This lesson's purpose is to show the students a brief history of one of Kansas' most plentiful crops, wheat. The students will learn a few facts about the plant, where it came from, and how it was brought to Kansas.
Suggested Grade Level: 3rd – 5th
Time: 40 minutes
Subjects: Social Studies, Geography, Language Arts
Students will identify the countries of origin for wheat.
Students will compare and contrast einkorn, emmer, and wheat.
Students will compose a thank you letter to a fictional character using correct grammar and format.
Students will place events in chronological order based on the history of wheat.
Supporting Kids Connection Magazine: Wheat