Circling Citrus is a fun activity for students to learn about Florida Citrus. The activity also helps students understand fractions.
Objectives: The student will be able to:
- Recall facts about citrus.
- Use knowledge of fractions to divide a circle into eighths.
STEP ONE: Gather supplies: Orange plate, orange sheet of construction paper, printed template (including stem cut-out and circle divided into eighths), pens/pencils, scissors, brad, and the list of Florida citrus facts (in downloads above).
STEP TWO: Cut out the printed circle and trace onto orange construction paper.Then cut the construction paper out.
STEP THREE: Copy the citrus facts into the circle. One fact in each section.
STEP FOUR: Glue facts onto the paper plate.
STEP FIVE: Cut out an eighth from the orange construction paper. Then place on top of facts on the paper plate and attach it using a brad.
STEP SIX: Color the printed stem green and cut it out using the scissors.
STEP SEVEN: Glue the stem onto the plate.
STEP SEVEN: Final product. Now students can turn their citrus spinner and read the citrus facts.