Methods & Procedures

Name your lesson:

Agriculture in the Rio Grande Valley

Grade level and subject:

1st grade or 2nd grade, Social Studies and ELA


§113.12. Social Studies, Grade 1, Beginning with School Year 2011-2012.

(3) History. The student understands the concepts of time and chronology. The student is expected to:
(A) distinguish among past, present, and future;

(6) Geography. The student understands various physical and human characteristics. The student is expected to:
(C) identify and describe how the human characteristics of place such as shelter, clothing, food, and activities are based upon geographic location.

(7) Economics. The student understands how families meet basic human needs.

§110.13. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 2, Beginning with School Year 2009- 2010.

(15) Reading/Comprehension of Informational Text/Procedural Text. Students understand how to glean and use information in procedural texts and documents. Students are expected to:
(B) use common graphic features to assist in the interpretation of text (e.g., captions, illustrations).


  • The student will be able to apply their knowledge of agriculture into describing the methods of how farming has changed over time and discuss the differences between needs and wants.
  • The student will be able to understand why people partake in agriculture, and how people used to farm and the importance of agriculture in the Rio Grande Valley.
Methods & Procedures