Additional Resources

Affectionally called Green Bronx Machine Boulevard, this resource appendix contains more than 50 pages of standards based rubrics, metrics, exit tickets, manipulatives, instructional materials, and interactive learning experiences that teachers can turnkey immediately into their daily practice. This appendix is aligned week by week to each and every lesson contained in the curriculum.

Week 1
Pre-Project Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243
Plant Growth Tracking Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . 246
Journal Entry Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247

Week 2
Plant Germination Rate Cards . . . . . . . . . . 248
Seed Packet Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
Seed Packet Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
Dicot Seed Germination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 252

Week 3
Reservoir Tracking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253
Tower Garden Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 254
Letter Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

Week 4
Bar Graph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
Line Graph . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259
Pie Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 261
Gardening Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263
Debate Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264

Week 5
Lab Report Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265
Plant Roots Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
Comparing Roots Exit Ticket . . . . . . . . . . . 269
Letter Reply Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 270

Week 6
Word Problem Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 272
Creativity Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273
Figuratively Speaking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 274

Week 7
Essential Nutrients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 276
Design a Healthy Snack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
Recipe Cost Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280

Week 8
Food Safety Exit Ticket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282
Input Cost Calculator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283
Writing an Ode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285
Ode Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287

Week 9
Problem Solution Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289
Presentation Checklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291
Post-Project Survey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292
Survey Visualization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
Persuasive Writing Rubric . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296