Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Johnny Appleseed Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterMarch 11, 2008


Today is “Johnny Appleseed Day.” Read more about him here: http://www.ohioapples.org/pdf/johnny_appleseed.pdf

Writing Prompt

Describe in writing what an apple looks and feels like. Use similes.
• smooth as ... nice leather• shiny as ... a polished car.


Learn more about apples here: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/apples/edu-introduction.html

Then answer the questions below:

1. What state grows the most apples?
2. Who planted the first apple trees in the United States?
3. What was Johnny Appleseed’s real name?
4. What is the science of apple growing called?
5. When are apple crops harvested?


Learn about the life cycle of apple trees here: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/apples/edu-projects_4B.html

Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!


For more Free Homeschool Lesson Plans

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeschoolteacherlessonplansKto3/ (k-3)

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschoolteacherlessonplans/ (4-8)

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