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Students use the visual representation of a web to explore the role of agriculture in their daily lives and understand how most of the necessities of life can be traced back to the farm. This kit includes: six student kits with cards and string, and a copy of the Right this Very Minute book. This kit does not need to be returned. 

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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.

Back in the 1830s, a young blacksmith from Vermont, made his mark on American history. John Deere, That’s Who! is the story of John Deere and his development of the steel plow. Beautiful illustrations accompany the fun text and bring the story of this remarkable innovator to life. This kit allows students to be agricultural inventors themselves! Click here for the lesson plan.

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This Kit Includes:

Invention cards, craft sticks, binder clips, clothespins, and a paper lesson plan.

Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you. This lesson is designed for groups of 4-6 students.

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This is a Spanish kit. Back in the 1830s, a young blacksmith from Vermont, made his mark on American history. John Deere, That’s Who! is the story of John Deere and his development of the steel plow. Beautiful illustrations accompany the fun text and bring the story of this remarkable innovator to life. This kit allows students to be agricultural inventors themselves! Click here for the lesson plan.

This kit does not need to be returned.

Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you.

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 does not need to be returned. 

This Kit Includes:

6 F’s of agriculture bags, 44 career cards, and a paper lesson plan

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This Spanish kit will 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 does not need to be returned. 

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

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Allison Investigates

Colette Omans Nicoletta

This fun previous literacy project book follows Allison the kid myth buster. She is always very curious and full of questions. Her dad likes to make her think, and always tells her that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. One morning, she sets off on an investigation to discover the truth for herself. Filled with cows, farms, and fun, this book helps readers to discover how milk gets from cows to you. This book needs to be returned. 

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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. The companion book to the Growing Bracelets lesson plan and the Growing Bracelets Kit. Please check the kit out separately. This book needs to be returned. 

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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. This book will need to be returned.

Featured as the 2016 Literacy Project book.

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 does not need to be returned. 

This Kit Includes:

Breakfast food cards, paper bags labeled farm, factory, store, and earth, and a paper lesson plan

Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you.

 

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