Q2W5 Fundamentals 8th Grade (11/16 – 11/19)

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaFundamentals of Agriscience
Grade Level8th grade
Week #Q2W5
Unit of InstructionThanksgiving
Standard(s) Taught

01.02 Distinguish the major agricultural production areas of the United States.

13.04 Define and use additional networking and internet services.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:

*Choose 2 commodities and research where they are primarily found in the U.S.

*Find further data relating to these commodities

*Be prepared to share this data with their peers during class discussion time.

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers:

Tuesday: What are you most looking forward to doing over Thanksgiving break?

Wednesday: What is your favorite dessert and why?

Friday: “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson What does this quote mean to you, why is it important?

Assignments Due


Pick at least 2 commodity cards and fill in the details. You can work individually or in groups of 2 or 3, but you must complete these by Friday in order to present to the class. Once presentations are done Friday, we’ll be going to the garden.

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