Plant's life cycle
1 HOOK/ATTENTION GETTER:
Teacher will bring a house plant or a garden plant depending on the time of the year and ask students the following:
1. How did this plant get to be so big?
2. What type of plant or garden plant is it?
3. What does it need to survive?
Students will raise their hands to answer any of the questions as teacher rights responses on the board.
Students list one plant that they know of.
2 DIRECT INSTRUCTION:
Teacher ask students to take notes or write questions.
Teacher will show students the zaption video:
Students will use a device to answer the questions from the video and if not device is available students may answer questions on small white boards.
3 GUIDED PRACTICE:
Teacher will give students all materials needs to plant seeds and a monitoring sheet.
Teacher will use Zinnias and/or beans they germinate very quickly
Review plant cycle with following video:
Students will plant their seed in pot with medium and monitor on a check sheet amount of water and growth on a day by day basis.
Students will properly label plants with common name and date of planted.
Students watch video after caring for plants to review what has been learned.
4 INDEPENDENT PRACTICE:
Teacher will introduce students to the following website
Teacher will first show students the walk through video.
Teacher then puts the code up for students to start the independent practice, which can be for a grade of the teacher chooses to.
Students will first watch the video to learn about quizzizz
Student will work on his/her own chromebook.
Teacher randomly calls on a student to come up to the class and show their plants. The questions are on the board in a circle with a spinner so that a student spins and answers one of the following questions:
How are plants classified?
What is a life cycle?
What does a seed need to germinate (grow?)
What are the stages of a flowering plant?
What do flowers produce?
What is the function of the following:
What do seeds need to grow?
Why do plants need sunlight?
Students will show the class their plants and randomly spin to answer one of the questions from the board. (exit ticket)