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Orange Juice - From the Tree to the Glass

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Description: This is a set of activities designed to help second grade students understand the interrelationship between production and distribution and develop an appreciation for all of the many people who work hard to produce and distribute many items students may use on a daily basis. Standards 2.4 all, 3.5.1 and 3.5.2

Author: Linda M. Ricchiuti - CTAP Curriculum Specialist, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Office

Lesson ID: 788

Student Experimental Farm

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Description: Ever thought of being a farmer? See if it's the career for you by taking this virtual fieldtrip to The Student Experimental Farm at the University of California Davis. Learn geography by reading the maps to get there. Learn about farming after you arrive including how to prepare soils, how to plant, and how to harvest. For each part of the trip there are interesting activities to do. Standards 1.2.4 2.2.4, and 2.4.1


Lesson ID: 988

A New Coat for Anna

Description: This unit is designed as an cross-curricular study of A New Coat for Anna by Harriet Ziefert. This supplemental unit provides resources for students in first and second grade to understand how people acquire goods and services. More specifically, the children will learn about the process involved in making a coat, from sheep to clothing. Based on a true story, the book A New Coat for Anna follows Anna and her mother through their home town in post-World War Two Europe as they take the required steps to get a badly needed new winter coat for Anna even though money is in short supply. Standards 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 2.1.2, 2.4.2, and 2.4.3

Author: Pam McGregor, SCORE Language Arts

Lesson ID: 11

Abuela's Weave

Description: A Young Guatemalan girl and her grandmother weave some special creations and then make a trip to market. Learn about the difference between handmade and manufactured items. Standard 1.6.2, 2.4.2 and 2.1.2

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 20

Apple Picking Time

Description: Where does that juicy red apple in your lunch come from? What time of year are apples picked? Learn interesting things about geography and economics through this web activity and reading the book Apple Picking Time. Standards K.3, 1.6.2, and 2.4.1

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 91

Bananas-From Manolo to Margie

Description: This story makes learning economics fun as it follows a crop of bananas from a plantation in Honduras to the breakfast table of a child in the United States. Along the way the bananas are handled by many workers and carried on different forms of transportation. This kind of product is one of the many that would be found at the port of Los Angeles. The Chiquita links in the lesson are dead and can be replaced by Standards 1.6.2, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, and 3.5.2

Author: Barbara S. Yingling

Lesson ID: 119

Big Green Pocketbook

Description: Join a young girl and her mother as they make a bus trip to town to do errands. They visit shops and businesses and stop for ice cream at the soda shop. Along the way, the little girl puts treasures into her big green pocketbook. Learn the difference between goods and services and the importance of saving in this basic economics lesson. Standards 1.6.1, 1.6.2, and 2.4.3

Author: Barbara Yingling

Lesson ID: 140

Building a House

Description: In this teacher directed lesson, students will read and act out the Three Little Pigs and learn the process of building by naming materials and general steps in constructing a building. The music connection is "This Is the Way to Build a House" Standards K.3 and 1.6.2

Author: School to Work

Lesson ID: 169

Chocolate Peas or Chocolate Chicken?

Description: Using the poem Charlie's Chocolate Choices students identify all of the options Charlie had for creating creatures from chocolate. Then they describe his opportunity costs of his decision as what has been given up. Standard 2.4.3

Author: Lesson Plans

Lesson ID: 214


Description: This is a set of resources, quizzes and games to support young children in learning about farms and farm animals. Part of the site is in Spanish. There is an activity book with coloring pages related to conservation. Standards K.3, 1.6.2, and 2.4.1

Author: US Department of Agriculture

Lesson ID: 398

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