Our Photosynthesis lesson plan teaches students about photosynthesis and why plants photosynthesize. Students study a diagram illustrating photosynthesis and learn related lesson vocabulary.


Our Photosynthesis lesson plan engages students in the process plants use to make food. During this lesson, students are asked to color the steps in a paper print out of a diagram of Photosynthesis. Students are also asked to fill in the blanks in given paragraphs using lesson vocabulary, demonstrating their understanding of lesson terms and definitions.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to define photosynthesis and explain the process as it used by plants.

Common Core State Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7

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