1st Grade Social Studies
How many words can you say that rhyme with rice?
Name at least three states that grow rice?
What are some words that rhyme with rice?
What is a haiku? How do you write a haiku?
Can you think of pictures that will tell a story about rice?
What are the ways of cooking rice?
What customs and beliefs are there for rice?
Where are the countries mentioned in the story
What is a flag? What do the flags of the states that produce rice look like? What does the United States flag look like?
What grain can tell the story of man?
2nd Grade Social Studies
Economics: What are the ways that rice can be used?
Culture: What was the lesson learned in the story, "One Grain of Rice"?
Economics: Why is rice so important to many countries in the world?
History: How did farming of rice start in the United States?
Culture: Why is rice a remarkable grain?
Geography: Why is Arkansas a great place to grow rice?
3rd Grade Social Studies
History: In what year did American rice set the standard for rice around the world?
Economics: How many people of the world eat rice every day?
Geography: How did rice farming begin in Texas?
Geography: Why is the Sacremento Valley in California a good place to grow rice?
Economics: What happens once rice is harvested? How does rice get from the farm to you?
Economics: What is done to rice to get it ready to eat?
History: We all have eaten RICE in puddings and other desserts. RICE is also TASTY by ITSELF. Some people like RICE with BUTTER, others like RICE a little SALTY.
Culture: How important is rice to the world?
Geography: How do Louisiana rice farmers help the environment after they harvest rice?
4th Grade Social Studies
History: How has rice been produced throughout history?
Economics: How does rice from the field get changed into ready to eat rice, rice snacks and cereals?
History: We all have eaten RICE in puddings and other desserts. RICE is also TASTY by ITSELF. Some people like RICE with BUTTER, others like RICE a little SALTY.
Economics: What states produce the most rice?
Sociology: What is life like for Gulf Coast rice farmers?
5th Grade Social Studies
Sociology: How is rice used in food from different cultures?
Sociology: What are some cultural rituals related to rice?
History: What is the history of rice in the United States?
History: Do you know how civilization developed? Man’s urge to explore changed and linked different civilizations. Observe how rice cultivation was affected by this.
Economics: How is harvested rice made ready to eat?
Geography: In what states is rice grown? What caused these states to begin growing rice?
6th Grade Social Studies
History: What is the history of the consumption of rice?
Economics: How many different varieties of rice are there?
Geography: Why does California have a higher rice yield than the other rice producing states?
Economics: How can rice straw be disposed of in an economical and safe way?
Geography: What are some varieties of rice grown in different regions of the world?
Economics: How is rice prepared for milling and commercial processing?
Economics: What do rice farmers do to maintain the standard of quality in the rice they produce?
Economics: What are some other uses for rice?
Kindergarten Grade Social Studies
What does the U.S. rice farmer use to grow rice?
What sound does "rice" begin with? The "Rr" sound. What other words begin with the "Rr" sound?
How did rice first come to America?
What animals live on a rice farm?
What animals like to eat rice?
What are the basic shapes? How do we find super shapes in every day things?
How does the rice farmer help birds when they fly south in the winter time?
What words sound like "rice?"
What animals live in the rice paddy?
What does the rice farmer use to get the rice to the mill?
What sound does a duck make in the rice field?
A spider built a web on a rice plant. Why doesn't it get caught in its own web?
How is Rice Grown:
Farming rice is hard work. Click here to learn more about the Stages of Farming Rice.
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