Project Hoofbeat: Incorporating the Horse in the Classroom:

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It's all about horses in this cross-curricular packet that includes everything equine from United States horse history, breeds, grooming tools, and plenty of new vocabulary terms. Split into 11 lessons, learners complete crossword puzzles, measure each other in hands, examine famous horse riders like Paul Revere, and consider different jobs with horses they might be interested in. All worksheets and answer keys are provided!

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Instructional Ideas

  • If you don't have horses at the ready on campus (who does?), consider arranging a stable visit where learners can put their new skills to use
Classroom Considerations

  • The focus of the lesson is on horses in Virginia, but it can easily be used in any classroom
Pros

  • Fun activities with information text will promote retention
  • A lot of background information and timelines for you to reference
Cons

  • None