Y6 The Four Common Plant Groups

Pupils learn that their are four basic plant groups and that these include, mosses/liverworts, ferns/horsetails, conifers, flowering plants. Pupils also learn how to identify and group these plants.

Learning Objectives:

  • PoS - describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals
  • NaG - pupils should build on their learning about grouping living things in Year 4 by looking at the classification system in more detail
  • WS - pupils might work scientifically by: devising classification systems and keys to identify some animals and plants in the immediate environment

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