Lesson Plan

Plant Parts

Students will learn names of parts of a plant and what they "do"
D. K.
Classroom teacher
PS 13 Staten Island, NY
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My Grades K
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies
Objectives

Students will be a learn names of parts of a plant and what they "do".  Students will be introduced to the plant part names.  Students will work in pairs to match plant parts to their name.  Students will create a plant part mini book.

Subjects
Science
Grades K
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1 Engage/Motivate

Students will watch BrainpopJr- Parts of a Plant (this will introduce the plant part names: roots, stems, leaves, flower).  After watching, Students will say plant part names and use body motions as they do so.  

2 Whole Group Instruction

Activity: Other — Discovery Education Streaming

Students will watch Discovery Education Streaming aka United Streaming “Plant Parts” Students will discuss the function/purpose of each plant part.  Group practice activity will be modeled and explained.

3 Group Practice

Activity: Other — Sort/matching plant parts to their name

Students will work in pairs to sort then match plant partspictures to their name.  Smartboard will display a labeled plant for students to use as a self check.

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Other — Mini plant part book

Students will create a plant part mini book.

5 Closing Activities/Summary

Activity: Other — Plant Part diagram & Brainpopjr

Students will use labeled plant to review plant parts & their names.  If time permits students will watch Brainpopjr- Parts of a Plant again.