Classifications of Trees – December

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TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaAgriculture
Grade LevelK-5
Week #
Unit of InstructionEvergreen and Deciduous Trees
Standard(s) Taught

SC.912.L.14.53

Discuss basic classification and characteristics of plants.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will learn the difference between evergreen (conifers) and deciduous trees.  Students will learn how long it takes conifers to grow, particularly some types of firs and spruce, and what a large agricultural commodity these trees are.  We’ll also talk about what agricultural commodities are.  We will learn about poinsettias, where they originated from, that the colored part is actually a leaf not a flower, and that National Poinsettia Day is December 12th.

Classroom Activities
Assignments Due

None

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