Down on the Farm
This Topic Mini-Research & Literature Web Page was developed for Mrs. Freeman's Kindergarten Class at Lake Park Elementary School
Designed By Jenni Edmonds, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher
you like to drink milk? Do you know what animal it comes from? If you
read the Story of Milk
you can learn how milk makes its way from the farm to your fridge.
farm animal makes a different noise. Do you know what noise a pig
makes? What about a cow? Go and visit the farm animals on this
site to find out what noise each animal makes.
| Have you ever been to a farm? At Barnyard
Palace you can see what a farm would look like if you were flying
above it. You can also visit the different animals, like the
horses, to learn how to take care of them. What does a horse eat?
|Chickens are very important to
farmers. Do you know that they are used for? If you don't know, just
Joe and let him tell you some fun facts about chickens.
|Future Farmers of America
Now that you know about different farm animals, you are going to pretend that you are a farmer. You just bought a farm and have to pick out what animals you want to have on it. You will draw a picture of your first and favorite farm animal. Then you will write three sentences about that animal. When you finish, Ms. Edmonds is going to display your pictures on the internet so that everyone can see what animal you chose.
|Future Farmer Steps:
1.) Go to Farm Animals to identify the different farm animals.
2.) Pick the animal that you want to buy for your farm.
3.) Draw a picture of your animal.
4.) Write three sentences about your animal.
Here are some examples of sentences that you may want to write:
6.) Turn in your papers to Ms. Edmonds.
Topic Literature Activity
My Trip to the Farm
by: Mercer Mayer
a cow is one of many chores that needs to be done on a farm daily.
Visit and read the Story
of Milk to see all the steps that Little Critter's grandpa has to
take when he milks his cow.
four questions of
understanding about My Trip to the Farm
1. What did the goat eat?
2. When did Grandpa milk the cow?
3. How many piglets did the mother pig have?
4. What horse did Little Critter want to ride?
thinking questions based on My Trip to the Farm
1. What chore would you have wanted to help out with, and why?
2. Which farm animal would you want to be, and why?
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