Are your students ready to learn about one of the most underappreciated wonders in nature? It’s time they take a closer look at something they see–and probably step on–every day. It’s the ordinary leaf, only this marvel isn’t ordinary at all, as we’ll soon see. Let’s dive into this FREE Leaf Terminology Vocabulary Copywork Notebook!
Many of the leaves we encounter in our everyday lives are quite small (though some tropical varieties grow large enough to be used to build shelters!). Their size doesn’t stop them from performing incredible process including photosynthesis and transpiration, though.
And did you know that there are compound leaves, simple leaves, palmate leaves, parallel leaves, and pinnate leaves to study? Not only that, but leaves come in various shapes such as heart-shaped, lanceolate, lobed, sinuate, and triangular.
They can include pigments such as chlorophyll, xanthophyll, carotene, and anthocyanins.
Plus, leaves can be made of many parts such as the blade, apex, margin, midrib, veins, petiole, stipule, and more.
In this unit, students look at twenty-eight terms related to leaves and copy them and their definitions onto the notebook pages. Each page of the copywork notebook is bordered with a geometrically-patterned border they can color if desired.
They key terms in this unit are:
- simple leaf
- compound leaf
- palmate leaf
- parallel leaf
- pinnate leaf
- reticulated venation
- leaf scar
Download this FREE vocabulary copywork notebook today and discover the incredible world of leaves!
Don’t miss these other great plant-related freebies, FREE Plant Terminology Copywork Notebook and FREE Ways Plants Move Guided Drawing!
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Bonnie Rose Hudson works as the Director of SchoolhouseTeachers.com, the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine®. Her heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her website WriteBonnieRose.com for homeschool and history curriculum, resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, ways you can write for the homeschool market, and to check out her newest release from JourneyForth, The Hidden Village, an early reader set in India.
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