Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
Farmer George Plants a Nation
A very accurate account of the contributions of George Washington. In addition to being a general and one of the first presidents of the United states, he also made contributions to agriculture. He had a self-sufficient farm in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The book includes actual excerpts from Washington's writings, a timeline, resource section, and essays on his thoughts on slavery.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- John Deere, That's Who!
- Farmer George: The Seeds of a Presidency
- Wheat and Dolls
- Cotton's American Journey (Grades 3-5)
- Abraham Lincoln Clears a Path: His Agricultural Legacy