Abroad: Understanding the Meaning of the Poppy

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  HISTORY Abroad: Understanding the Meaning of the Poppy Students will learn about Flander’s Fields and the significance of the poppy during World War I. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group THE PRESENCE OF POPPIES AND POSSIBILITIES OF POTATOES   Standards SS5H8  The student will describe U.S. involvement in World War…

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Abroad: Exploring Reasons for Trench Gardens

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  HiSTORY Abroad: Exploring Reasons for Trench Gardens Students will learn about the benefits and historical significance of trench gardens. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group THE PRESENCE OF POPPIES AND POSSIBILITIES OF POTATOES Standards SS5H8  The student will describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-World War I America…

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At Home: Creating Convincing Speeches Around Food Choices

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  HISTORY; PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE At Home: Creating Convincing Speeches Around Food Choices Students will learn about and create speeches around Food Pledges Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group THE PRESENCE OF POPPIES AND POSSIBILITY OF POTATOES Standards SS5H8  The student will describe U.S. involvement in World War I and post-World War…

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At Home: Creating Convincing Posters Around Food Choices

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  HISTORY; PERSUASIVE LANGUAGE At Home: Creating Convincing Posters Around Food Choices Students will examine how World War I posters influenced food choices, and create their own posters to influence healthy eating. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group THE PRESENCE OF POPPIES AND POSSIBILITIES OF POTATOES   Standards SS5H8  The student…

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At Home: Examining the Programs of the US Food Administration

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  HISTORY; GOVERNMENT At Home: Examining the Programs of the US Food Administration Students will learn about the US Food Administration during World War I and its application to the present day. Time 45 Minutes Setting Inside Collection Group THE PRESENCE OF POPPIES AND POSSIBILITIES OF POTATOES Standards SS5H8  The student will…

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The Presence of Poppies and Possibilities of Potatoes

Poppy field

COLLECTION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  SOCIAL STUDIES & NUTRITION The Presence of Poppies and Possibilities of Potatoes Students will examine programs of the US Food Administration specifically during the World War I era to understand the influence on public health behaviors. This will include exploring food posters from World War I and examining why they were…

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