Curriculum Frameworks & Standards

 

How does Farm to School fit into Vermont’s academic standards?

 

 

Introduction to Curriculum Frameworks & Standards

Arts, Language, and Literature

  • Informational Text Comprehension/Composition (Reports 1.8; Procedures 1.10)

Science, Mathematics, and Technology

  • Food Chains/Food Webs/Energy Transfers (Organisms, Evolution, & Interdependence 7.13; The Universe, Earth, & the Environment 7.15)
  • Living v. Non-living, Needs of Living Things (Organisms, Evolution, and Interdependence 7.13)
  • Organisms/Plants/Animals: Characteristics, Structure/Function, Behavior, Diversity/Adaptations (Organisms, Evolution, and Interdependence 7.13)
  • Cycles: Life, Seasons, Water, Nutrient, Rock, Biogeochemical (Systems 7.11; Organisms, Evolution, and Interdependence 7.13; The Universe, Earth, & the Environment 7.15)
  • Decomposition/Soil (The Universe, Earth, & the Environment 7.15)
  • Environment/Ecology/Interdependence/Systems (Systems 7.11, The Universe, Earth, & the Environment 7.15)
  • Reproduction/Heredity/Populations (Organisms, Evolution, and Interdependence 7.13)
  • Natural Resources (Natural Resources 7.16)
  • Personal & Community Health/Nutrition (Healthy Choices 3.5; Informed Decisions 3.7; The Human Body, 7.14)
  • Simple/Complex Machines (The Technological Systems 7.17, 7.18, 7.19)
  • Physical/Chemical Change (Space, Time, and Matter 7.12)
  • Data Analysis (Mathematical Problem Solving and Reasoning 7.10)

History and Social Sciences

  • Community (Understanding Place 4.6; Identity and Interdependence 6.19)
  • Change Over Time (Continuity and Change 4.5; Movements and Settlements 6.8)
  • History and Heritage (Understanding Place 4.6; Historical Connections 6.4; Traditional and Social Histories 6.5; Movements and Settlements 6.8; and Interdependence 6.19)
  • Culture (Concepts of Culture 6.13)
  • Economics (Personal Economics 3.8; Sustainability 3.9; Knowledge of Economic Systems 6.15; I,pact of Economic Systems 6.16)

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