CLASSIFIED CARDS (small group presentation)
To classify the plants and trees that are present in the child’s environment.
Sets of cards of trees/wild flowers of North America with loose labels and the control on the back of the card.
First take the children outside and find as many trees and plants as possible in their natural habitat.
After the children have been introduced to the real examples, invite a small group of children to a mat.
Introduce the cards to the children.
Invite them to discover the ones they know.
Present the ones they need to learn, three at a time, in the form of a three period lesson.
As in presentation.
Introduce books on trees and flowers to the children.
When the children are reading, introduce the printed labels.