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From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons
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From Seed to Plant (original 1991; edition 2012)

by Gail Gibbons, Gail Gibbons (Illustrator)

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Member:ccostakis
Title:From Seed to Plant
Authors:Gail Gibbons
Other authors:Gail Gibbons (Illustrator)
Info:Live Oak Media (NY) (2012), Edition: Pap/Com, Paperback
Collections:Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:science, plants, flowers, life cycles, diagrams

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From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons (1991)

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This book is a good reference point for studying plant life and how they grow. The illustrations are large and the text is easy to understand in lower grade levels. The first picture shows how many varieties of seeds there are and proceeds to explain that each seed will grow into the same kind of plant that made them. It explains how plants pollinate and spread seeds in various ways - wind, birds, seeds falling, rivers, animals, people, etc. It then explains how the plant grows in the seed and under the optimal conditions, then lists out the various growing stages and what occurs during each one. This would be great to connect to a plant experiment (which the book provides) and the kids could draw and label a picture of their flowers that grew! ( )
  Miss_Annie_O | Sep 13, 2016 |
This book can be used as a guided reading book for average 3rd graders. It is perfect for working on vocabulary terms about the plant life cycle as well. I would use this for guided reading to see how the children are reading aloud and how they are pronouncing certain words. ( )
  vross316 | Apr 18, 2016 |
Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants and what they produce.
Ages 3 and up. ( )
  rachelguckel | Mar 17, 2016 |
informational text of how plants grow. my mentor teacher ACTUALLY USED IT DURING THE THANKSGIVING UNIT.
  dianamartinez | Dec 9, 2015 |
Talks about the relationship between seeds and plants.

Ages 3-5
  chris44615 | Nov 30, 2015 |
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Most plants make seeds.
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Animals help scatter seeds, too. They hide acorns and nuts in the ground. Some seeds have hooks that stick to the fur of animals or people's clothes.
A seed contains the beginning of a new plant.
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Describes how a seed grows into a flower.
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Explores the intricate relationship between seeds and the plants which they produce.

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