Reflection: Adjustments to Practice The Daffodil Project Part 2 - Section 3: Out to Plant!


My team and I talked about how adjusting this assignment to meet NGSS standards really made it come alive! We all agreed that students knew what to do with the bulbs and could plant them properly because they understood the external parts of the bulb and how it needed to be placed in order to survive. Having them use the text, draw and then deduce from their observations and evidence was exciting to see. Critical thinking was practiced and applied to real life. It was awesome!

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The Daffodil Project Part 2

Unit 1: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
Lesson 10 of 10

Objective: SWBAT use their deductive reasoning from the knowledge learned from reading of how to plant a bulb correctly.

Big Idea: In this integrated social studies, science and language arts lesson, students plant their daffodil bulbs after studying and learning about 9-11. Students use their research evidence to deduce how to plant the bulb properly.

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Science, gardening, evidence, myths and lore, inference
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