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Sponsored by Ag in the Classroom and the SC Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee, Book of the Month is a literacy outreach program for anyone looking for a valid ag-related resource to utilize in a classroom. Every month, a new book will be available for purchase with accompanying activities that are aligned with SC State Standards. Target age groups will vary, however, many of the activities can be adapted for age appropriateness. 

Books are available for $6 each, while supplies last. Want to guarantee the receipt of a book each month? Subscribe for the year at only $72! Not interested in purchasing the book? Download the lesson plan for FREE!

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Scarecrow

September 2021

Scarecrow

From an old cotton shirt, to the burlap on his face, to the twine that ties him together, the scarecrow is made of various collected textiles from a farmer’s life. The scarecrow watches as the seasons change, and how crops like beans, sunflowers, and pumpkins grow throughout their lifecycle. While he may seem ordinary at first, there are many important agricultural processes intertwined throughout this scarecrow’s experience on a farm.

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