Johnny Appleseed Teacher Resources
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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 English Language Arts
Enrich your Johnny Appleseed unit with the activities listed in this PowerPoint. This presentation outlines a detailed lesson plan for you to use in the classroom. Whether you are starting from scratch, or need a few ideas to fill up some spaces in your block plan, this slideshow provides activities across the curriculum including: Apple Math, Johnny Appleseed Song and Movie, Johnny Appleseed Science, and more!
1st English Language Arts
For those learning about Johnny Appleseed, this PowerPoint presents many wonderful activities across the curriculum. Activities in art, music, math, science, and literature are embedded in each of the slides. An excellent presentation that's packed with great ideas!
1st - 3rd Science
With hands-on activity suggestions, and informative diagrams and graphics relating to Johnny Appleseed, this resource provides a wonderful tool. While teachers will appreciate the fact that the activities are laid out in a comprehensive and easy-to-follow manner, students will love the suggestions which involve apple tasting and making apple sauce.
2nd Social Studies & History
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
An American Folktale - Johnny Appleseed (lesson 3 of 4)
Pupils examine how Johnny Appleseed is portrayed in folklore as compared to his real life. In this Johnny Appleseed lesson, students read a number of stories, complete a Venn diagram, learn how to use the word "apple", and make a flip book about Johnny Appleseed.
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Johnny Appleseed or John Chapman: Which Character is Your Favorite?
Learners 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
Learners investigate Johnny Appleseed. In this cross curriculum literacy and U.S. history lesson, students listen to Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellogg, and dictate important events in his life as the teacher writes them on index cards. A timeline is made using the cards, and the learners create their own timeline on the computer.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Johnny Appleseed Origami
Second graders make an origami Johnny Appleseed. In this geometry activity 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
Story Stretching: Tall Tales in North America
Students are introduced to tall tales. In this introductory tall tales unit, students explore the tall tales of Casey Jones and Johnny Appleseed. This unit includes many interdisciplinary lessons including graphing skills and geography.
K Visual & Performing Arts