Q3W1 – W2 Fundamentals 8th Grade (1/4 – 1/14)

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaFundamentals of Agriscience
Grade Level8th grade
Week #Q3
Unit of InstructionOrnamental Horticulture Demonstration
Standard(s) Taught

12.01 Apply basic mathematics operations to solve agricultural problems.

12.02 Correctly use measuring devices and utilize measurements to solve agricultural problems.

12.05 Locates, organizes, and interprets information from a variety of agricultural sources.

04.01 Explain the process from farm to consumer.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will identify one area of the OH Demos that they would like to focus on (production, consumer use, marketing, artistic arrangement or landscaping). They will research their area of focus in order to produce a final “show how” demonstration.

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers:

Tuesday (1/4): We’ll be putting together our bell ringer books for quarter three. These need to be colorful AND have your name on them.

Wednesday (1/5): Please tell about a friend that you look up to and tell why.

Friday (1/7): “With integrity you have nothing to fear, since you have nothing to hide.” – Zig Ziglar Tell about a time when you had to make a tough choice and you chose your integrity.

Tuesday (1/11): What type of OH Demo did you select and why?

Wednesday (1/12): Did you choose to work with a partner for your project and why or why not?

Friday (1/14): “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Henry Ford Do you think this quote speaks positively or negatively about teamwork and why or why not?

Assignments Due

Assignment:

Week 1:

Tuesday: PowerPoint/Videos/Explanation/Opportunity to pick partners/Rubric

Wednesday: Planning for Project/Sign up for presentation days

Friday: Garden/Project work

Week 2:

Tuesday: Garden/Project work

Wednesday: Start presentations

Friday: Finish presentations/Garden

Additional Resources

Please see Canvas course details for further information.