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Grade Level Grades K-2
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
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In this lesson, students learn about composting and its benefits to Mother Earth.

Step 1 - Inquire: Students brainstorm answers to the question “What do plants need to stay healthy?” and watch a video to learn about composting.

Step 2 - Investigate: Students choose from a group of assorted items to determine whether the items belong in the compost, recycle, or waste bins.

Step 3 - Inspire: Students listen to a read aloud of the book Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth and create compost in a two-liter bottle.

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Describe compost and explain how it helps plants stay healthy.
  • Categorize items into compost, recycle, and waste bins.
  • Choose which items they will collect to create compost.

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September 6, 2023
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Standards

Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.
Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

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