Adopt A Farmer

Fourth grade classrooms across the state have the chance to "adopt" a farmer for the school year. Our farmers then send the classroom monthly video updates about what is going on at the farm that month. The farmer also visits the classroom at least once during the school year. For more information or to register your class to "adopt" a farmer email  

Josh Kayser, April 2017

April 30, 2017
Content Standard & Question 4.nBt Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the…

Josh Kayser, March 2017

March 1, 2017
Discussion Question: Why do farmers use fertilizer? Plants need water, sunlight, and nutrients from the soil to grow. Fertilizer adds these nutrients to the ground.   Content Standard & Question 4.RF.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and…

Josh Kayser, December 2016

December 18, 2016
Discussion Question:  Do you have a garden? When do you normally plant seeds? (April / May)     Content Standard & Question 4.RF.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. a. Use combined knowledge of…

Josh Kayser, November 2016

November 1, 2016
Discussion Question: Do you know what a grain elevator is? A regular elevator carries people up and down. What would a grain elevator do? When a truck is filled with grain it will drive to the elevator and dump out the grain. The grain is then…