Free At Home Educational Activities About Agriculture: Week 1
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Looking for more at home lessons for K-12? Search our online Ag Lit Catalog.
1. K-12 English (listening and comprehension) and Science (how things grow)
Watch this video of author Lisl Detlefsen reading her book, Right This Very Minute!
After reading the book, ask kids which farm was their favorite and why.
2. K-2 English/Literacy/Comprehension
“A Visit to the Strawberry Patch” lesson, a line-by-line story activity, from the Right This Very Minute Educator’s Guide.
3. K-2 Science
Do the “From Start to Finish” Product Matching activity—another lesson from the Right This Very Minute Educator’s Guide.
After you finish the worksheet, take a tour of your kitchen—where do the foods in your home come from?
4. Grades 3-5 Geography and Science
Play the My American Farm game: Ag Across America
After playing the game have your kids research what grows in your state! What is in season right now?
5. Grades 4-6 English Reading and Writing
Read this sustainability blog post.
After your kids read the blog, have them think of a way they can reduce food waste in your own home! Have them write a paragraph describing their idea.
6. K-12 Science
Watch the “How do Cranberries Grow?” video.
Before you watch the video ask “how do you think cranberries grow?” Then watch the video to see if they were right!
Check back next week for more at home activity suggestions!