When the soil is ready for planting, the farmer uses a grain drill to plant the wheat seeds. The last lesson in the unit is actually on point of view. Encourage the students to place about 5 seeds around the sides of the cup to allow for observation of the germination process and root growth. The wheat seeds are then transported to a mill to be ground into flour. Little Red Hen Learning Activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
The hen has a tail, wings, a comb, wattle, and webbed feet. Join today and dramatically reduce your planning time while delivering fresh, innovative drama lessons to your students! This creates some discussion to make sure the students understand. Cut Action Action involved in growing the wheat. Mouse Bead and bread ties A mouse has whiskers on its face. Copy the front cover of several different Little Red Hen books.
Garden Green pipe cleaners in rows Gardens are planted in rows. Then students discuss the point of view of the Little Red Hen. Two sheets are included, a three part and a four part story sequencing sheet to meet the needs of your students. I ask the class if they have ever thought about how a story might be different if it was told by one of the characters instead of a narrator. You can access for free download. For more support, explore our to further enhance your lesson and unit-creation skills.
Offstage Players Said the Cat! Hard-red winter wheat and hard-red spring wheat are the most popular types of wheat in the United States. Include a bin of wheat seeds, wheat stalks, a bin of wheat flour, characters from The Little Red Hen, and clay to represent the bread dough. Custom harvesters take their combines across the country during the wheat harvest, going from farm to farm cutting wheat. Winter wheat is harvested in May, June, and July. Flour is used to make many different food products. These types of wheat have less protein.
Then comes helping the students understand the characters perspective, their feelings. Plant Action Action involved in growing the wheat. Explain to the students that plants need water, but too much water can be harmful. The class signals thumbs up or down to agree or disagree. To harvest the seeds, the wheat must be cut, threshed, and winnowed. We can put the cups by the window for light from the sun.
The script is four pages long and can run up to ten minutes. Offstage Players Said the Lamb! Use our to guide you through the process of writing your own activities, lessons, and units. I show the students a model of a letter I wrote to a person who works at our local newspaper about from the point of view of one of the characters. The story teaches lessons about working hard, helping others, staying active, and the importance of earning. My students listen to the story as I read. As an early childhood trainer, I have spoken to thousands of teachers in person at popular early childhood conferences such as Frog Street Splash, I Teach K! Wheat Object Main object in the story.
Next, she harvested the wheat. You can cut yellow construction paper into strips and bundle the strips to create wheat props. Unlike any other plant-derived food, wheat contains gluten protein that causes leavened dough to rise, forming very small gas cells that hold carbon dioxide during fermentation. Compare and Contrast Materials: copies of the front of several different Little Red Hen stories, glue stick, chart paper, markers. So, we are predicting how the story would change by analyzing the character's perspective.
Reviewing the steps in the story, plant the seeds, water the seeds, etc. These pre-K lesson plans may be adapted for use at other grade levels but are most effective when integrated into a coherent and cumulative. I have to roll in the mud! To prepare the soil for planting wheat, a farmer drives a tractor that pulls a plow through the fields. I knew this would be an important concept to review because a student may have never heard of or know what a hoe is, whereas they may be familiar with a shovel. Explain that inside the head of the wheat plant are wheat seeds, just like the seeds they planted in Activity 2.