Watch this video highlighting the principles that drive the Edible Schoolyard program and see students in action!
In this 6th grade lesson, students learn how to harvest, thresh and winnow seasonal grains and play the game, Seed to Table.
After this lesson, students will be able to:
During this lesson, students will:
At the Opening Circle
In the Field
At the Seed to Table Station
At the Closing Circle
Common Core, English Language Arts & Literacy, Grade 6
RI.6.7 - Integration of Knowledge and Ideas - Reading from Informational Texts:
Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
California State, History and Social Science, Grade 6
6.1.3 Discuss the climatic changes and human modifications of the physical environment that gave rise to the domestication of plants and animals and new sources of clothing and shelter.
Edible Schoolyard In the Garden Harvest, Grade 6
6.1 Students harvest with guidance.
6.2 Students recognize the garden/kitchen relationship and are introduced to seed to table concept.
6.4 Students handle post harvest crops appropriately with guidance.
All lessons at the Edible Schoolyard Berkeley are a collaboration between the teachers and staff of the Edible Schoolyard and Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School.