USA ENGLISH version. CCSS included on each worksheet.
My Farm Adventure is a fun thematic unit for all Very Busy Teachers of Grades 3-4.
This unit contains 41 pages and consists of the following worksheets and activities.
* Spelling Word List - (L.3.2e, L.4.2d)
* Word Sort - Student Directions: Look at each word on your spelling list. Think about the type of word it is. Write it in the correct box. Check your spelling! Students will sort words into Action Verb, Noun –Place, Noun-Thing, Noun- Idea. (L.3.1a, L.4.1)
* My Farm Adventure Word Search – (L.3.2e, L.4.2d)
* Parts Puzzle - Students are given a riddle to solve using the following directions: Look at the word parts in the box. Use the parts to build words from your spelling list. The left over parts will spell out the solution to the riddle. (L.3.2e, L.4.2d)
* Dictionary Dig - Student will use a print or online dictionary to look up each of the given farm words. They will then complete the table giving the number of syllables, part of speech and meaning. (L.3.4d, L.4.4c)
* Haymaker Headline - Students are provided with two boxes of farm words and they are to choose one word from each box. They are then asked to write a sentence using both words and make their sentence sound like an exciting news headline using each word once. (L.3.1g, L.4.1a, L.4.1c)
* Fun Food Groups - This worksheet provides students with colourful pictures of farm produce. They are aske to cut out the pictures of crops and livestock. Sort the pictures into the crates according to food groups. Give each group a name.
* My Farm Adventure Workbook for a Research Project - This activity booklet is ideal if you have the opportunity to take your students on an excursion to a farm. Otherwise it may be used as a research project where students are asked to choose three produce or livestock examples; draw and illustration or each, they will then provide information on what they are used for, how it is cultivated and how it is harvested. (W.3.8, W.4.8)
* Reading - The following two tales are provided - “Working for a Prize” from The Tale of the Muley Cow by Arthur Scott Bailey and “The Friendly Scarecrow” from The Tale of the Muley Cow by Arthur Scott Bailey taken from Gutenberg. (RL.3.10, RL.4.10)
* Venn Diagram - After Reading “Working for a Prize” and “The Friendly Scarecrow” Students will find words from the stories that describe the Muley Cow. They will then write the words in the Venn Diagram where they belong. They may also add some words of your own. (RL.3.9, RL.4.9)
* Multiple Choice - Having read the story “Working for a Prize” Students are given multiple choice questions and asked to circle the best answer. (RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
* Multiple Choice - Having read the story “The Friendly Scarecrow” Students are given multiple choice questions and asked to circle the best answer. (RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.4.1, RL.4.3)
* Word Meaning - Students are asked to read the given passages from The Tale of the Muley Cow; think about the meaning of each underlined word and circle the answer that best defines the underlined word. (RL.3.4, L.3.4a, RL.4.4, L.4.4a)
* A Day at the Farm - Students will plan a real or imaginary story about a day at a farm. Complete each section of the organizer provided, then use the ideas to write your story on a separate piece of paper. (W.3.3, W.4.3)
* My Life as a Farmer - Students will imagined they are a farmer. They are then asked to tell all about their typical day. Include details about the kind of crops or livestock they raise, the work they do, tools they use, and problems they need to solve. (W.3.2, W.4.2)
* Raising Livestock for Food - Many farms raise livestock for food. Some people feel that this is wrong, and have chosen to become vegetarians (people who don’t eat meat). Students are asked what is their opinion on this topic? Is it right or wrong to raise animals for food? They will provide and explanation of their opinion. Use the words because, therefore, since, in addition, and for example to connect their ideas. (W.3.1, W.4.1)
* On the Farm from A to Z - Students will write a farm word for each letter of the alphabet. For a challenge, they may write two words that go together, like “friendly farmer.”
* My Farm Adventure – Cultivation - Students are provided with a riddle. They then read each statement below it. Decide whether it describes the typical cultivation of plants, animals, or both. Circle the letter in the correct column. They then unscramble the circled letters to solve the riddle.
* From Harvest to Table - Restaurants get food from stores. Stores get the food from factories. Factories get the food from farms! Student are asked where do each of the provided menu items come from? The will read each menu item and tell where each of the foods came from on a farm.
* Harvest Time Math - Problem solving questions. (3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.D.8, 4.OA.A.3)
* My Farm Adventure Bar Graph - Students will use the provided data to make a bar graph. They will give the graph a title, scale, and labels and use the information to answer the questions. (3.MD.B.3)
All relevant answer keys are included.
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