The Western Red Lily - Lesson 1: History, Culture and Ecology of the Western Red Lily
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Middle schoolers, in groups, research the Western Red Lily on the Internet. They focus their research using a worksheet and present their findings to the class. They also complete a crossword puzzle.
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