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)
Prairie Communities (.zip)
Tallgrass Printmaking (.zip)

Elementary School (Grades K-5)

Art Texture Collage (.docx)
Flint Hills Prairie Your Place - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Fossils (.zip)
Grassroots - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
My Book of Flint Hills Grasses (.zip)
Prairie and Grasslands - Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!
Prairie Plants (.zip)
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)
Flint Hills Songs & Songwriters (.zip)
Last Stand of the Tallgrass Prairie (.zip)
Local Storytelling Through Ballads (.zip)
Perennial Polyculture (.zip)
Place Names in the Kansas Flint Hills (.zip)
Prairie Teaches Us - Essay Analysis (.zip)
Prescribed Burning & Air Quality (.docx)
Road Trip (.zip)
Using Math in Local Problem Solving (.docx)