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Fruits and Vegetables

Levels 1 and 2

NZC Achievement Objectives
Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa
  • The Organism: Discuss ideas about living things, so as to classify them according to observable differences. 

  • Te Rauropi: Ka whakawhitiwhiti whakaaro mō ngā mea oreore, ka whakarōpū i runga i ngā rerekētanga. 

Learning Intentions
Integration Ideas

Learning Intentions are from the Ministry of Education

Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education

Level 1

  • Observe and identify types of common plants.

  • Students can share experiences and classify plant foods as fruits or vegetables according to their observable features.

Level 2

  • Students can use differences and similarities in observable features to distinguish between groups of fruits and vegetables, for example, root vegetables and leaf vegetables.

  • Social Sciences: Different resources that people use eg. Home vegetable gardens, the use of materials in the local environment to build shelters

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Number and Algebra): Develop a number sense through exploring numbers of wings, feet, segments, antennae. 

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Explore a variety of shapes and objects found in nature by touching, observing, and talking about them.

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Geometry and Measurement): Identify symmetries in the natural world.

  • Mathematics and Statistics (Statistics): Collect objects from the natural environment, sort them into categories, count each category, and display and discuss the results.

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