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Students complete activities related to food production and distribution. In this agriculture lesson plan, students read and discuss the crops grown in Iowa and Wisconsin and the ways the crops are used. They complete activities related to the crops and their processing and distribution.
Students investigate local history. In this research skills instructional activity, students examine historic landmarks, tax records, fire maps, town plans, historic photographs, newspapers, and other primary sources to learn about local communities in the Iowa Territory. Students use the information they gather to create community profiles and histories.
Students investigate diversity. In this diversity lesson plan, students look at a variety of apples in order to compare and contrast their physical characteristics. They apply the concept to people by listing how people are the same and different. They listen to a reading of People by Peter Spier and make an associate bulletin board.
Students explore the graffiti paintings of Paco Rosic and recognize that his artworks were designed to please himself. Your class are led to identify the techniques in Paco Rosic's paintings and create graffiti art. There is material and opportunity for debate here about graffiti and its social impact. Resources provided will help inspire debate about inspiration and peceptions of certain non-traditional art forms