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Our School Garden

3rd – 5th Grade 

Learning + Food Objectives:

Students will learn how food and the environment are interconnected while reading Our School Garden by Rick Swann and identifying how the author uses point of view and structure to convey ideas in the text.

Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts

Point of view and structure in literature

Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Lesson written in partnership with Readers to Eaters.

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