For Teachers

Letter to Educators

Introduction

 
Background

Why Study Rare Breeds?

ALBC Conservation Priorty List

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Units

~ K-2 Overview

Kindergarden

~ 3-5 Overview

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Resources

Slideshow

PDFs
Farm Visits

 

Fifth Grade Unit: The 5E Activities

Where do they live and raise their offspring? How and when did they get here?

The 5 E Activities: Rare Breeds as Immigrants

Engage:
Virtual Tour of Latta Plantation, Colonial uses discussion, Timeline.

Explore:

Slideshow about Rare Breeds, Part 1 and 2; Intro to the farm and the breeds there. Breed picks and begin research, put on timeline.
Explain:
Slideshow about Rare Breeds, Parts 3 and 4. Field Trip: on-site research of colonial life, and heritage and colonial uses of a few breeds.
Expand:

Pick a breed, Locate Country of origin, on-line research, poster (several days)

Evaluate:
Breed Reports and Assessment

 

 

Navigating the Unit

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5th - 5 E Summary
5th - Engage
5th - Explore
5th - Explain
5th - Expand
5th - Evaluate
5th - Supplement

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