ERIC Number: ED334386
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Standardized Curriculum for Enrichment Agriculture. Grades 7 and 8.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Standardized vocational education course titles and core contents are provided for two courses in Mississippi: agriculture, grades seven and eight. The first course contains the following units: (1) agricultural careers; (2) leadership and Future Farmers of America (FFA); (3) public speaking; (4) parliamentary procedures; (5) introduction to supervised occupational experience; (6) livestock and animal science; (7) crop and plant science; (8) soils; (9) shop safety; (10) basic tools and shop work; and (11) operating power machinery. The second course contains the following units: (1) agricultural careers; (2) leadership and FFA; (3) public speaking; (4) parliamentary procedure; (5) supervised occupational experience; (6) animal science; (7) plant science; (8) soils; (9) computers; (10) shop safety; (11) basic tools and shop work; and (12) agricultural safety. Each unit consists of these components: objectives, with core/essential objectives indicated; suggested instructional practices; list of suggested resources; list of evaluation and suggested minimum performance standards, with core/essential objectives indicated; and performance record, with core/essential objectives indicated. A checklist for each course combining all unit performance standards into a single list is included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Objectives, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Enrichment, Grade 7, Grade 8, Hand Tools, Horticulture, Junior High Schools, Leadership, Livestock, Parliamentary Procedures, Public Speaking, Soil Science, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Supervised Occupational Experience (Agriculture)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers: Future Farmers of America; Mississippi
Note: For related documents, see CE 058 387-419.