Q3W4 Fundamentals 8th Grade (1/25 – 1/28)

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaFundamentals of Agriscience
Grade Level8th grade
Week #Q3W4
Unit of InstructionAnimal Rights V. Animal Welfare
Standard(s) Taught

CTE-AFNR.68.ANIMAL.05.01
Describe the differences between animal welfare and animal rights.

CTE-AFNR.68.ANIMAL.02.01
Describe the proper handling of production animals.

CTE-AFNR.68.ANIMAL.02.02
Compare animal welfare and animal rights.

CTE-AFNR.68.ANIMAL.02.03
Explain how animal welfare and animal rights advocate groups impact production agriculture.

CTE-AFNR.68.ANIMAL.02.04
Summarize animal cruelty and the consequences of cruel treatment of animals.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will be able to identify the difference between animal welfare and animal rights.

They will understand the proper handling of animals.

Have knowledge of the basic needs of animals.

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers:

Tuesday: (1/25)What are some items that we use every day that come from dairy products? (Name at least 3)

Wednesday: (1/26) Name at least 2 ways that dairy cattle and beef cattle are different.

Friday: (1/28)”Dreams don’t work unless you do.” Tell me what this quote means to you.

Assignments Due

Assignment:

Tuesday: In chapter 21 of the book, identify the key terms from pg 399 and do the T/F on page 411. Also, choose 1 of the following:

a. Some people feel that rodeos are cruel to animals. Use a computer to research the topic and draw your own conclusion. Give your reasons for making your conclusion. This should all be done in at least 3 paragraphs (5 sentences/paragraph).

b. Make a conclusion as to whether you feel that testing cosmetics on animals is justified. Use a computer to research the topic and draw you own conclusion. Give your reasons for making your conclusion. This should be done in at lease 3 paragraphs (5 sentences/paragraph).

Wednesday: Watch video clips from Farmland

Friday: Class discussion and with remaining time we will go to the garden.

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