“Mushroom and other Fungi” Grades 3, 4


Mushroom and Other Fungi is a literacy and science pack with an experiment. Language is pitched to this age level. Specialist words. Follow-on literacy tasks.


Mushroom and other Fungi

Mushroom and other Fungi is a 2-page literacy and science pack for Grade 3 and 4 students.  Introduction to fungi, some terms such as cap and gills, why fungi are important in the natural world, and fungi as germ-killers. Draw, label.  The practical work is a simple experiment growing mould on bread.

This external link is pitched at a suitable level for middle primary school children. It could be useful extension reading. http://microbemagic.ucc.ie/about_microbes/good_fungi.html