Elementary: Urban Gardening

Urban Gardening

Food is essential to building community. Have your students explore this important topic while developing a strong claim based on details from a text. To view and edit the full lesson plan open the attached PDF or .docx below. 

Content Connections

  • Science:  Biology, Ecosystems
  • Social Studies: Communities 
  • ELA: Chew On This by Eric Schlosser 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Today I am learning…to write using relevant facts and details from a text.
  • So I can…write opinion pieces on the influence of urban gardening.
  • I know I understand when…I can answer a question with a claim and two relevant details from a text.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.4.1.B

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