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Bridgewater College Teacher Education Program Lesson Plan

Name: Katelyn Hensley

Subject/Grade
Level:
2

nd

Lesson Title:

Unit:

Plant Review

Life Processes

Grade Science

Date or Lesson
#:
April 27, 2016

Virginia SOL/National Standard:
2.4 The student will investigate and understand that plants and animals undergo a series of
orderly changes as they mature and grow. Key concepts inclue:
b)plant life cycles
Measurable Lesson Objective(s):
The student will be able to demonstrate their knowledge of plant needs and how plants survive
and grow.
Materials/Technologies/Resources Needed:
Scissors
Glue
Pencils
Plant diorama (one for each student)
Directions
Smartboard
Assessment (Formative and/or Summative):
Students will be asked to complete a plant diorama to demonstrate their knowledge of plants.
Anticipatory Set (Hook & Agenda):

Teacher will:

Students will:

We’ve been working with
learning about plants and you all
have shown that you know a lot
about these. Today we’re going
to make our own plants.

Listening

Access /Review Prior Knowledge:

Accommodatio
ns/Differentiati
on:

Anticipated
Time:
<1 minute

Teacher will:

Students will:

Review some of the key parts
about plants – focus on what is
on the paper.

Listening and answering
questions.

Accommodatio
ns/Differentiati
on:

Anticipate
d Time:
5 minutes

Write these on the board.

Teaching Process & Modeling (Content is presented, accessed or built)
Guided Practice & Checking for Understanding
Independent Practice
There is no prescribed order to this section; you must tailor the order to the students and the content. This should be the
longest portion of your lesson plan.

Teacher will:

Students will:

Present the plant diorama and go
over directions.
Cut where the students are
supposed to cut
Glue where they are going to
glue on theirs.
Read over the Create-a-Plant
directions and give examples
that they could use. Have
students write full sentences
about their plants. (What plants
need to live, what type of plant
they chose, how needs are met,
etc.)

Have students start working by
themselves. Walk around the
room and answer questions.

Closure:

Cutting with the teacher
Gluing their dioramas

Listening

Working on their plant dioramas
by themselves

Accommodatio
ns/Differentiati
on:

Anticipate
d Time:
15-20
minutes

Teacher will:

Students will:

Have students come back
together and share with their
groups what they wrote about
their flower and how they drew
their dioramas.

Sharing with their groups

Accommodatio
ns/Differentiati
on:

Anticipate
d Time:
5
minutes

Declarative Summary Statement:
Today we did our review about plants and have learned more about plant needs and how their
needs are met.
Activity If Extra Time Remains or Technology Fails:

Teacher will:

Students will:

Have students share their
dioramas as a whole group.

Students are sharing.

Accommodatio
ns/Differentiati
on:

Anticipate
d Time:
5-10
minutes