Do your students have green thumbs? Help them discover their growing potential as they learn about gardening and target their speech and language goals. Plus, there are lots of black and white pages to save on color printing :)
This packet contains:
Pg. 4-7: Match the vocabulary word to definition. There are 16 vocabulary words and matching definitions.
Pg. 8-9: Use the included worksheets to reinforce the vocabulary words. Students must draw a line connecting the vocabulary word to the correct definition.
Pg. 10-12: Help the gardener sequence the steps to plant his garden. You may want to pre-cut the pictures for students to save time. After the students have correctly arranged the pictures, they may color in the steps.
Pg. 13-16: Read or have students read the concept words. Place the object in the correct position in relation to the designated item. There are two sheets with included text and two sheets with pictures and no text for you to customize.
Pg. 17: Label the parts of the flower. Students may use the included word bank for assistance.
Pg. 18-21: Use the included worksheets to have your students practice their describing skills. Use the include organizer to describe a flower. There are pre-written description that you may want to use for younger students. If you choose to use the pre-written circles, you may want to cut them out ahead of time. After students have completed the organizer, they can write their description in a paragraph form on the provided sheet. There is also a blank describing organizer for you to customize.
Pg.22-27: Have students categorize different garden items.. There are 8 of each cards: vegetables, fruits, flowers, and tools. Use the included sorting mats to assist in grouping the cards.
Pg. 28: Have students practice their syntax skills by writing letters to the gardener and a snail.
Pg. 29: Use the included Venn diagram to compare and contrast different fruits, vegetables, flowers, etc.
Pg 30-32: The included cards target answering WH questions, predicting, and inferring. There are 6 of each cards. The WH question cards have gardeners, the predicting cards have snails, and the inferring cards have worms to distinguish them.
Pg: 33: More activities and ideas for you to use with you students: These include books and crafts.
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