Gardening provides hands-on, inquiry-based experiences to sprout deep learning in multiple disciplines:
ELA: How Do You Write? Mentor Text Template
Which Plants Are Friends? Beginner SQUARE FOOT GARDENING Layout Ideas With COMPANION PLANTS from Small Garden Quest
Measure and make your own Square Foot Gardening Spacing Template for Beginners from Small Garden Quest
Social Studies: Who’s Hungry?
Lists of Companion Picture Books for more Garden Reading:
My list of Picture Books on Growing a Garden
How Do You Grow a Learning Garden at Your School or Library?
The Edible Schoolyard Project: Free lesson plans, on-line trainings and program resources to inspire you team and bring edible education to your students.
Backyard Growers: For tips on what to grow and how to grow it, working with soil, and raised beds.
FoodCorps: Spend a year teaching kids about food in school gardens, cafeterias, and classrooms. The yearlong term begins in August. Apply by March 27.