Grouping Fruits and Vegetables

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Grade Level
Elementary School
Length of Time
1 hour

This lesson is on grouping fruits and vegetables.

This lesson is for fourth grade through fifth grade.


Students will learn:
The difference between fruits and vegetables

Materials Needed

The worksheet I have included in this lesson.
Pencils and Erasers


First, you will copy the worksheet so that each student will have a copy.

The worksheet consists of different kinds of fruits and vegetables. Students will put the fruits in one group and the vegetables in another group.

You will explain to the students how to group different words into categories. You can write different words on the board to illustrate categorizing.

You can also explain the difference between fruits and vegetables by showing them pictures of each kind.

After that, you will pass out the worksheets so the students can work on them independently.

When they have completed the worksheet, you will collect them.

Worksheet - Grouping Fruits and Vegetables

Directions: Group the following words into two groups: Fruits and Vegetables. There are 20 fruits and 20 vegetables.

1. Applesauce

2. Carrots

3. Peaches

4. Green Beans

5. Peas

6. Oranges

7. Celery

8. Grapes

9. Cucumbers

10. Pears

11. Potatoes

12. Grapefruit

13. French Fries

14. Pears

15. Tator Tots

16. Apples

17. Red Beans

18. Corn

19. Beets

20. Lettuce

21. Blueberries

22. Cabbage

23. Corn on the Cob

24. Raspberries

25. Cauliflower

26. Pineapple

27. Raisins

28. Green Peppers

29. Strawberries

30. Cantaloupe

31. Bananas

32. Cherries

33. Lima Beans

34. Cranberry Sauce

35. Apricots

36. Fruit Cocktail

37. Radishes

38. Watermelon

39. Plums

40. Onions Fruit Group Vegetable Group


You can grade them on the total number correct out of the total possible. You can also grade them on the correct spelling of each word.

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