Daffodil Teacher Resources
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Autumn Bulb Planting Outside - Making a Daffodil Spiral
Students plant daffodil bulbs. In this gardening activity, students work outside to plant daffodil bulbs in the autumn so that they can grow roots and emerge by spring.
Daffodils: Print and Color
In this word recognition instructional activity, learners trace the word "daffodils," write the word independently, and color the picture of the daffodils.
Daffodil Coloring Page
In this flower coloring page, learners examine a black line drawing of a single daffodil. Students color the picture that is labeled "daffodil".
Pandemonium: Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth
Using the film Pandemonium as part of a study of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth? Here's a great study guide that asks viewers to take notes on the context of the film, as well as on the poets and their works. In addition, learners research key features of the time period, reflect on the main themes and values of the poets, and examine Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud."
Violets, Daffodils, Roses and Thorn
Fourth graders complete a variety of exercises and activities surrounding the scientific and artistic properties of the parts and processes of a plant/flower.
A Hidden Beauty
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions. Incorporate poetry by asking kids to come up with an acrostic poem using the word bulb, or have younger kids simply copy the example poem. The final aspect here is especially fun; use the recipe here for homemade play dough with a surprise in the middle of each ball. Kids begin kneading the dough, and suddenly it turns color! Display the unexpected color of a bloom by giving learners different colors.
A Hidden Beauty
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions. Incorporate poetry by asking kids to come up with an acrostic poem using the word bulb, or have younger kids simply copy the example poem. The final aspect here is especially fun; use the recipe here for homemade play dough with a surprise in the middle of each ball. Kids begin kneading the dough and suddenly it turns color! Display the unexpected color of a bloom by giving learners different colors.
A Rose Is a Rose
Flowering learners explore the concept of figurative language as it relates to poems, songs, or creative written expression. For this creative writing lesson, they complete several phrases using similes, metaphors, and personifications. Teach them to use questioning techniques while reading a selected poem. The lesson concludes when the individuals compose an original poem using figurative language.
Structure and Function of Bulbs, Corms and Rhizomes
Students explore the concept of philanthropy and why people give. They investigate the importance of the tulip to Holland and the tradition of giving flowers away. They begin to explore the life cycle of tulips and dissect a bulb to identify its main parts.
Students investigate methods of pollination for various flowers. In this plant biology lesson, students learn the parts of a flower and form a hypothesis about the method of pollination for the flower. They determine the validity of their hypothesis through Internet research. Extensions and adaptations for older students are included.
Fifth graders identify facts about the Holocaust. In this Holocaust lesson, 5th graders read the book The Butterfly and identify facts from the book about the Holocaust. Students compare and contrast two characters from the story by using a Venn diagram.
Preschool Lesson: The Color Yellow
In this lesson about the color yellow, learners hear the story, The Little Yellow Leaf and engage in several 'yellow' themed learning centers. This lesson includes instructions for each activity center.
Challenge: Add in Any Other
In this addition activity, students complete a set of 4 questions using information given about sets of daffodils planted and also complete a Math Mountain explore it related activity.
Dana's Flower Garden
In this spring reading comprehension worksheet, students read a one page story about flowers and gardening. Students then answer 6 questions about the story.
New York State Testing Program: English/Language Arts Book 1, Grade 3
In this 3rd grade English/Language Arts standardized test practice activity, students read 2 fictional selections and respond to multiple choice and open-ended questions regarding the pieces. Students also read 2 non-fictional pieces and respond to multiple choice and short answer questions regarding the selections.
The Amazing Antigravity Stem
Second graders investigate how the stem of the plant carries water and minerals upwards from the roots to other parts of the plant. They observe what happens after a flower is placed in dyed water. They word process their observations about plant stems.
Coaxing Flower Bulbs
Students complete an experiment for coaxing flower bulbs into growth. In this flower growth activity, students research various types of flower bulbs that may be used to complete a coaxing experiment. Students then complete a flower growing trial.
Easter Word Search
In this Easter word search worksheet, learners complete a word search by finding the following words: Easter, eggs, bunny, rabbit, chocolate, treats, yellow, search, hunt, holiday, hide, April, church, spring, basket, bonnet, celebration, pink, tulip, Sunday, daffodil, chick, March, and purple.
In this early childhood yellow daffodils booklet worksheet, students color the 9 pictures, cut the pages out, and assemble the daffodil booklet that may be read again and again.
Color the Daffodils
In this coloring worksheet, learners are asked to color three daffodils. Following the directions, students must use three different colors according to what they read.