Grade: 1st

01 Mar 2021

Fall Harvest/Spring Blooms

September-October & April-May

Both Spring and Fall have a lot to offer on a farm!  Come explore the wonders of these two seasons of transition.

Standards:

  • Ohio
    • 1.LS.2: Living things survive only in environments that meet their needs.
  • NGSS
    • 1-LS3-1. Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.
    • 1-ESS1-2. Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Vocabulary:

Season, living, observation, parent, offspring, daylight, spring, fall, harvest, bloom

01 Mar 2021

Power of the Sun

August – June

The sun, and it’s energy, is essential to many of the living things on a farm and may even influence more than first meets the eye!  While spending time in our Greenhouse, we will see first hand the sun at work.

Standards:

  • Ohio
    • 1.ESS.1: The sun is the principal source of energy.
  • NGSS
    • 1-ESS1-2. Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.
    • 1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Vocabulary:

Sun, energy, greenhouse, daylight, observation

01 Mar 2021

Needs of Living Things on the Farm

August – June

All living things have basic needs.  Come discover what it takes to nurture the organisms big and small around the farm.

Standards:

  • Ohio
    • 1.LS.1 Living things have basic needs, which are met by obtaining materials from the physical environment.
  • NGSS
    • 1-LS1-1. Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.1.LS.1 Living things have basic needs, which are met by obtaining materials from the physical environment.

Vocabulary:

Living, nonliving, adaptations, habitat

01 Mar 2021

Collaborative Storytelling

August-June

Work together to share stories through art and music.

Standards:

  • MU.7PR Demonstrate audience behavior appropriate for the context and style of music performed
  • MU.2RE Describe how music communicates feelings, moods, images and meaning
  • 1.Government.9 Collaboration requires group members to respect the rights and opinions of others.
  • RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
  • SL.1.1 Participate in collaborative conversations about grade 1 topics and texts with diverse partners in small and larger groups.

Vocabulary:

Theme, music, mood, collaboration, character, setting, compose