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SCIENCE YEAR 5 TREES 1. Can you write the names of the parts in the following tree?

2. Now answer the following questions: 1. How many trunks have trees got? 2. Is the trunk thin or thick?

3. How many leaves have trees got?

4. What colour are the leaves? 5. How many branches have trees got? 6. Where do the roots grow? 7. Why are they important?


PLANTS 1. Read and complete the text about THE LIFE CYCLE OF PLANTS. In the winter plants rest. Then the spring comes and new leaves.................... Then the flowers .....................................In the ..............................the fruit grows. Then the fruit.....................................on the ground. The seeds grow in the..........................................and new plants grow. In the.......................... the leaves fall on the ground and the life cycle ....................................again.

2. Now let’s compare animals and plants. Answer the questions in the following table:

ANIMALS

PLANTS

Do animals move?

Do plants move?

What do animals need to survive?

What do plants need to survive?

What do animals eat?

What do plants eat?

3. Can you write the parts of a plant?


4. Now write TRUE or FALSE next to the following sentences. Can you CORRECT THE FALSE SENTENCES? 1. Plants have got roots 2. Roots grow on the ground 3. Plants can walk 4. Plants only need sun and water 5. Plants have got a mouth to eat the minerals they need 6. The stem of the plant is not important

5. Now complete the following text. The roots hold the plant in the...........................................The roots get ..................................and......................................from the soil. The ............................supports the plant. The stem carries....................and ...................................to the leaves. Leaves make......................for the plant. Flowers make............................They have got.....................Plants grow from...............................................

6. GAME! The teacher is going to tell you the name of some food you eat. Try to say if this food is a fruit, a stem, a root, a leaf or a seed. The winner will be the fastest student to say the correct answer. POTATOES

CARROTS

LEEKS

ORANGES

SPINACH

CHERRIES

BEANS

ASPARAGUS

STRAWBERRIES

LETTUCE

LENTILS

CABBAGE

7. DICTATION. PLANTS AND PLANT LIFE



plants and trees