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Miranda Mitchell Lesson Plans

Weekly Planning Guide

Week 1

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

-Introduce plants with a


song
-Have a discussion
about what are plants
-What do we know
about plants
-Show presentation of
Plants and what they
look like

-Discuss the Garden


Song and sing together
-Name some plants we
discussed in our groups
last class
-review what we know
about plants
-Discuss what are
needs
-What do plants need

-Sing the Garden Song


together
-Name plant needs
-Review what they know
about plants
-Discuss parts of plants and
show them the labeled
plants diagram
-Water plants

See
lesson plans

-Sing Garden Song


-Show and tell about
what picture each
student brought in
-Review
-Water plants

-Work with their desks


groups and have them
come up with plants that
they are familiar with
and fill out part of the
chart labeled Know

-Discussion about what


we learned about plants
today
- what do we
hope to learn
about plants
-Exit ticket
-Pass out homework
Garden Song
-paper pencil party next
Friday (test)

-Make a bean plant


(Instructions attached)

-Discussion about why


plants have needs and
review what they are
-Exit ticket about plant
needs
-HW due Friday: bring in
a picture of a plant we
can eat and review
Garden Song
-paper pencil party next
Friday (test)

-Make your own plant


activity
-Worksheet on

-Review the plants


-Have a picture on the smart
board and get students to
come up and write the parts
-Also review why each part
is important
-HW due Friday: bring in a
picture of a plant we can eat
and do Know your plants
worksheet
-paper pencil party next
Friday (test)

-Flower Life Cycle


(inside the plant)
Activity
(make a plant with
parts that actually
make up a plant, such
as sees, leaves,
stems etc.
-Review what are
plants, what they
need, and how they
grow
-exit ticket
-Do the plant dance
-Paper pencil party
next Friday (test)

WEEK 2

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

-Introduce animals
-What are animals
-Name some animals
-Listen to the animal
song
-Water plants

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-Review what are animals


-name our favorites
-What do animals need
Food, water, shelter, warmth
-Do the Dinosaur Stomp
dance
-Water plants

-Review
Where do animals live
-Name differences in
environments
-How are plants and
animals different

-Review for test

-Water plants

Paper pencil party


Letter Activity
-use the letter of a
students name and
they will make an
animal for their letter

-Animals need chart


-have each student draw
something animals need
and tape it to the class chart
and display it in the hall

-Review
-Dinosaur Stomp
-Exit Ticket
-HW : what animal am I
worksheet
Bring in a picture of their
favorite animals for
Wednesday
-paper pencil party
Friday (test)

-review
-Discuss what are animals,
what they need and
- paper pencil party Friday
(test)

Teacher: _________________________________________________________

How animals stay warm


activity (attached)
-done as a group
(allow time for cleanup)

-Review
-Exit Ticket
-hw: odd one out
worksheet
- paper pencil party
Friday (test)