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
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
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
Students will create a plant part mini book.
5 Closing Activities/Summary
Students will use labeled plant to review plant parts & their names. If time permits students will watch Brainpopjr- Parts of a Plant again.
Key Standards Supported
Speaking & Listening
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.