The Oregon Public Broadcasting video program, The Oregon Story: Farming, contributes to understanding the land we know as Oregon today and the history of our involvement with it. It also raises important issues about the future of farming in Oregon. Suggestions1 provided in this guide demonstrate ways to support and supplement the exploration of this history in the context of Oregon Department of Education Content Standards and Benchmarks. Suggestions include activities, explorations, field excursions, and further adventures in reading and viewing.


The Oregon Story: Farming has five major objectives which are to promote:

1 Many of the suggestions support Oregon Department of Education CIM and CAM benchmarks.

Map of teacher's on-line resource.

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Suggested activities before viewing the documentary.