This is a great project to help integrate these TEKs with the writing aspect of the day's lesson. Having students identify and write down key words about George Washington Carver helps the main ideas of the lesson stick out to them.
George Washington Carver : Reading, Writing, & Peanut Plant Hat Making
Black History Month (or any time of year) comes to life for first and second graders as they learn about George Washington Carver and how he dedicated his life to making the lives of others better. This social studies unit engages students in reading, writing, and craft activities. Click to learn more.
George Washington Carver was responsible for peanut butter. He was also developed a lot of other uses for peanuts. He is part of the first grade curriculum in Georgia. This post includes a video, and a free printable craftivity for teaching kids about Geo
Black History Month Next, we read about George Washington Carver. My firsties were so amazed that he invented 300 things from peanuts! We charted our learning about GWC and wrote an opinion piece about why he was such a great person.