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The Artistic Arrangement

This booklet explores ag-related careers and is part of the My Little Ag Me book series from My American Farm and Feeding Minds Press. The idea behind the stories is to create curiosity around the highlighted careers and thought processes professionals use to complete their work.  This book explores the careers of plant scientist and ag journalist. You can also download for free here: http://myamericanfarm.org/classroom/ecomics/books

Lincoln Clears A Path

President Lincoln cleared a path to better farming, improved transportation, accessible education, and most importantly, freedom. Author Peggy Thomas uncovers Abraham Lincoln's passion for agriculture and his country while illustrator Stacy Innerst cleverly provides a clear look as President Lincoln strives for positive change.

Career Curriculum Guide

Curriculum for 6th through 8th graders all about the diverse careers in agriculture.

Bid or Bust: The Auction Experience |  6th - 8th Grade Lesson Plan

Objectives

1. Learners will understand the role and responsibilities of an auctioneer.

2. Learners will experience how an auction works.

3. Learners will learn about people involved in auctions: bidders, buyers, sellers, and attendees.

 

Standards

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.NS.C.7. Understand ordering and absolute value of rational numbers.

• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6-8.1. Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.

• CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.6-8.6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.

International Lineup

 Draw a line to connect each capital with the correct country and continent. Check out this example.

Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Content Packet

Use this guide to gain background and contextual understanding of the Farm to Food Truck Challenge!

Farm to Food Truck Challenge - Student Guide

Use this resource with your students as they participate in the Farm to Food Truck Purple Plow Challenge!

Researching International Ag Production | Lesson

Develop and deliver a brief presentation with visual aid on one of 8 international countries’ agriculture production

My Little Ag Me | Volunteer Guide

This provides a framework to guide you through sharing My Little Ag Me in a classroom setting.

My Little Ag Me Books & Video Educator’s Guide

Here are a few ideas on how to use My Little Ag Me Books & Career Challenge Videos in the classroom or at home

Living Plant Necklace | Activity Sheet

This is an activity that is fun to do at home with your family. American farmers and ranchers work hard each day to take care of the land, so they can provide food, fiber and natural resources to people like you and me - all over the world! With this fun activity, you will have a chance to create your own miniature farm in a necklace.

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