Choice Board March 26- April 10th

This is a choice board for you to choose items from. Each week you need to complete one square off of the board. If you are in more than one of my classes you must complete two squares per week off of the board. If you have another idea you think I might be okay with you are welcome to email me and ask if that is an acceptable assignment! Stay safe and healthy, GO OUTSIDE, and spend some time with the ones who love you! I miss you guys and cant wait to be back at school with y’all!

Let me know if you have any questions or need anything at all!

Agriscience Fair Project

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1abV4VAyGqhb-ewBFnbO6Akb-2M8QHsKslfFN3pcdu_E/edit?usp=sharing

 

This is the Agriscience Fair Project Guidelines. Use the link to access the google document with all of the required information.

Due Dates are as follows:

Due Dates:

  1. Research Plan Due: Thursday, January 16th, 2020
  2. Written Report Due: Thursday, May 7th, 2020
  3. Display Board Due: Thursday, May 7th, 2020
  4. Project Presented to Class: Friday, Monday and Tuesday May 8 and 11-12 2020
  5. Agriscience Fair: TBD The week of 11-15th of May 2020

Poultry Breeds ID

Media Type: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Presentation

Duration: 145 slides Goal: To introduce students to primary poultry breeds, their origins, characteristics, purposes and interesting facts.

Description: Poultry production is becoming one of the most important industries in the world. It includes products such as eggs, chicken and turkey meat. In this presentation, students will be introduced to a wide range of breeds of chicken, bantam chicken and turkey varieties. Students will learn these breeds based on origins, characteristics and primary uses in the poultry industry.

Objectives:

1. To identify the breeds of poultry.

2. To analyze the breeds origins and characteristics.

3. To understand the usage qualities important to poultry production.

Swine Breeds ID

Media Type: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Presentation

Duration: 30 slides

Goal: To provide students with the primary swine breeds, their origins, characteristics, unique facts and purposes for production.

Description: Livestock production is one of the most important industries in the world. The Livestock Breeds Identification series takes a look at cattle, sheep, goats and swine breeds. In this presentation, students will discover valuable information regarding the types of swine raised in the world as well as their origins and characteristics. Students will also learn what important roles and purposes they have in livestock production.

Objectives:

1. To identify the breeds of swine.

2. To understand the breeds origins and characteristics.

3. To analyze the breeds importance in livestock production.

Sheep Breeds ID

Media Type: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Presentation

Duration: 43 slides

Goal: To provide students with the primary sheep breeds, their origins, characteristics, unique facts and purposes for production.

Description: Livestock production is one of the most important industries in the World. The Livestock Breeds Identification series takes a look at cattle, sheep, goats and swine breeds. In this presentation, students will discover valuable information regarding the types of sheep raised in the world as well as their origins and characteristics. Students will also learn what important roles and purposes they have in livestock production.

Objectives:

1. To identify the breeds of sheep.

2. To understand the breeds origins and characteristics.

3. To analyze the breeds importance in livestock production.

Goat Breeds ID

Media Type: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Presentation

Duration: 89 slides

Goal: To provide students with the primary cattle breeds, their origins, characteristics, unique facts and purposes for production.

Description: Livestock production is one of the most important industries in the World. The Livestock Breeds Identification series takes a look at cattle, sheep, goats and swine breeds. In this presentation, students will discover valuable information regarding the types of cattle raised in the world as well as their origins and characteristics. Students will also learn what important roles and purposes they have in livestock production.

Objectives:

1. To identify the breeds of cattle.

2. To understand the breeds origins and characteristics.

3. To analyze the breeds importance in livestock production.

Cattle Breeds Identification

Media Type: Microsoft® PowerPoint® Presentation

Duration: 89 slides

Goal: To provide students with the primary cattle breeds, their origins, characteristics, unique facts and purposes for production.

Description: Livestock production is one of the most important industries in the World. The Livestock Breeds Identification series takes a look at cattle, sheep, goats and swine breeds. In this presentation, students will discover valuable information regarding the types of cattle raised in the world as well as their origins and characteristics. Students will also learn what important roles and purposes they have in livestock production.

Objectives:

1. To identify the breeds of cattle.

2. To understand the breeds origins and characteristics.

3. To analyze the breeds importance in livestock production.

Parliamentary Procedure

Parliamentary Procedure 

Goal: To give students and understanding of the importance of officers, traditions and parliamentary procedures within an FFA chapter.

