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lesson 18
1 hour

Review, Reinforce, Extension of Material


Students will:
• Name plants’ four basic needs: sunlight, water, air, nutrients (from soil)
• State that flowers make seeds and fruits so that new plants can grow
• Use the word petal to label the colorful part of a flower
• State that fruits have seeds that grow into new plants
• Identify four types of fruit
• State three ways that plants are important to humans and animals (i.e., they provide oxygen, food, and shelter)
• Name five foods that come from plants (e.g., apple, blueberry, banana, carrot, lettuce, etc.)

The Activity Pages contain various activities for students to complete in class or at home with their families.

The Flip Book contains a collection of images that accompany the read-alouds found in the Teacher Guide.

The Image Cards are used to aid discussion in Skills and Listening & Learning instruction.

The Nursery Rhymes and Songs Posters are provided for use with every domain. The Teacher Guide provides guidance on how to teach a subset of these posters in every domain, but teachers may choose to teach additional rhymes at any time.

The Learning Center Cards are designed to be posted in classroom Learning Centers and provide information to students and teachers.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Prekindergarten ELA Domain 4: Plants. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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