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 are from the Ministry of Education
Integration ideas are from the Ministry of Education
Observe and identify types of common plants.
Students can share experiences and classify plant foods as fruits or vegetables according to their observable features.
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.