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‘Til the Cows Come Home

Jodi Icenoggle

The author lassos a traditional Jewish folktale, "The Button Story", sets it in the American West, and rigs it up with tongue-tingling cowboy language to create an engaging story.

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This kit accompanies the ‘Til the Cows Come Home Literacy Project. The Ag Tag Matching Game links commodities to their many by-products and shows how even “waste” materials can be made into something useful. Click here for the lesson plan. If you would like the book, please check it out separately. This whole kit needs to be returned. 

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Help students learn about agricultural careers through this fun, hands-on lesson.  Students will learn that agriculture is much more than farming, and they will also learn all the steps their food takes to get from farm to table!  This kit goes perfectly with the book Before We Eat: From Farm to Table and was featured in the 2016 Literacy Project. Please check the book out separately. This kit needs to be returned.

Includes:

  • 6 F’s of Agriculture Bags
  • 44 Career Cards
  • Lesson Plan

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Apples to Oregon

Deborah Hopkinson

This book is based on the true story of Henderson Luelling, who in 1837 brought his family of ten, plus 700 of his best fruit trees and berry bushes, over the Oregon Trail to the Portland area. His was the first nursery in the state. A great way for teacher’s to celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday. The companion book to the Growing Bracelets lesson plan and the Growing Bracelets Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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Before We Eat: From Farm to Table

Pat Brisson, Mary Azarian

Before we eat, many people must work very hard―planting grain, catching fish, tending animals, and filling crates. In this book, readers find out what must happen before food can get to our table to nourish our bodies and spirits. The companion for this book is the Agricultural Networking Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

Featured as the 2016 Literacy Project book.

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This hands-on activity helps students understand that before an item ever leaves a factory, or enters a store, it began as a resource or product in the natural world – most likely agriculture. Kit includes lesson, brown paper bags, and cards for matching with the bags. Click here for the lesson. For grades K-3, pair this activity with the Eric Carle book Pancakes, Pancakes! This kit needs to be returned. 

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The Beeman is a sweet story of a boy and his grandfather who is a beekeeper. The story teaches students about the amazing  and complex life of bees, how they help pollinate plants, and how honey is collected by beekeepers for us to eat. This kit allows students to “become” bees and pollinate different Oregon crops. Click here for the lesson plan. Please check out the book separately.

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Students learn about the five food groups and what Oregon grown foods fit into each group. This lesson makes a local connection to good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. The lesson goes with the Literacy Project book, Who Grew My Soup? This kit comes with everything that students need. Click here for the lesson. Please check the book out separately.

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This kit pairs with the Apples to Oregon book. After reading the book, students learn what a plant need to grow and thrive, represented by a growing bracelet; each different colored bead is what a plant needs to live, and pipe-cleaner is the plant. Click here for the lesson plan. Please check the book out separately. This kit includes one pipe-cleaner and six different colored beads per student.

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The Tree Farmer

Chuck Leavell

A Grandson confronts his Grandfather, a tree farmer, about how he can grow trees with so much love and care, only to cut them down. But as they walk together through the trees, they discover the majesty of the forest and enjoy the life journey of each tree. The Tree Farmer takes young readers on a magical journey through the forest, in a tale of the gifts of trees and our responsibility to care for trees, generation to generation. The companion book to The Gift of Trees lesson plan and The Gift of Trees Kit. Please check the kit out separately from the book.