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9 resources with the concept community gardens

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Creating a Rain Garden

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Use this series of lessons to empower your gardeners to plan for, design, and implement a rain garden on campus! From planning water flow and calculating volume to acting in an interpretive play where they become plants, learners will be...
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How Does Your Garden Grow?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Seventy thousand different types of soil exist in the United States alone. Young scientists learn about the importance of soil to the food supply. They test soil for a variety of factors and determine the best place to set up a community...
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Writing Informational Text: Community and School Gardens

For Students 2nd Standards
Two informational texts feature community gardens of the past and present and how seeds grow. Scholars read, discuss what they have read, complete a timeline, define words, and compose a brief essay about the texts' main idea.
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Human Rights and Service Learning (Part 1)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What better way is there to teach about human rights than by seeing them firsthand? Introduce your class or club to the spirit of service through a myriad of service project ideas. First in a series of human rights instructional...
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Seedfolks Q & A Journal

For Students 6th - 8th
Enrich your study of Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman by pairing it with a journal. The journal is made up of questions that correspond with each part of the story. As they read, pupils can respond to the questions. Great for a homework or...
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Community Gardens and Propaganda Posters

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research community gardens. In this community garden lesson, students discover the history of community gardens and assess the benefits of locally grown food. Students create propaganda posters aimed at inviting discussions...
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Preparing the Soil

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students read Seedfolks and discuss the characters in the story and consider their actions that led to a community garden. Students journal about their...
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Preparing and Planting the Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners prepare to build and plant a garden. In this service learning lesson, students take all the necessary steps to prepare a community garden for planting and reflect on the experience.
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Developing Supporting Ideas: A Garden Grows in Brooklyn

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a plan for a community garden.  In this community garden lesson, students watch "A Garden Grows in Brooklyn" and discuss three reasons that the garden is important and how it is supported by people in the neighborhood. ...