Tomatoes: Social Studies Activities

The Life of a Tomato: Farm to Table (Grades K-5)

Watch “The Life of a Tomato.” Write, draw, or make a video telling the story about a tomato traveling from the farm to your table.


  • GSE Standard SSKE1 Describe the work that people do such as: police officer, fire fighter, soldier, mail carrier, farmer, doctor, teacher, etc.
  • GSE Standard SSKE3 Explain how money is used to purchase goods and services.
  • GSE Standard ELAGSE1W3 Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

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