Students with visual impairments will learn to categorize common foods like carrots, asparagus, lettuce, oranges, and peanuts into plant parts: edible roots, stems, leaves, fruits, flowers, or seeds.
One thirty-minute period
Velcro board, index cards with pictures and written and brailled words, data chart
- Show students the Velcro board with the following headings in print and braille: roots, stems, seeds, leaves, flowers, and fruits.
- Give each student 3-4 cards with pictures of food and the written word in both print and braille.
- Students read their cards and place them under the right heading
- The group reviews and charts the results on graph paper.
- All organisms have external parts. Different animals use their body parts in different ways to see, hear, grasp objects, protect themselves, move from place to place, and seek, find, and take in food, water and air. Plants also have different parts (roots, stems, leaves, flowers, fruits) that help them survive and grow. (1-LS1-1)
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