National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

Submit a Companion Resource

Please complete the following Companion Resource Form and then submit the form. Your submission will be reviewed using the Matrix companion resource rubric. For help submitting resources, consider viewing the Matrix Submission Tutorial. You will be notified within two to three weeks about acceptance, acceptance with revisions, or refusal.

Name of Submitter*



Submitter's State

Is this resource state specific? If so, please select a state.

Name of Organization Affiliation

All companion resources submitted to the National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix must be associated with at least one approved lesson plan that is part of the Matrix. To find and select an appropriate lesson plan to link your companion resource to, use the Keyword Search, Grade Level, and Content Area filters. Recently submitted "pending" lesson plans will appear on the list when they are approved. If you have recently submitted a lesson plan, you will be notified when it has been approved.*

  • Please search by keyword, grade level, and/or Content Area to see a list of lesson plans to choose from.

Please select from the list of options which best describes your companion resource.*

  • Activity
  • Book
  • Booklets & Readers
  • Kit
  • Poster, Map, Infographic
  • Multimedia
  • Website
  • Teacher Reference

Title of Resource*

Resource Description*


If the resource is a book please provide


Material List:
If this Companion Resource is an activity, create a bulleted list of materials necessary to complete this activity. If you have a categorical item, such as "Various Art Supplies" list this as one item with examples in parenthesis. (e.g., Various Art Supplies: scissors, glue, rulers, paint, tape, markers, etc.). Be sure to list essential worksheets or websites on the material list. View examples of Materials list.

Example 1:

Activity 1:

  • Colored construction paper
  • Scissors
  • 10 pipe cleaners in 2 colors

Activity 2:

  • 10 medium sized (1") pompoms
  • 2 drinking straws
  • 4 sandwich sized ziploc bags

Example 2:

Per group of 4 students:

  • 10 paper clips
  • Sheet of construction paper
  • Markers

Per Student:

  • "Punnet Square Practice" worksheet
  • Calculator

For Class:

  • Projector
  • "Punnet Square" PowerPoint

Time (Estimate the amount of class time necessary to complete the activity.)

If the procedures require images for understanding, please add the images using the "Essential Worksheet, Map, or Graphic" upload link below. In the text, note where you would like the image inserted. For example, [insert soil.jpg, below this paragraph]. The graphics will be added to the correct portion of the companion resource during the review process.

Title of Essential Worksheet, Map, or Graphic

Upload Essential Worksheet, Map, or Graphic
Graphics and text must be sized appropriately for the submitted grade level OR supply URL where the worksheet, map, or graphic is located.


List the keywords associated with the companion resource. These words will be used to help users search for companion resources on your topic. For example, if your companion resource concerns natural resources through gardening some of the keywords may be: natural resources, soil, water, environment, sustainability, renewable resource, garden.


If this activity is adapted (even with permission) or taken directly from another author, you must list the original source. Additionally, please include source/credit for graphics and statistical information.


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