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First graders will love the (mostly-true) story of Johnny Appleseed! This presentation will enable them to take a closer look into his life. They will chart what they already know about Johnny Appleseed and what they would like to know. Additionally, they compare past and present through reading and discussions about this famous figure from America's past.
1st Language Arts 15 Views 50 Downloads
Johnny Appleseed or John Chapman: Which Character is Your Favorite?
Students study the life of John Chapman and compare it with the fictional character, Johnny Appleseed. Students listen to books about Johnny Appleseed, and watch a video and PowerPoint if available. They make a KWL chart, make an online Venn diagram, and make a timeline using software.
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 47 Downloads
Johnny Appleseed Origami
Second graders make an origami Johnny Appleseed. In this geometry lesson students follow folding instructions. They find different geometric shapes while they are folding. They create Johnny Appleseed's body and attach a face and hands as well as apples and shoes.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Johnny Appleseed Walkabout
Second graders calculate mileage for a journey. In this place value and measurement lesson, 2nd graders read Johnny Appleseed, work in groups to locate his birthplace on a map, locate the other states he stopped in, and measure the distance between each stop.
2nd Math 6 Views 42 Downloads
Johnny Appleseed's Westward Journey
Young scholars listen to the book, JOHNNY APPLESEED focusing on the directions that he traveled within the United States. They discuss Johnny Appleseed's westward travels locating the westward direction on the map and also answer questions using hand signals for the four cardinal directions.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 32 Downloads
Johnny Appleseed Library Research
First graders are introduced to various resources in the library. To find information about Johnny Appleseed, they explore these resources in the library to find answers to student generated fact and fiction questions about him.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Go, Johnny, Go!
Students become familiar with the story of Johnny Appleseed by reading, singing and creating a Johnny Appleseed hat. In this Johnny Appleseed instructional activity, students understand that Johnny Appleseed was a philanthropist and gave unselfishly of himself.
K - 2nd Language Arts 10 Views 29 Downloads
An Apple a Day
Students estimate the number of apples in a bushel basket and complete center activities. In this estimation and number sense lesson based on the theme of Johnny Appleseed, students read about Johnny Appleseed, then estimate and count apples in a basket and solve math problems based on apples.
3rd - 6th Math 10 Views 53 Downloads