Original Lesson Plans

The Learning Center staff is busy updating and reformatting the original lesson plans from the Flint Hills Map and Education Program for submission to our new Teachers Pay Teachers page. Below you will find all the remaining lesson plans, ready to download for classroom use!

All Grades (K-12)

Flint Hills Map Exhibit Unit
Elementary School Unit (.zip)
Middle School Unit (.zip)
High School Unit (.zip)

Big Bluestem (.zip)
Flint Hills Non-Fiction Reading (.docx)
Flint Hills Wildflowers (.zip)
Introduction to the Flint Hills (.zip)
Managing Prairie Communities: Jolly Ranger John & Bad Bart - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Tallgrass Printmaking (.zip)

Elementary School (Grades K-5)

Art Texture Collage (.docx)
Flint Hills Prairie Your Place - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Fossils - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Grassroots - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
My Book of Flint Hills Grasses (.zip)
Prairie and Grasslands - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Prairie Plants - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Seasonal Wheelscape - Outdoor Art Journal (.zip)
Tallgrass Tiles (.zip)

Middle School (Grades 5-8)


Burning and Beef Production - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Illustrating Flint Hills Earth Cycles Comic Strip (.zip)
Scavenger Hunt Tallgrass Illustration (.zip)

Middle & High School (Grades 5-12)


Beauty of the Flint Hills (.zip)
Discover Your Town - Rural Culture (.zip)
Everything is Connected - Prairie Food Web (.zip)
Flint Hills Research Project (.zip)
The Flint Hills in Song:Responding to Song & Songwriters - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
"Last Stand of the Tallgrass Prairie" Song Analysis - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Local Storytelling Through Ballads (.zip)
Perennial Polyculture (.zip)
Place Names of the Kansas Flint Hills - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Prairie Teaches Us - Essay Analysis (.zip)
Prescribed Burning & Air Quality - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Road Trip (.zip)
Using Math in Local Problem Solving (.docx)