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Plant Life
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Plant Life

Our world is full of plants. Most plants have certain parts and attributes in common. There is also amazing diversity within the plant kingdom. This unit helps students understand the parts of plants and the functions of those parts. It explains photosynthesis as the process by which plants make their own food. It also explains how and why plants reproduce and grow, including the processes of pollination, fertilization, seed dispersal, and germination. The unit explains some of the key relationships between plants and animals. It also describes some of the many ways people use plants for both food and materials.

Process Activities

Gas Exchange in Leaves


Supporting Materials

Show Me Only
Additional Reading
Comprehension Support

Science Videos

Animal-Pollinated Flowers
Vampire Weeds

Career Files

Organic Farmer; Space Gardener; Arborist

Graphic Organizers

Ask and Answer Questions
Main Idea and Details
Word Smart

Retelling Rubrics

Nonfiction Retelling Rubric

Science Diagrams

Annual Precipitation Map
Human Circulatory and Plant Vascular Systems
Parts of a Tomato Plant
Plant Cell and Animal Cell
Pollination and Fertilization

Vocabulary Cards

Plant Life

Word Work

Crossword; Word Search; Word Sort

Book Assembly