This unit will explore the characteristics and basic needs of plants and animals. Through drama, the students will focus on the different parts of plants and the function of each part. The students will also role play as plant doctors who are charged with the task of caring for a sick plant. They will collaborate, brainstorm and write about ways to help maintain a plant's health. Following writing, students will use visual arts to demonstrate their understanding of plant parts and basic needs of plant. Music and drama will used be to compare and contrast the different basic needs of plants and animals. Through the arts, the students will will have a richer understanding of the basic needs of plants and animals.
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- Project 3 - Plant Painting
- Project 3 - Rubric
- Project 3 - Writing Sheet
- Project 3 - Flipchart
- Project 3 - Flipchart Example of Plants