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Farm Lesson: The Story of a Hay Bale
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 42 slide presentation for classroom individual or choral reading. Worksheet for Quadrilateral shapes. I am a new author so I would appreciate feedback. I will also send you the PowerPoint files if you would like to alter the lesson. Contact me at "[email protected]".

Lesson Files 
-  The Story of a Hay Bale choral reading – 42 slides for projection.

- Geometry Worksheet

- Plant growth requires soil, air, water and sunlight.
- Seasonal cycle of spring, summer, fall and winter.
- Farming process of plant growth, harvest and storage.

Common Core Standards
Common Core Language Standards K–5
Listening and Speaking (2,3)
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use (4a,4e)
Common Core Standards Massachusetts Science
Grade 2: Life Science (LS-2, PreK-LS2-3, 2-LS2-3, 2-LS4-1)

Complete Lesson Package with all worksheets…



2. Teacher Presentation - Story of a Hay Bale.pdf

February 13, 2020
7.29 MB

7. Student Hay Bale Geometry - worksheets.pdf

February 13, 2020
810.63 KB
External resources
Farming Lesson: The Story of a Hay Bale
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