Lesson Plans
Horticulture 3rd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 01/07/2013 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
Topic: Importance of plants/ Taxonomy
Lesson: We will continue the notes on chapter 1, talking about the importance of plants to the food supply, environment and aesthetic beauty. We will talk about the importance of taxonomy to horticulture and look at examples. Handout for students to read on scope of horticulture.
Assignment: Work on chapter 1 wkst, read handout.
Topic: Review of chapter 1
Lesson: Students will play a review game to enforce the concepts learned in chapter 1. We will spend some time planning for candy bouquets.
Assignment: Study for chapter 1 test
Topic: Chapter 1 test/ Chapter 3- Parts of the plant
Lesson: Students will take a test over chapter 1 and then we will begin chapter 3 on the parts of a plant.
Assignment: Chapter 3 wkst
Topic: Plant parts
Lesson: We will continue talking about plant anatomy when we discuss roots and stems. Students will look at and drawing the stem structure of a monocot and dicot.
Assignment: Work on chapter 3 wkst
Topic: Plant parts
Lesson: We will continue working on plant parts when we talk about the structure of a flower. Students will dissect a flower and sketch the parts. They will then work with a partner to create a model of a complete and incomplete flower.
Assignment: Work on flower models/ chapter 3 wkst