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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


Companion Resource

The Little Red Hen

This is the classic tale of the little red hen who asked, "Who will help plant this wheat?" "Not I," said the cat. "Not I," said the dog. "Not I," said the mouse. The little red hen does everything by herself including the eating of the entire cake! Use this story to teach young students about wheat and how it is grown, harvested, and turned into food.

Author
Paul Galdone
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