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Lifecycle of Flowering Plants

Reading, Comprehension and Quiz Activities

A series of informative reading, comprehension and quiz activities which can be used to increase and assess children’s knowledge and understanding of this topic individually or in a group.

Lifecycle of Flowering Plants

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Contents


1. Lifecycle Book

Click on the four statements to learn interesting facts about the lifecycle of a plant from germination to seed dispersal.
Each page of text has four sentences. As the student clicks on each sentence in turn, it is spoken then added to the document.
There is a “repeat speech” button to hear it again and a delete button to remove an entire line in case something was selected in error.
The final document can be printed (and it works well in black and white as well as colour). Another option is to use this as an information source as one might use a web page. In this case the users can browse through the pages and copy just the sentences they need.

Lifecycle Book


2. Features of a Plant Book

Click on the statements to learn interesting facts about the male and female features of a plant and the processes of pollination and fertilisation. Most pages have four sentences.
As the student clicks on each sentence in turn, it is spoken then added to the document. There is a “repeat speech” button to hear it again and a delete button to remove an entire line in case something was selected in error.
The final document can be printed (and it works well in black and white as well as colour). Another option is to use this as an information source as one might use a web page. In this case the users can browse through the pages and copy just the sentences they need.

Features of a Plant


3. Seed Dispersal Book

Click on the statements to learn interesting facts about different types of seed dispersal.
Each page of text has four sentences. As the student clicks on each sentence in turn, it is spoken then added to the document. There is a “repeat speech” button to hear it again and a delete button to remove an entire line in case something was selected in error.
The final document can be printed (and it works well in black and white as well as colour). Another option is to use this as an information source as one might use a web page. In this case the users can browse through the pages and copy just the sentences they need.

Seed Dispersal Book


4. Questions about the Lifecycle of a Flowering Plant

Click on the large bar to hear the question and place it in the document, then choose the correct answer from a choice of three. (There maybe more than one correct answer to choose.) The student can create a statement to answer the question.
As the student clicks on each button in turn, it is spoken and then added to the document. There is a “repeat speech” button so the student can hear the phrases they have created so far. The text is highlighted as it is spoken. This will help the student to decide whether their writing makes grammatical sense. The final document can be printed for the student’s records or to be used as an information source.

Questions_Lifecycle


5. Keyword and Symbol Matching Activity

Click on the large symbol with a male or female part highlighted in red to send it to your document. Match one of the four choices of word to the picture representation of the part of the flower.  There is a delete button so the student can change their word if they pick the wrong one.  The speak button allows the student to hear the word read aloud again. 

Keyword and Symbol Matching


6. Parts of a Flowering Plant Quiz

This quiz tests the student’s knowledge about the different parts of a flowering plant.  Click on the large bar to hear and transport the statement to the document and then choose the correct word to complete the sentence.  There is a delete button if they choose an incorrect answer.

Parts Quiz


7. Keyword and Definition Matching Activity

Students need to read the definition independently or transport it to the document so they can hear it read aloud.  Then choose the correct word from a choice of four to match the definition.  This needs to be inserted before the definition.  The speak button can be used to hear the whole sentence. The delete button can be used to change their choice of word.

Keywords and Definition



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