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Identifying Plants

£12.00
SKU S1CS30006
Key Stage 1 Plants Science Year 1

This KS1 plants planning for Year 1 will teach your class to observe, identify, compare, classify and describe UK plants. They will become familiar with different types of plants, including wild plants, garden plants and trees. They will use the terms 'deciduous', 'evergreen', 'leaves', 'stem', 'flower', blossom' and many more to describe a wide variety of plants. They will also be encouraged to observe how plants change over time, all through a variety of fun activities.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This complete, ready-to-teach 'Identifying Plants' Year 1 Science planning pack contains all the lesson plans, slideshow presentations, experiments, activity ideas and printable worksheets and resources you need to teach these KS1 plants lessons. Just download, teach and watch your class sprout into botanists!

#Lesson1Whatisaplant

The first lesson in this Year 1 plants planning series of lessons helps your class identify a variety of common plants and their seeds, including sunflowers, poppies, broad beans and peppers.

They will start to notice that plants have different features and use these features to distinguish between them. You will have the option of either planting seeds and predicting their growth or going on a plant hunt and documenting what you find.

This downloadable, ready-to-teach lesson, contains a detailed plan, engaging slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources. Scroll through the image slideshow to see the resources in more detail.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Growing seeds video
#Lesson2GardenPlants

This garden plants Year 1 lesson introduces a variety of UK garden plants to your class. It explains not all plants have flowers and how to identify a variety of flowering plants and trees. Your class will have the opportunity to either name and describe a variety of plants or design a garden containing their chosen plants.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson3WildPlants

Now that your class have learnt about garden plants they will learn about wild plants. They will be encouraged to think about and describe the characteristics of the plants, including their colour and height. Your class will then identify and compare wild plants. When working independently they will either use a classification key to name and identify plants or they will match descriptions to pictures while playing dominoes.

This downloadable lesson contains a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Domino cards
#Lesson4DeciduousandEvergreentrees

This downloadable deciduous and evergreen trees year 1 science lesson explores the similarities and differences between different trees. Your class will become familiar with scientific terms used to describe tress. They will discover what the terms mean by examining pictures and the trees around them. Your class will get the opportunity to identify and sort trees into categories, either in the classroom through pictures or on a walk of your local area.

This ready-to-teach lesson contains a plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Tree identification chart
#Lesson5Labellingthepartsofaplant

This parts of a plant Year 1 lesson identifies the main parts of a plant, including the leaves, petals, flowers, roots and stem. Your class will be challenged to find and label the parts on a variety of different plants. Your class will then draw and label the roots of a tree and a flowering plant. The alternative activity involves them drawing and labelling flowering plants.

This downloadable lesson contains a lesson plan, slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson6Plantlifecycles

In this final 'Identifying Plants' lesson your class will be able to observe how the plants from lesson one have changed as they explore plant life cycles. They will watch a time lapse video to help them visualise the changes, then they will then examine how their seeds have grown or look for signs of change on the plant walk. Your class will also be able to consolidate their learning by making a seed story wheel.

This downloadable ready-to-teach lesson contains a plan, slideshow presentation, time lapse video and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Time lapse video
  • Seed story wheel
  • End of unit quiz
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Curriculum Objectives covered
  • Year 1 - asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
  • Year 1 - observing closely, using simple equipment
  • Year 1 - identifying and classifying
  • Year 1 - using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • Year 1 - gathering and recording data to help in answering questions
  • Year 1 - identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees
  • Year 1 - identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees
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