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Plants
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Make a Daily Plants Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Plants Activity Lesson Plan Book



Plants Chart for Bulletin Board
            "A Plant's Life Cycle" Single Basics Chart
            "Parts of a Plant" Jumbo Chart


Pumpkin Cycle and Fun Chart
            "The Process of a Pumpkin" Single Poster


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     From Small Seed to Huge Oak (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     A Long, Orange Finger (Very Quick Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     Up, Up, and Away! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-3 Readability)
     Does a Plant Have a Sweet Tooth? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     From a Plant to a Pumpkin (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Open Wide! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Seeds of All Sizes (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     A Flower Mystery: Is It a Bulb or a Corm? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     General Sherman (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     A Forest Is a Food Factory (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Chloroplasts (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Do Plants Recycle? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)

Short Readers
     What Do Plants Eat? (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Shoots and Roots (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     An Unusual Plant (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Where Do Seeds Come From? (Short Reader; Grades 1-3 Readability)
     The Secret Life of Seeds (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     From a Seed to a Sunflower (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Tulips (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Plants Make Food (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Traveling Seeds (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     The Oxygen - Carbon Dioxide Cycle (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Plants: Over, Under, Inside, and Out (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Plant Life Cycles (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Plant Parts (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Fungi (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Thank a Plant (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Air Plants (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     The Steps of Photosynthesis (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Dandelions (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Succulents (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     How Plants Defend Themselves (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Plants Are Food Factories (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     Poisonous Plants (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Simple Photosynthesis (Short Reader; Grades 5-7 Readability)
     Carrion Flowers (Short Reader; Grades 5-8 Readability)

Spanish
     Un misterio de flores: żEs un bulbo o un cormo? (grades 3-5)


Reading Comprehensions
Fiction
     In Winter (Grades 1-3)
     Don't Forget Me! (Grade 3)

Non-Fiction
     The Cycle of the Seasons (Grades 1-3)
     Cones Are Like Flowers (Grades 2-4)
     Plants and Their Parts (Grades 3-4)
     Types of Trees (Grades 3-4)
     Adaptation (Grades 3-4)
     Stages of Plant Growth (Grades 3-5)
     How Plants and Animals Are Different (Grades 4-5)
     Carnivorous Plants? (Grades 4-5)
     Evergreens and Conifers (Grades 5-6)
     Different Groups of Plants (Grades 5-7)
     How Plants Reproduce (Grades 5-7)
     Planting a Garden (Grades 5-7)
     Plant Basics (Grades 5-7)
     Transpiration (Grades 5-8)
     Plant Parts (Grades 6-8)
     The Structure of a Leaf (Grades 6-8)
     The Structure of a Stem (Grades 6-8)
     The Structure of a Root (Grades 6-8)
     Plant Adaptations (Grades 6-8)
     Characteristics of Seed Plants (Grades 6-8)
     Mayan Planting Techniques (Grades 6-8)
     Plant Behaviors and Evolution (Grades 6-8)
     Mosses (Grades 6-8)
     Meat Eating Plants (Grades 6-8)
     Respiration (Grades 6-8)
     How Does Poison Ivy Work? (Grades 6-8)
     How Does a Venus Flytrap Trap Flies? (Grades 6-8)
     How Does a Cactus Survive? (Grades 6-8)
     Desert Plants (Grades 7-8)
     Aquatic Plants (Grades 7-8)
     Rainforest Plants (Grades 8-9)

Spanish
     Plantando un Jardín (grades 5-7)
     Nociones Básicas de las Plantas (grades 5-7)
     Plantas Carnívoras (grades 6-8)


What would YOU do?
     Wildberries: Made for Munching or Make You Sick? (Grades 2-4)


Leveled Books
            Plant A Tree
            Plants Bring Life to Earth
            Plants
            The Tulip's Secret
            Parts of a Plant
            What Is a Fruit?
            What Fruit?
            The Cactus
            Mysterious Flower
        Vera's Letter

        Farmer Fuller’s Fig Farm

        A Handful of Violets

        Sam Goes to the Market

        Planting Seeds

        Poppy's Petunias

        Consonant P Tongue Twister

        The Mean Queen



Glyphs
        Plants Glyph
fs

Plant Cell Activity Book
            Plant Cell Activities


Grow A Garden
            Grow A Garden


Funda-blanks
     Chad’s Sunflowers (grades 2-3)


Activity Pages
            Flower Puzzles
            Tree Puzzles
            Tree Puzzles (2nd Book)
            Vegetable Puzzles


Ponder the Picture Comprehension Puzzle
            Ponder the Picture: Gardening


