Farmer Boy

Farmer Boy

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books have been immensely popular in the decades since the writer’s death. Using the NYS Historical Association’s history newsletter, “The Story of Almanzo Wilder: Farmer Boy, Part 1,” students will explore the Wilder family’s history, the Little House series, and life on the frontier in the late 1800’s.

Name of Cultural Institution : 
The Farmers' Museum
Lesson plans standards: 

Social Science:

Standard 1- History of the United States and New York

Standard 3- Geography

ELA Common Core:

-Cite Specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources

-Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions

-Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence