Apples and Oranges - Links for Montessori Unit Study

Below, are links for a complete unit study on Apples and Oranges. These PreK and K-8 links will lead you to articles, hands-on activities and other exercises that are compatible with the Montessori classified reading cards, phonics, grammar, creative writing, science, social studies and other extensive lesson plans found in Montessori at Home, Modern Montessori at Home and Modern Montessori at Home II books.

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Montessori Classified Reading Cards and Other Aids to Learn About Orangs and Apples

Make Your Own Classified Reading Cards for PreK - Grade 5
Apple Parts - Classified Reading Card Activity
Parts of an Apple Blossom - Classified Reading Card Activity
Learn about the life cycle of an apple tree. Draw a diagram for your notebook. - Extension of Montessori's Classified Reading Cards for Elementary Students
Let's Study About the Cycle of a Flowering Plants and Trees - Extension of Montessori's Classified Reading Cards for Elementary Students

Sensory Exercises/Motor Development Involving the Study of Oranges and Apples

Let's Compare the Different Varieties of Oranges
Orange Peel Shape, Color, Size
Orange Peel Sensory Table
Apple Sensory Exercise

Practical Life Exercises Involving the Study of Oranges and Apples

Citrus Recipes for Kids
Apple Activities and Recipes
Apple Pizza
Apple Sauce Parfait by Montessori Teacher Kathy O'Reilly of Cooking with Children Can Be Easy
Old Fashioned Apple Crisp
Colonial Cooking - Apple Butter

Language Lesson Planning for Elementary and Middle Students

Language, Science and Social Studies Apple Unit Study for Middle Schoolers
Apple Vocabulary Bingo
A Bushel of Varieties Language and Math Enhancement Ideas
An Apple a Day Nutrition Enhancement Ideas
Literature Connection - William Tell, Isaac Newton

Science and Social Science Lesson Planning for Elementary and Middle Students

How to Make Apple Pie and See the World
Apple Parts - Extension Exercises
Parts of an Apple Blossom - Extension Exercises
Apple Growth Stages Card Mater
Apple Pests
Metamorphosis: Growth Stages of Insects
Map of United States for Major Apple Growing States Exercise
Apple Varieties Matrix
Apple Cell Density
Water in Apples Graph
The Historic Citrus Trail
The History of Apples

Art Lesson Planning for Elementary and Middle Students

Apple Prints - Art Extension
Apple Windows - Art Extension
Apple Mobiles - Art Extension
Salty Apples- Art Extension

Apple Collages - Art Extension
Fingerpaint Apples- Art Extension

Math Lesson Planning for Elementary and Middle Students

Citrus Math Extension - Word Problems and Graphing
It's Juice! Reading and Interpreting Graphs
Math Extension - Apple Comparisons Using Scales
Math Extension - Count and Graph the Apple Seeds
Math Extension - Apple Circumference
Apple Graph Sheet

Business Marketing Activities

How to Advertise and Market - An Apple Campaign
Label It, Sell It (Nutritional Labeling and Marketing

Additional Extension Exercises - Let's Write, Discuss and Talk About Apples and Oranges

More Fruits and Vegetables
Farmer's Market Nutrition Program in Spanish
Farmer's Market Shopping for Fruit
Farmer's Market Shopping for Fruit in Spanish
Farmer's Market Fruit and Vegetable Bargains
Farmer's Market Fruit and Vegetable Bargains in Spanish
Food for Thought - Newsletters in English and Spanish
Johnny Appleseed Sentence Strips for Book or Poster
Write Your Own Books - For K - 3rd Grade(Part I)
Write Your Own Books - For K - 3rd Grade (Part II)

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