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OLC Offers Free Materials To Ohio's Third-Grade Classrooms

Published Jan. 26, 2015 | Discuss this article on Facebook

The Ohio Livestock Coalition has developed a package of educational materials for teachers designed to teach Ohio third-graders about the origins of the food they eat every day and about the important role agriculture plays in Ohio's economy.

The For Your InFARMation materials support key Ohio academic content standards for social studies, language arts, science and math, and can be downloaded free of charge at www.ForYourInFARMation.com.

The For Your InFARMation materials were developed in consultation with a curriculum consultant and practicing third-grade teacher. Instructional resources include the following:

Student Guide with a variety of nonfiction reading passages

Teacher's Guide with complete lesson plans

Ready-to-use worksheets to reinforce key content and skills

Through these materials students will learn about farmers and the economy, livestock farming, keys to safe and healthy food, careers in agriculture and more.

Win a free field trip to an Ohio farm!

Do you want your students to experience an Ohio livestock farm firsthand? Ohio Livestock Coalition is giving away a free, all-expenses-paid field trip for the class with the winning essay in our For Your InFARMation essay contest.

All essays are due by March 13, 2015.

Essay winners will be notified by April 10, 2015.


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