Publishing Our Field Guides

Today we completed our field guides for The South Bronx Schoolyard Garden and Outdoor Classroom.
These are the steps to making a field guides:
  1. Research the plants in the garden.
  2. Choose four leaves to put in your field guides.
  3. Draw a pencil sketch of the plant leaf. (Or you can even take a photograph of it!)
  4. Color your plant leaf sketch just like it looks in the garden.
  5. Write a description of the plant leaf.
  6. Glue the plant leaf sketch to the top of the leaf description.
  7. Make a front and back cover for your field guide.
  8. Put all your field guide's pages together with a ring.
  9. Explore and identify the plants. You can even add more leaves to your field guide!

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