ERIC Number: ED233229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Core III Materials for Rural Agriculture Programs. Units H-I.
Courson, Roger L.; And Others
This curriculum guide includes teaching packets for nine problem areas of study to be included in a core curriculum for 11th-grade or third-year students enrolled in rural agricultural programs in Illinois. Each problem area includes some or all of the following components: suggestions to the teacher, a teacher guide, a competency inventory, an information sheet, student worksheets or assignment sheets with key, demonstrations, job sheets, transparencies, a discussion guide for transparencies, and sample test questions and teacher key. The nine problem areas in this guide are grouped into two units. The first unit, on agricultural mechanics, covers these six problem areas: (1) constructing and maintaining buildings, (2) developing electrical wiring skills, (3) adjusting and maintaining planting equipment, (4) maintaining and repairing small engines, (5) adjusting and maintaining combine harvesting equipment, and (6) developing concrete masonry skills. The second unit, on agricultural business management, covers (1) four ways of doing business in agriculture, (2) marketing agricultural crops, and (3) marketing livestock and livestock products. (KC)
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Occupations, Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Construction (Process), Electricity, Engines, Farm Management, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Livestock, Marketing, Masonry, Mechanics (Process), Occupational Information, Rural Education, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to colored paper. For related documents, see ED 208 148-153, ED 220 689-690, ED 222 663-664, and CE 036 785-788.