Objectives:

1. To define parliamentary procedure and identify the reasons for using it.

2. To discuss the reasons and significance for FFA ceremonies and officers.

3. To demonstrate opening and closing ceremonies.

4. To learn how to properly run a productive and efficient FFA meeting.

Instructional Plan

Course: Prin. AFNR
Unit: Parliamentary Procedure 
TEKS: 130.2 (5) (D)
Lesson Title: Importance of Parliamentary Procedure 
Estimated Time: 1 class period

Objectives 

By the time the lesson is complete students will be able to: 

  1. Discuss the importance of parliamentary procedure,
  2. Demonstrate the use of a gavel as a presiding officer, and
  3. Assess the concept of a meeting run with and without parliamentary procedure.

 

 

Instructional Plan

Course: Prin. AFNR
Unit: Parliamentary Procedure 
TEKS: 130.2 (5) (D)
Lesson Title: Main Motion 
Estimated Time: 2 days

Objectives 

By the time the lesson is complete students will be able to: 

  1. Describe the concepts of a main motion,
  2. List the steps of making a main motion,
  3. Demonstrate the use of a main motion with the entire class, and
  4. Evaluate previous meetings/events and the use of a main motion.

 

Instructional Plan

Course: Prin. AFNR
Unit: Parliamentary Procedure 
TEKS: 130.2 (5) (D)
Lesson Title: Amendments
Estimated Time: 3-4 days

Objectives 

By the time the lesson is complete students will be able to: 

  1. Name the steps of a 1st and 2nd rank amendment,
  2. Modify a main motion as a class by using both forms of an amendment, 
  3. Synthesize the concepts of a main motion and amendments, and
  4. Conclude a simple chapter-conducting problem as a class involving 1st and 2nd rank amendments.

 

Instructional Plan

Course: Prin. AFNR
Unit: Parliamentary Procedure 
TEKS: 130.2 (5) (D)
Lesson Title: Refer to a Committee
Estimated Time: 1 day

Objectives 

By the time the lesson is complete students will be able to: 

  1. State the process of refer to a committee,
  2. Develop a motion to refer to a committee, and
  3. Validate the concepts of refer to a committee and a main motion.

 

Instructional Plan

Course: Prin. AFNR
Unit: Parliamentary Procedure 
TEKS: 130.2 (5) (D)
Lesson Title: Previous Question
Estimated Time: 1 day

Objectives 

By the time the lesson is complete students will be able to: 

  1. State the purpose of a previous question,
  2. List the pertinent facts, 
  3. Apply the motion to a meeting, and 
  4. Verbally perform a previous question as a class.

 

The FFA Creed

Goal: To introduce students to a key component of an FFA program, the FFA Creed. Students

should gain an understanding of the FFA Creed’s history, meaning and significance.

Description: Follow along as this presentation details the history of the FFA Creed as well as a

detailed description of its contents and meaning. 

Objectives:

  1. To explain the purpose of a creed.
  2. To learn and explain the background and history of the FFA Creed.
  3. To memorize and recite the FFA Creed.
  4. To analyze the meaning and significance of the FFA Creed.

Day one: Students will take the first paragraph of the creed and break it down. Students will use critical thinking to decide what the paragraph is saying, write it in their own words and what it means to them and draw a small simple picture to relate to the paragraph. 

Day Two: Students will have a short activity at the beginning of the class to review yesterday’s paragraph. I will have the first paragraph cut into one word pieces and the class will work together to piece it together. Once completed students will write the second paragraph into their journal and write about how it can relate to their life in 4 or more sentences. We will have a class discussion about what students wrote. 

Day Three: Students will have a short activity at the beginning of the class to review yesterday’s paragraph. I will have the second paragraph cut into one word pieces and the class will work together to piece it together. Students will then receive the handout of the third paragraph and be asked to write it out using symbols. Ie. for ‘I believe’ I would draw an eyeball and then a bee and a leaf. 

Day Four: SUB DAY Students will write out fourth and fifth paragraph into their journals write about what it means and how it applies to their lives. After writing students will discuss what they wrote about. 

Day 5-8: As a class students will recite the creed over and over to practice memorization 

Day 9-10 : Students will one by one present the creed to the class for a test grade and to complete one of the requirements of their greenhand degree.