3About the Book Story and pictures by Gail Gibbons Summary: This is a story about how plants make seeds, the different kinds of seeds, parts of a flower, pollination, how seeds are scattered, parts of a seeds, and how seeds grow into plants. There is also a plant project that students can do.
4Genre: Expository Nonfiction Expository nonfiction gives facts about a topics.Look for:Diagrams with labels.Events in time order.
5Gail Gibbons Meet the Author The author writes the stories. The illustrator _________draws the pictures.Gail GibbonsGail Gibbons was born in Oak Park, Illinois, in When she was a child, she made books and bound them with yarn to hold the pages together.Before she started writing books, she did artwork for television shows.Gail Gibbons has written and illustrated over 70 books!Now she lives with her husband and lots of wild animals in Corinth, Vermont."Even as a child, I was always putting books together.""I've always loved drawing and painting."L
6Glossary Time Put your reading book on your desk. Open your book to the glossary.When you see the word, get ready to find the word in your glossary.
7-very pretty beautiful These flowers are beautiful, but they smell awful.
8nutrition - food part that is needed for life and growth Baby chicks need good nutrition to grow into healthy chickens.
9protects - keeps safe from harm The peanut shell protects the baby peanut plant from harm.
10ripens - matures and becomes ready to eat A blackberry turns from red to black as it ripens.
11streams - small rivers; brooks This was one of the streams we used to panned for gold in.
12Vocabulary ReviewSay the words.Read the sentences.Fill in the blank
13beautiful nutrition protects ripens streams Claude Monet loved to paint ________ gardens.
14The umbrella and raincoat _________ Sally from the rain. ripensprotectsbeautifulnutritionstreams
15Our _________ friends remind us to eat healthy foods. protectsbeautifulstreamsripensnutrition
16I would love to see the _________ in Hawaii. streamsripensnutritionbeautifulprotects
17A tomato ______ in the sun. beautifulprotectsstreamsnutritionripens
18Grade 2-1, Theme 3 From Seed to Plant Vocabulary Review beautiful - very prettynutrition - food part that is needed for life and growthprotects - keeps safe from harmripens - matures and becomes ready to eatstreams - small rivers; brooks
19Match the meaning to the word. nutrition ___ripens ___streams __protects ___beautiful ___- very pretty- food part that is needed for life and growth- keeps safe from harm- matures and becomes ready to eat- small rivers; brooksBDECA
21Skill Practice: From Seed to Plant Gail Gibbons Own Website An Interview With Gail Gibbons- this site has video clips of the interviewTest Tutor- DetailsGrammar Gold- proper nounsGrammar Gold- nounsGrammar Gold- special namesWord Clues- make sentences using nouns, pronouns and verbs.
22Photosynthesis for Kids Plants and Our Environment Students’ Fun: Website for kids”The Great Plant EscapePhotosynthesis for KidsPlants and Our EnvironmentMeet the Plant PartsVirtual cellPlant Poems And SongsGardening With Children More Gardening with Children