Compare and Contrast
        Plant Traits: Compares three unique forms of plant life (Grades 3-4)

Tree Traits: Compares two different kinds of trees (Grades 3-4)

Plant Traits: Compares three flesh eating plants (Grades 3-4)


Compare and Contrast Two Things (second grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (third grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fourth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (seventh grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (eighth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (high school)


Graph Drawing Challenge Puzzle
            Flower Graph Puzzles
            Fruit Graph Puzzles
            Vegetable Graph Puzzles


Book Units
    Chicken Said, "Cluck!" (Grades K-2)
    Fancy Nancy, Poison Ivy Expert (Grades 1-3)
    Miss Rumphius (Grades 1-3)
    The Gardener (Grades 1-3)
    The Vegetables We Eat (Grades 1-3)
    The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate (Grades 4-7)
    The People of Sparks: The Second Book of Ember (Grades 5-7)
    The Homeschool Liberation League (Grades 6-9)


Books
            The Story of an Apple (Grades 1-3)
            Apples, From the Farm to You! (Grades 3-5)
            Autumn's Changing Colors (Grades 3-5)
            Autumn's Changing Colors (Grades 3-5)
            From the Ground Up (Grades 3-5)
            P.U. Plants (Grades 3-4)
            Desert Habitat (Grades 3-5)
            Meat Munching Plants (Grades 4-5)
            Photosynthesis (Grades 4-6)
            Redwoods (Grades 4-6)
            Invasive Species (Grades 5-6)
            Dandelions (Grades 5-6)


Quizzes
Grades 1-2
     Plants Review Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 1-2)

Grades 3-5
     Plants Review Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 3-5)

Grades 5-8
     Plants Review Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 6-8)


Printables and Graphic Organizers
     A plant cell (blank labels)
     A plant cell
     Parts of a flower (blank labels)
     Parts of a flowers
     Parts of a plant (blank labels)
     Parts of a plant
     Plants we can eat
     Draw or write favorite flowers
     Put good uses of plants into the boxes
     Cycle of (4 spaces)
     Cycle of (5 spaces)
     Cycle of (6 spaces)


Crossword Puzzles
Plants
     Plant Needs and Plant Parts  (includes words)
     Plant Cells  (includes words)
     Leaves  (includes words)
     Simple Plants  (includes words)
     Plant Tissue  (includes words)
     Life Cycle of Flowering Plants  (includes words)
     Making Food  (includes words)
     Flowers and Parts of Flowers  (includes words)
     Conifers  (includes words)
     Trees: Importance and Uses of  (includes words)
     Types of Trees  (includes words)
     Parts of a Tree and Tree Growth  (includes words)
     Parasites and Meat Eaters  (includes words)
     Review  (includes words)

Vegetables and Fruit
     Fruit - Easy Ones (Pictures)  (includes pictures and words)
     Vegetables - Easy Ones (Pictures)  (includes pictures and words)
     Fruit and Vegetables - Easy Ones (Pictures)  (includes pictures and words)
     Fruit (Pictures)  (includes pictures and words)
     Vegetables (Pictures)  (includes pictures and words)
     Fruit and Vegetables (Pictures)  (includes pictures and words)


Word Searches
Plants
     Plant Needs and Plant Parts Word Search
     Plant Cells Word Search
     Leaves Word Search
     Simple Plants Word Search
     Plant Tissue Word Search
     Life Cycle of Flowering Plants Word Search
     Making Food Word Search
     Flowers and Parts of Flowers Word Search
     Conifers Word Search
     Trees: Importance and Uses of Word Search
     Types of Trees Word Search
     Parts of a Tree and Tree Growth Word Search
     Parasites and Meat Eaters Word Search
     Review

Vegetables and Fruit
     Fruit Word Search - Easy Ones
     Vegetables Word Search - Easy Ones
     Fruit and Vegetables Word Search - Easy Ones
     Fruit Word Search
     Vegetables Word Search
     Fruit and Vegetables Word Search


Grocery Shopping (Math)
     Buying Fruit and Vegetables at the Grocery Store
     Buying and Putting Together Your Own Salad
     Buying Fruit and Vegetables at the Grocery Store (Fractions)


Logic Worksheet
     Plants - Logic Problem Worksheet

Plants: Vocabulary Puzzles
Select grade level for vocabulary and words:
Grades 1-2    Grades 3-4    Grades 5-6   


More Activities and Printables
        
Bananas
        
Cactus
        
Chocolate
        
Flowers
        
Oranges
        
Rose
        
Seeds
        
Trees
        
Tulips
        
Wood


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