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Squanto’s Fertilizer

Squanto’s Fertilizer


Brief Description

Many view the current modern methods of plant nutrition as artificial, unnatural and/or high tech. Yet, the basic principles may have been in use by different cultures for thousands of years. This reading selection and reading for content questions based on the FCAT, link cultural, scientific and language understandings and capabilities.

Objectives: By the end of this unit the students will be able to:

  1. Read the attached passage, analyze the information and answer the questions provided.
  2. Apply the information to the plant nutrient lessons. 


Activity 1: 30 minutes

Activity 2: 20 minutes