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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom


Careers in Agriculture

Careers in Agriculture

Lessons for Grades K-12 related to careers in wheat production, with videos from the Grammy-nominated Great American Wheat Harvest (from National Agriculture in the Classroom)

American Farmers Count! Census 2020
Students will complete a family tree and write each family members name, and they state they lived in as an adult. They will identify who in their family is/was involved in agriculture. They will then transfer this information to a map of the United States. Students will choose a relative and compare census data from their state with Oklahoma. Students will read about the process of counting American farmers, as well as all Americans. They will discover the difference between the Census of Agriculture and the decennial census. They will find the main idea of a reading passage.
Breaking Them Down: Careers in Agriculture
Students will explore some agriculture-related careers while decoding words with common suffixes.
Little Red Hen
Students "The Little Red Hen," discuss careers involved in providing our food and act out a play based on the story
Off to Work
The student will become familiar with some jobs in agriculture.
Your Future in Agriculture
Students will explore and research a variety of careers in agriculture. Students will read about rapid advances in agriculture now and in American history.