This NEWLY UPDATED plant unit is divided into areas of literature, media, music, art, literacy activities, math activities, worksheets, science activities, creative writing, word wall words, and guided reading. The activities are clearly written, easy to use, and need limited amounts of preparation. The lessons (games or activities) included are scripted.
They are written in a format that can be easily taught by the teacher or readily handed off to a parent volunteer or a classroom aide with complete confidence that objectives of the lesson will be reached.
Math Center Activities
Flowering Math: Joining Sets
Watermelon War: Comparing Numerals
Garden Party: Demonstrating Subtraction
Counting Seeds: Count out items to match a given number.
Planting Seeds: Making Combinations to 10
Plant a Garden Ways to Make 8
Reading Center Activities:
Flower Garden: Reading Sight Word Sentences (or alphabet recognition).
Tip Toe Through the Tulips: Alphabet letter sound fluency.
Run Rabbit Run: Alphabet Letter Fluency
Greenhouse Words: Reading Nonsense Words
In the Garden: Naming Sight Words
Blooming Words: Isolating Phonemes & Writing CVC Words From Dictation
Building a Science Center
A Seed Grows: Planting a seed in a bag
Kitchen Science: Edible Dirt
Plant Parts: Observation of Plants
The Thirsty Stem: Capillary Action In Plants
Seed Sorting: Using the Scientific Process
Plant Parts: Portfolio Sample
Mothers Day Flower
Inch by Inch (adapted) by David Mallet
Plant A Seed
The Little Seed
Card Shop. How To. Label It!
Plant Word Wall Words
All About Seeds
What I Know About Plants