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What do farmers do? Introduce young agriculturists to this booming industry in a fun way, incorporating multiple studies and learning styles. Scholars read (or listen to) a brief informational text about the role of American farmers, specifically in Oklahoma.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Bill Pickett, Bulldoggin' Cowboy
Who was Bill Picket? Interested readers work through an informational passage to find out about a famous "bulldogger" from the old West. They answer several reading comprehension questions and use a seven step process to decode new vocabulary words.
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Red Dirt Groundbreakers
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a research paper, creating a wanted poster, and working on an Oklahoma map.
3rd - 8th Science
Oklahoma! The Cultural Myth of America
Learners explore cultural myths in America by collecting images and characteristics of stereotypical Americans. They read a primary source document, discussing the views of the author in class. Next, they compare the terms used to describe Americans in the document to their list with Venn Diagram.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Agriculture It Doesn't Just Happen
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service (key vocabulary words are pre-selected and defined), learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state (included) with relevant areas.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Oklahoma's Berry Best
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The instructional activity is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Designed
A Handy Measure
Hold your horses! Young learners discover the history behind measuring the height of horses "by hands." They also study the history of Oklahoma, and how horses played such an important role in settling the state. An excellent worksheet which invites them to measure a horse using the hands method is present.
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Designed
Travel Time! (Oklahoma)
In this tourism worksheet, students read a one page information text about key places to visit in Oklahoma. Students plan a trip to this state by using a road map, listing places to visit and completing ten other activities that pertain to travel in Oklahoma.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
The Sound of Oklahoma's History
Learners will research what life in Oklahoma was like prior to and after the Oklahoma Land Run. They'll examine photographs and paintings that show Oklahoma before and after the land run, then they'll draw their own representations of the images they've examined.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Oklahoma Dust Bowl
Did you know the Dust Bowl caused the largest migration in American history? That 500,000 people were made homeless? That 200,000 of those people migrated to California where they faced "Anti-Okie" laws? Here's an image and information-rich, student-produced presentation that could be used to launch a study of the Oklahoma Dust Bowl, as background for The Grapes of Wrath, or as a presentation model for class critique.
9th - 12th English Language Arts