The following Unit and Lesson Plans, were created by BC educators using provincial ILOs and PLOs. Educators can use them to enhance their health, food and agriculture curricula.
Teacher Unit Plans
Apples (Grade One, 37 pages) Click here to download
Come to the Farm (Grade One, 17 pages) Click here to download
Farm Animals (Kindergarten, 30 pages) Click here to download
From Eggs to Chicks (Primary Unit, 7 pages) Click here to download
Integrating Dance and Agriculture (K to Grade 7, 23 pages) Click here to download
Plants, Seeds and Soil (Grade 2, 44 pages) Click here to download
Vegetables, Farmers and You (Grade One, 44 pages) Click here to download
Wonderful Worms (Grades 2-3, 19 pages) Click here to download
Defining Agriculture "What is Agriculture?"
Fall Pumpkin Time
Snack Pack (K-7, 7 pages - list of fruit and vegetable related books, websites) Click here to download
Spring Thanks to Poliinators
Winter Christmas Trees
Additional Resource Packages and Activities
The following resource packages and educational materials were created by BC Government agencies and the BC Agricultural Sector for educators to enhance their health, food and agriculture curricula.
"Alfalfabet is a rare mix of whimsy, interesting information and lively illustration to entice children to learn more about the plants and animals that are grown and raised for food. Teachers will find this beautiful book a very useful support for their farming units." -Phyllis Simon, Vancouver Kidsbooks, Dec. '09
$12.95 Softcover Click here to order
Downloadable Teacher Resources to Complement Alfalfabet:
Teachers - Enjoy these banners to decorate your classroom, use as a teaching aid in conjunction with the Alfalfabet Book, or just to liven up the school library or resource centre.
The set consists of 6 banners that include the A-Z similar to those found in the Alfalfabet Book.
Price $10.00 Click here to order
Click here for this school-childrens' game that shares fun facts about agriculture with students!
Close to Home: A BC AITC Musical Adventure
You and your students can now enjoy songs in your classroom. Themes include healthy eating, taking care of the environment, shopping close to home, and sharing the harvest. Band tracks also available. Available in French as well!
All About Food: Exploring Canada's Food System (Grades K-12)
A full colour pictorial booklet that captures the interesting, surprising and useful facts about the Canadian agri-food system. A wonderful compliment to Grow BC. Also available in French.
For the online resource Click Here
Schools that are part of the BCSFVNP receive a hard copy of this booklet filled with the Scoops and Double Scoop Information Sheets. These grade level appropriate information and activity sheets for each food item were created to engage students in discussions on food, nutrition, and agriculture. Click here for more info about the BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program.
Click on the image below, to download the Scoops Booklet