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Our School Garden

6th – 8th Grade 

Learning + Food Objectives:
Students will learn how food and the environment are interconnected while reading Our School Garden by Rick Swann by writing a page of a book explaining what a garden needs in order to produce plants for food.

Common Core Standards:
Common Core English Language Arts

Reading: Author’s Purpose

Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Lesson written in partnership with Readers to Eaters.

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