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Kinder Garden: The Tiny Seed Lesson Plan
Make magic in your classroom with a hands-on activity little ones will definitely love. Language arts and life science blend together as the class reads the story The Tiny Seed, and then plants some seeds of their own. Creating your kinder garden will be super easy because this resource describes the best seeds for the job.
K - 1st Language Arts 37 Views 18 Downloads
A'planting We will Go
Germination is an amazing process that results in amazing things. The book The Tiny Seed is the inspiration for a set of activities that will help build early literacy, observation, language, and writing skills. The class observes how plants grow into flowers by planting seeds in small pots.
K - 1st Language Arts 19 Views 9 Downloads
The Tiny Seed
First graders, after listening to the book, "The Tiny Seed," by Eric Carle and summarizing what they feel were the most important points in the story, create and design a painting of flowers. They painting serves as one form of representation from the book through their eyes.
1st Language Arts 10 Views 65 Downloads
A Planting We Will Go
Even the youngest kids can make scientific comparisons using collected data. They read The Tiny Seed, then discuss the essential nutrients and elements needed for a seed to grow into a blooming plant. They plant seeds and track their growth using a sting, create paper plant, and label it.
K - 2nd Language Arts 13 Views 40 Downloads
The Tiny Seed Lesson Plan Guide
Not only is this lesson about story retell, main events, and making predictions, it's also about plants. Youngsters will read the tale, The Tiny Seed as they explore the plant life cycle and early literacy skills. The lesson is very simple and yet provides opportunities to have the class practice multiple literacy skills while also making a connection to science.
K - 1st Language Arts 4 Views 6 Downloads
"Five Little Seeds"
Fourth graders complete various activities related to the plant life cycle. They read the book "The Tiny Seed," read and discuss the poem "Five Little Seeds," complete a "Plantenstein Mystery" and other online activities, write and illustrate a plant life cycle comic strip, take a field trip to a wildlife refuge, and dissect beans and seeds.
4th Science 6 Views 12 Downloads
Structure and Meaning Cues
First graders use cues to identify unknown words. They will learn strategies to assist them in decoding while reading. Then they discuss how to listen to themselves read in order to decide whether or not the word makes sense in the sentence.
1st Language Arts 8 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Visual and Meaning Cues
Learn how to apply visual and meaning cues to reading unknown words. Readers will explore what to do when they come to a word they do not know as they watch the teacher model the use of these cues and then participate in guided and independent practice.
K - 1st Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Life Systems - Plant Growth
3rd graders will participate in a variety of tasks which help them to understand the basic concepts of plant growth. Research and reporting skills are developed as they gather information from various sources related to the use of plants by humans for food, shelter and clothing, and in the production of various products.
3rd Science 27 Views 247 Downloads
Gardening Project-Learning to Grow Seeds
Students demonstrate how to plant seeds. In this gardening lesson, students read the book The Tiny Seed and identify the steps to planting a seed. Students plant their own lima bean seeds in plastic cups and watch it grow.
Pre-K - 1st Science 10 Views 74 Downloads
Let's Grow Plants!
Students read and dramatize the stories "The Tiny Seed" and "The Carrot Seed" as an introduction to seeds and what they become. They work in small groups to plant their own seeds and over the span of a week (+ or -)students keep track of the gro
1st - 2nd Science 5 Views 9 Downloads
Fall vs. Spring
Students compare fall and spring. In this seasonal changes instructional activity, students read the book Apples and Pumpkins and discuss the fall season. The students then read It's Spring and describe the spring season. As a culminating activity, students construct a Venn diagram, comparing the two seasons.
Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 54 Downloads
Caterpillar, Caterpillar How Do You Grow?
Students work in small groups of three or four to create books based on the Eric Carle books studied. Topics may include tadpoles, guppies, people, moths, and plants. Media used may include Kid Pix, sound recordings, art pieces, sketches, digital camera, scanner, etc.
K - 1st Science 5 Views 28 Downloads