesson 3

Grade Levels
6th - 8th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
  • Internet Activities
38 pages
Share this resource
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

Also included in

  1. Plants are the perfect topic for any middle school class. Seeds grow easily and students love to try new foods. Engage your students with this NO PREP, Complete lesson bundle as they learn about plants. Students will explore the “green stuff” around them by learning plan groups, classification, and
    Save $3.20


Ferns are an important link between primitive plants like moss and modern flowering species. In this lesson students will explore traits of seedless vascular plants and how vascular tissue helped these organisms thrive in the forest undergrowth. New to this package is a Google Doodle Video activity explaining the complex life cycle of a fern. During the lesson, students can watch a recorded lesson online, or follow along with the teacher using our editable lesson presentation. The Cornell style incomplete notes guide student’s attention and allow them to summarize their learning. Included are both print and online resources to make this lesson work in the classroom or at home. The Google Interactives give students a quick and easy way to review the lesson content. Links to a Quizizz practice assessment are included. This lesson is designed and tested for a mainstreamed middle school science classroom of 24 students meeting daily for 40 minutes. The teacher will find lesson materials for direct instruction, reinforcement and homework.

Topic Covered in this 40 Minute Lesson

  • Vascular tissue in plants
  • Xylem
  • Phloem
  • Gametophyte
  • Sporophyte
  • Sores
  • Subkingdom Tracheobionta
  • Division Pteridophyta
  • Division Lycopodiophyta
  • Division Equisetophyta
  • Division Pinophyta
  • Fern parts
  • Fern life cycle

Included in this package

  • Editable lesson presentation link via Google Drive
  • Recorded Lesson Presentation
  • Notetaking outline
  • Read, Color and Draw Activity
  • Google Sort Activities
  • Detailed lesson plans with help files.
  • Quizizz practice activity

Want to learn more? Click on the green "Preview" button above!

You may also enjoy:

Ecology Bell Ringer

Watershed Mapping

Ecology Field Lab for Middle School

Feedback & Followers

Did you know that you can receive credit towards future TpT purchases by reviewing this product? If you enjoy this product, please leave a review at the product page or through “My Purchases” under “My Account” at TpT. Ratings make the TpT world go round. :)

You can also follow me for the latest news on products and sales.

If you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you!





Total Pages
38 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up