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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 Language Arts 19 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 4 Views 15 Downloads
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 29 Views 37 Downloads 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 10 Views 222 Downloads
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 Language Arts 17 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Oklahoma's Berry Best
Ask your learners to complete activities related to Oklahoma's agriculture, berries in particular. The lesson is cross-curricular and has class members investigate an article about berries, write an acrostic poem, and discuss new vocabulary.
2nd - 5th Science 22 Views 72 Downloads 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 5 Views 47 Downloads CCSS: Designed
I Believe In Oklahoma Agriculture
Students explore agriculture in Oklahoma. For this language arts lesson, students read about and discuss the affect of agriculture on the economy. Students complete a web quest and create a poster about Oklahoma agriculture.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Looking for a presentation on tornadoes, and the area of our country known as "Tornado Alley?" Then, this presentation is for you! Students analyze data and answer questions related to the maps of Oklahoma and tracking data for tornadoes in 2003.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 8 Views 55 Downloads
Adding Music to Oklahoma History
To better understand Oklahoma state history, learners will use a website to find a song that supports or represents aspects of Oklahoma's history. They'll write three sentences defending their choice, and then they will create single-scene tableaus with their music selection playing in the background.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 11 Downloads
Oh, the Regions
Focus on the geography of Oklahoma. In this activity, learners compare different geographic regions in Oklahoma, create a collage to share their results, and identify important landforms throughout the United States, such as the Rocky Mountains.
2nd - 3rd Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
A Tough Nut to Crack
Children, based on a set of criteria, evaluate the quality of pecans. They research recorded history of pecan trees as well as how their seeds moved across western Missouri into southeastern Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Mexico. In addition, in groups they complete a worksheet, weigh and measure pecans.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 34 Downloads 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 12 Views 79 Downloads
Oklahoma Ag in the Classroom: Watermelon
Students complete explore what the watermelon means to Oklahoma. In this Oklahoma agriculture lesson, students create a watermelon boat, make watermelon pops, then discuss facts about the history of the Oklahoma watermelon.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 1 Download
By the Pound
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various farmer-produced products.
3rd - 8th Math 5 Views 66 Downloads