The more students know about a topic, the more they tend to like it. Students love reading fiction. The tricky part is trying to get them to read informational text.
Doing something as easy as taking a nature hike might be enough to grab their interest. I love nature and enjoy going into the field to experience nature before I write about it.
The pioneers and Native Americans made salads
using dandelion leaves.
|Black walnut seeds provide food for squirrels and other rodents. They also are the home of maggots that|
keep safe in the warm layer under the outer shell of this seed.
This is a picture of a wild plant called bloodroot. It is an ephemeral.
Ephemerals are plants that bloom for just a few weeks out of the year.
They grow in early spring before larger plants are able to grow and
compete with them for sunlight.