Come and see what we have been up to in our "Garden" of Literacy

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Our Garden Display

Click on the pictures below for more photos and explanations.

This project makes up a lot of our garden unit! See more on page 1.

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Flowers:

"May all your weeds be wildflowers"

(above picket fence)

Corn Stalks: 

"Ears" to Good Books

Carrots:

Beginning-Middle-End of Self-Selected-Reading Books

Lettuce: 

"Lettuce" Write Paragraphs

Watermelons: 

Similes after reading Quick as a Cricket mounted on watermelons

Tomatoes:

  Connections to The Surprise Garden

 

Poem:

Kind hearts are the garden

Kind thoughts are the root

Kind words are the blossoms

Kinds deeds are the fruit

~John Ruskin

 

 

2005 version, including the little gardeners!

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I cut out my own vegetables from construction paper. I made a template for the lettuce and corn. I have also started using some templates for the watermelons (from the book below) as well.

This book has some cute little reproducible booklets, gardeners, vegetable templates and more:

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