Problems Facing Agriculture
Fourth graders examine the conflicts over land ownership and water in the second half of the 1800s in California. They write a criticism about the problems that farmers faced, and work in pairs to define key vocabulary terms.
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Children in the Fields: The Life of the Hispanic Child Laborer During California's Agriculture Explosion
Fourth graders examine the agriculture explosion in California in the late 1800's to the early 1930's. They analyze primary source material putting themselves into the shoes of a child laborer. They also gain an understanding of...
Fun Faces of Wisconsin Agriculture: Berry Bunch's Strawberry Fast Facts
Students use facts about strawberry production in Wisconsin to complete math and art activities. In this strawberry production lesson, students read about strawberry production in the state of Wisconsin. They answer math word problems...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History
Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
On This Day With Lewis and Clark
Young scholars research the exploration journeys of Lewis and Clark. They read excerpts from the Lewis and Clark journals to trace the route the explorer's followed and then identify some of dangers they faced and discoveries they made.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History