Grade Sorted Garden Lesson Plans
(Standard and Season Aligned)
Kindergarten: Matter --SKP1b
Six of one, half dozen of another
First: Water/Weather and Seasons --S1E1c
Seasons on a Farm
Second: Matter --S2P1a
Third: Rocks, Minerals, Soils, and Fossils --S3E1 .
Fourth: Stars and Our Solar System – S4E2c
Tracking the seasons
Fifth: Cells and Microorganisms-- S5L4a
Friend or Foe
Kindergarten: Day & Night Sky -- SKE1c
Dark Plant, Light Plant
First: Magnets/Lights and Shadows --S1P1a.
Second: Seasonal Changes--S2E3a
Third: Habitats of Georgia -- S3L1b.
Read About Seeds
Fourth: Explain the Water Cycle – S4E3d
Lettuce Learn About the Water Cycle
Fifth: Classification --S5L1b
Which Plant is Which?
Genes & Inherited Traits -- S5L2b
Kindergarten: Living and Nonliving Things -- GPSSKL1
Between and Rock and a Hard Place
First: Sound/Animals --S1L1b.
All about earthworms
Second: Energy --S2P2a
A Shoebox of Sunshine
Third: Heat Energy - S3P1c
Fourth: Simple Machines – S4P3a
Force and Motion
Fifth: Matter and Changes -- S5P2a&c
Physical and Chemical Change
Kindergarten: Plants and animals -- GPSSKL2(b)
Garden Sensory Exploration
First: Plants --S1L1a.
Plants Plant Part Salad
Second: Life Cycles --S2L1c
Plant Life Cycle
Third: Pollution and Conservation -- S3L2a.
Food Roots and Routes
Fourth: Ecology -- S4L1b
School Garden Ecosystem Game
Fifth: Earth's Surface Features S5E1c
Soil, Don't Go!
2018-19 School Year
August - Fall School Garden Festival, GS Kick Off, Workdays
2017-18 School Year
August - Welcome back!
September - Green Schools
October - Make Room for Legumes
November - Food Systems and Meals in the Middle
December - Harvest
January - Looking for Farm to School Champions
February - Hydroponics
March - School Lunch Challenge and Garden Champs
April - Winners and Foodcorps Lessons
May - Plant Orders, Composting, Popsicles
2016-17 School Year
August - Welcome back!
September - Fall Harvest and Garden Workdays
October - Soil and Leaf it to Spinach
November - Pollinators and Squash
December - Water Conservation and Extension Pubs
January - Order your plants! Georgia farms.
February - New Extension Class Schedule
March - School Lunch Challenge
April - Plant sales
May - Summertime events
UGA Cooperative Extension Garden Resource Page
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
"What's On YOUR Plate" and Fed Up Movie and Curriculum (available for loan from KACCB)
Growing Minds (Lesson Plans and List of Books for the Garden)