Lesson Plan

Parts of a Tree

What's so great about a tree? With this lesson, your students will be able to find out by exploring the benefits of trees through a beautiful story, catchy song and fun drawing activity.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and label the parts of a tree.


(5 minutes)
All About TreesHow to Draw a Tree
  • Gather your students where they can see you.
  • Show them the cover of A Tree is Nice by Janice May Udry
  • Read the title and invite your students to describe the cover.
  • Ask your students to think of why the author thinks “a tree is nice.”
  • Tell your students to pay close attention to the different parts of a tree mentioned in the story.