Lesson Overview:

Corn is one of America's biggest crops, so why not make it a part of your fall learning? A great resource of information is the book Corn is Maize: The Gift of the Indians by Aliki. This non-fiction account of how corn was grown and nourished by the Native Americans also provides detailed information about the anatomy of corn and how it is used today. The following activities offer a follow-up to a shared reading of the book.

Recommended Grade Level(s): First, Second, Third

Corn is Maize Comprehension Worksheets

Giant Ear of Corn Craft

Corn Anatomy Label the Parts

Corn Anatomy Completed Diagram