Curriculum Goals Supported
National Education Standards
Language Arts (NL-ENG.K-12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 12.5, 12.6, 12.9, 12.10, 12.11, 12.12)
North Carolina Standard Course of Study
Kindergarten: Science (1.01, 1.02 1.03, 1.04, 1.05) Visual Arts (1.01, 2.03, 4.01, 5.05)
First Grade: Science (1.02, 1.03, 1.04) Visual Arts: (1.04, 1.05, 4.03, 6.05)
Second Grade: Social Studies (7.03), Science (1.01)
What is a farm and what does one typically find on a farm?
How are farms important to our lives?
Who were Carl and Lilian "Paula" Sandburg?
What were the Sandburg's lives like living on a farm?
Dairy farm: a place where milk is gathered from a milk producing animal such as goats or cows. The milk is used by the family or sold to make milk based products.
Nubian: A breed of goat native to Asian, African and European. Large in size, long floppy ears, colorful markings
Saanen: A breed of goat native to Switzerland. Medium to large in size, white in color.
Toggenburg: A breed of goat native to Switzerland. Medium in size, light brown to dark brown in color, white stripes on face, white ears.
Pre-Visit Lesson: Farm Life (K-2)
On-Site Lesson: Life on the Farm (K-2)
Post-Visit Lesson: Food for Thought (K & 1st grade)
Post-Visit Lesson: The Right Word (2nd grade)