Q2 W8 – Holiday Plants – K-3

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaAgriculture
Grade LevelK-3
Week #Q2 W8
Unit of InstructionHoliday Plants
Standard(s) Taught


Discuss basic classification and characteristics of plants.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

*Learn the difference between conifers and deciduous trees.

*Learn how long it takes for conifers to grow.

*Learn what agricultural commodities are.

*Learn about poinsettias.

Classroom Activities

We will have a class discussion about how conifers are an agricultural commodity, where the largest conifer farm in the United States is, and how long they take to grow (depending on their size).   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.

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