Coniferous and Deciduous Trees

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What are the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees? Supplement your tree lessons with a set of activities that has learners describing, naming, comparing, and reading about deciduous and coniferous trees. The activities are perfect for increasing tree vocabulary. To round out the activities, young scientists can create a brochure highlighting what they learned about each type of tree.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the resources in literacy or science centers
  • Have pupils create a Venn diagram once they have completed the similarities and differences tree sort
  • Laminate some of the printables and templates for continued use, especially if using them in small groups
  • Gather short informational books about trees to use in literacy centers with the graphic organizers
Classroom Considerations
  • Resource may take a while to load due to the size of the PDF
  • Does not address some evergreen trees as coniferous; however, it can be woven easily into instruction
  • Resources can be used in a variety of ways
  • Includes graphics of both types of trees
  • Reinforces tree vocabulary words, and comes with a blank template for adding more words
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