Grade Sorted Garden Lesson Plans
(Standard and Season Aligned)
Kindergarten: Matter --SKP1b
Six of one, half dozen of another
First: Water/Weather and Seasons --S1E1c
Seasons on a Farm
Second: Matter --S2P1a
Third: Rocks, Minerals, Soils, and Fossils --S3E1 .
Fourth: Stars and Our Solar System – S4E2c
Tracking the seasons
Fifth: Cells and Microorganisms-- S5L4a
Friend or Foe
Kindergarten: Day & Night Sky -- SKE1c
Dark Plant, Light Plant
First: Magnets/Lights and Shadows --S1P1a.
Second: Seasonal Changes--S2E3a
Third: Habitats of Georgia -- S3L1b.
Read About Seeds
Fourth: Explain the Water Cycle – S4E3d
Lettuce Learn About the Water Cycle
Fifth: Classification --S5L1b
Which Plant is Which?
Genes & Inherited Traits -- S5L2b
Kindergarten: Living and Nonliving Things -- GPSSKL1
Between and Rock and a Hard Place
First: Sound/Animals --S1L1b.
All about earthworms
Second: Energy --S2P2a
A Shoebox of Sunshine
Third: Heat Energy - S3P1c
Fourth: Simple Machines – S4P3a
Force and Motion
Fifth: Matter and Changes -- S5P2a&c
Physical and Chemical Change
Kindergarten: Plants and animals -- GPSSKL2(b)
Garden Sensory Exploration
First: Plants --S1L1a.
Plants Plant Part Salad
Second: Life Cycles --S2L1c
Plant Life Cycle
Third: Pollution and Conservation -- S3L2a.
Food Roots and Routes
Fourth: Ecology -- S4L1b
School Garden Ecosystem Game
Fifth: Earth's Surface Features S5E1c
Soil, Don't Go!
2015-16 School Year
August - Welcome back!
September - Fall Harvest and Garden Workdays
October - Soil and Leaf it to Spinach
November - Pollinators and Squash
December - Water Conservation and Extension Pubs
January - Order your plants! Georgia farms.
2015-16 School Year
August - Planning Your Garden Year.
September - Move It!
October - Junior Master Gardener
November - Sharing the Harvest
December - Growing the Garden Movement
January - Seeds, seeds, seeds!
February - School Sustainability
March - School Lunch Challenge
April - Plant Sales
May - Summer Feeding
2014-15 School Year
August - Watermelon
September - Sweet Potatoes
October - Cheddar Cauliflower
November - Broccoli
December - Collards
January - Collards, Cabbage, Sweet Potatoes, & Broccoli
February - Seed Starting Love
March - Seed and Start Distribution
April - Planning for the Summer
May - Pre-planning and Plant Order
UGA Cooperative Extension Garden Resource Page
State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Food Day Nutrition/Environment Curriculum
"What's On YOUR Plate" and Fed Up Movie and Curriculum (available for loan from KACCB)
Growing Minds (Lesson Plans and List of Books for the Garden)
Cornell University Vegetable Growing Guides
Advice for your garden:
UGA Cooperative Extension
Find a Farmer:
Athens Farmers Market
Find A Local Farmer
Resources and Grants for your garden:
UGA Materials Reuse Program