Q3W1 – W2 Introduction to Ag (1/4 – 1/14)

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaIntroduction to Agriscience
Grade Level6th - 8th
Week #Q3W1 - W2
Unit of InstructionOrnamental Horticulture Demonstration
Standard(s) Taught

04.1 Complete a project safely using the appropriate tools, machinery or equipment.

04.02 Prepare and process an agricultural product.

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

01.02 Describe products of agriscience.

06.01 Describe the proper handling techniques and storage of food products from farm to plate.

06.03 Conduct a food taste test.

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.