Plant Parts & Function Lesson Plan
by Monica Findley
This lesson is an introduction to plant parts and thefunction of each part.
Grade Level/Content Area:
This is a 1
grade Science lesson
VA Standards of Learning1.4 The students will investigate & understand that plants have basiclife needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certaincharacteristics.
The students will be able to identify the different plant parts. They will also analyze and distinguish the different functions of each plant part, which helps the plant grow and survive.(
Roots, Stems, Leaves, Flowers, Fruits & Seeds
This lesson will take four or five 45-minute sessions.
:SMARTBoard, iPads, KWL Chart, QR Codes, Teacher-made Plant Part Information Sheet, pencils, paper
Within a whole group setting, the Teacher will tap into the
students’ prior knowledge of plants & their parts
on the SMARTBoard
. The students’
will participate in a
turn& talk to your partner
discussion to share any type of experiencesor prior knowledge of plants. The Teacher will then record knownknowledge of plants and their parts, as well as any inquiryquestions, on the
. The Teacher will record his/her owninquiry questions, such as:
Do all plants have the same parts? What are the functiosn of all plant parts? How does each plant part help the plan grow?
Then the students will be divided into pairs. They willshare an iPad and use it to scan the
around the room.Here are some examples of
that I generated, to usewith this lesson plan: