Week beginning 15.6
Read non-chronological reports about plants and gardening, noting the features of this genre. Find out more about a plant you find interesting. Write down key facts, noting the spelling of new vocabulary. Include information about the plant’s appearance, where it is commonly found and its characteristics, including flowers, fruit and seeds. Identify features of the plant that are similar or different to other plants.
Note: There are so many amazing plants to look at. Try cacti (mind the spikes) or fly catchers like the Venus flytrap, rat eating pitcher plant (Nepenthes attenboroughii) and parachute flower (Ceropegia). Or explore the corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum), pelican flower (Aristolochia grandiflora), sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica), flypaper plant or Aloe vera.