Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
In The Three Sisters Garden
In this Common Roots Guidebook, Sister Corn, Sister Squash, and Sister Bean introduce children to gardening in two distinct year-long adventures that explore the ancient wisdoms of the land. Each is a unique journey through the four seasons, rich with earth-friendly gardening methods, history, hands-on activities, stories, and provocative ideas. The lessons incorporate social studies, literature, and science. Plants can be grown in the garden or classroom to supplement this unit. An easy resource to utilize when teaching early American traditions.
Lessons Associated with this Resource
- Three Sisters Garden
- Corn an A-maizing Plant: Food, Fuel, and Plastic
- Four Seasons on a Farm
- Storing Winter Squash