Rotation 2011-12

Name

Description and Contact

Sept

Apples
Oct

Root Veggies
Nov

Green Beans
Dec

Kiwi
Jan

Grape-fruit
Feb

 Broccoli &
Cauli-
flower
Mar

Salad Greens
& Spinach
Apr

Dried Fruit
May

Berries
Jun

Peaches
& Nectar-ines
Jul

Corn
Aug

Melons

Activity Sheets:
Grades
K-5

These activity sheets can be utilized in the classroom to connect core subjects to the Harvest of the Month program. One recommended use is to place all activity sheets in a binder and place binder by the copy machine used by teachers for easy access.

  Downey USD
  cmanderson@dusd.net

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Activity Sheets:  Grades 4-8

Worksheets that are linked to sections of the   HOTM Educator newsletter.  The main sections used include: Student Sleuths, History, Reasons    to Eat, and Just the Facts.

  LA Trade Tech
  christine.elhaj@gmail.com

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Activity Sheets-Binder Covers

If you organize your Classroom Activity Sheets in a binder, this binder cover can be used as the front cover for teacher identification of content. A view binder is recommended.

Downey USD
cmanderson@dusd.net 

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Activity Sheets-Binder Side

If you organize your Classroom Activity Sheets in a binder, this binder side can be used on the side for teacher identification of content. 

Downey USD
cmanderson@dusd.net 

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Activity Book:
Grades 4-5

This is a six page activity book geared for students in grades 4 & 5 includes HOTM produce facts and comprehension questions along with fun puzzles and a healthy goal-setting activity.   

Downey USD
cmanderson@dusd.net 

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Curriculum Links to Storybooks

(goes with storybook list posted on 1st page)

Standards-based links that will be given to teachers or other educators who use the recommended HOTM books. The links are posted under each month’s produce item.

Monrovia USD
tbrown@monrovia.k12.ca.us

 

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Educator Newsletter Highlights

To be given to teachers or other educators who prefer receiving just the highlights of the HOTM Educator Newsletter.

Monrovia USD
tbrown@monrovia.k12.ca.us

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Family Newsletter-Hmong

Family Newsletter translated into Hmong. Does not include the recipe that is included in the English version.

Merced COE
jwestbrook@mcoe.org

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Family Newsletter-Chinese

Family Newsletter translated into Chinese.

Alhambra COE
huffaker_judy@alhambra.k12.ca.us

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Family Newsletter-Vietnamese

Family Newsletter translated into Vietnamese. 

OCDE-School Coalition
ktuggle@ocde.us 

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Family Recipe Cards Recipes from the family newsletter formatted as recipe cards in English and Spanish.

Tulare COE
rcooper@tcoe.org

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NAC CHAT

To be read at monthly NAC meetings.  NAC students can in turn read in their class, at monthly assemblies or over the PA system during morning announcements.  Includes nutrition information on HOTM and the monthly health focus.

Tulare COE
jhettinger@tcoe.org

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Overheads &
Fact Sheets

Monthly overheads for the featured produce item for K-1 and 2-6. 

Tulare COE
jhettinger@tcoe.org 

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Power Point Presentation for Teachers and NAC Interactive HOTM presentations geared for 4th grade and older students. 

Tulare COE
jhettinger@tcoe.org 

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PreK Harvest Tools Packet

Each packet includes a picture recipe, accordion book, math & science lesson, Power point presentation for parent education, themed classroom activity, classroom recipe, themed parent education, and parent recipes in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

OCDE-School Coalition
dabdrabou@ocde.us

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Preschool-Activity Packet

Harvest of the Month small group activities and classroom taste testing integrated into the Preschool Houghton Mifflin Where Bright Futures Begin Curriculum.

Merced COE
jwestbrook@mcoe.org 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posters-Cafeteria

Posters will now include nutrition information as well as HOTM information.

Tulare COE
skarsten@tcoe.org 

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Posters-Retail

Supermarket monthly poster of HOTM for display in produce section.

Tulare COE
jhettinger@tcoe.org 

 

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Stickers

Usually given to students in conjunction with taste testing.

Tulare COE
mariat@tcoe.org 

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Taste Test Instructions

Instructions and ideas on how to prepare and serve the featured Harvest of the Month produce for taste testing in the classroom.  Instruction sheets are sent to all classrooms with the Harvest of the Month produce each month.

LA Trade Tech
christine.elhaj@gmail.com

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Taste Test Teaching Points 

HOTM highlights for K-6 to be used in conjunction with HOTM taste testing

Tulare CODE
jhettinger@tcoe.org 

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Video Lessons

Brief (5-6 minutes) video lessons that can be viewed by the educators in preparation for  teaching the HOTM classroom lesson or  can be shown directly in the classroom. Videos include essential  nutrition concepts, connections to core curriculum, and recipe demos

Los Angeles USD:
James Mcgroarty: 
james.f.mcgroarty@lausd.net

 Hawthorne SD:
Julie Brown: 
jbrown@hawthorne.k12.ca.us

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When possible, documents are available in either Microsoft Word or Publisher format to allow the user to change information to fit their program.  In addition, some documents are available in Adobe PDF format to allow the user to see what a document looks like in the event they don't have the required software to view it (If you can't view Adobe PDF click here for free Download Adobe Reader here Adobe Reader software)

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