Lesson 3. Harvest Calendar (Page 17)
- Students will examine the tasks a farmer does on the farm during each month
- Students will differentiate between growing and harvest seasons
- Students will identify the annual cycles of work on a farm
- Students will list foods that are grown in and available for each season. (Nutrition through the seasons).
- Students will explain the importance of following Nutrition through the Seasons and connect to the impact on the environment.
- Students will expand on previous knowledge and list two main macro and micro nutrients found in foods. Compare answers with another Student.(students will list and describe the five vegetable subgroups)
Core Curriculum Standards
Reading Standards for Informational Text: (RI)
- 1.1- 6.1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
- 1.2- 6.2: Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
- 1.3- 6.3: Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
- 1.7- 6.7: Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
Reading Standards: Foundational Skills: (RF)
- 1.4- 6.4: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
Writing Standards: (W)
- 1.2-6.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Speaking and Listening Standards: (SL)
- 1.4- 6.4: Report on a topic or text, or present an opinion.
- 1.1- 6.1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Language Standards: (L)
- 1.1-6.1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Next Generation Science Standards: (NGSS)
- 4-LS1-2: Use a model to describe that animals receive different types of information through their senses, process the information in their brain, and respond to the information in different ways.
- MS-LS1-5: Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.
- 3-LS3-2: Use evidence to support the explanation that traits can be influenced by the environment.
- 2-PS1-1: Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
- 5-PS1-3: Make observations and measurements to identify materials based on their properties.
- 5-PS3-1: Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.