Square Foot Fall Garden

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First graders learn the basic needs of plants and identify geometric shapes while planting a fall garden. Combining math and science in one lesson, the resource guides kids through starting their class garden as they discover the benefits of gardening and healthy eating.

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas

  • Use in your science unit about the life cycle of a plant, or in your math lesson about geometric shapes and grids
Pros

  • A good introduction to your class garden unit, as it covers the basics of plant care and needs
  • Provides a planting guide, worksheet for planning a garden, and a rubric for skill assessment
Cons

  • None
Common Core

NGSS