Lesson Plan

Parts of a Tree

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Discover the parts of a tree and so much more with a packet of activities covering a range of subjects. First graders label practice pages, test their measuring and addition skills, explore books, dance, build 3-D trees, play games, give themselves X-Ray vision, make forest sounds, and create art from nature. A performance assessment gauges the pupils' level of comprehension.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Coordinate a time to visit the school library—ask the librarian to share a book about trees, gather a collection of other stories for learners to browse and check out for additional reading opportunities in the classroom 
  • Recreate the tree diagram on a large bulletin board, fill in labels with the class as you work together on the worksheet 
Classroom Considerations
  • Arbor Day celebrations vary depending on the state, check your local area for exact dates 
  • Copies and a variety of materials are required 
  • Includes background information and a fun fact 
  • Activities can be completed in any order 
  • Some activities require pages that are not included in this resource