Josh Kayser, December 2016 Adopt A Farmer
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 all letter-sound correspondences, syllabication patterns, and morphology (e.g., roots and affixes) to read accurately unfamiliar multi-syllabic words in context and out of context.
What does germination mean?
Content Standard & Question 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
If Josh can till 20 acres / hour and he needs to till 100 acres, how many hours will it take him to finish?
A way to recycle and plant your own seeds in you classroom! This would be a great to talk about the vocabulary word “germination”.