ERIC Number: ED339811
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Homestead and Gardening Skills. A Guide for Providing Instruction for 11th and 12th Grade Students Enrolled in North Carolina's Secondary Schools [and] Vocational Education Competency Test-Item Bank. Agricultural Education.
Robinson, Ward R.
This document consists of a teacher's guide for a competency-based course on homestead and gardening skills designed for North Carolina's 11th- and 12th-grade students, and a list of competency test items applicable to the course. The teacher's guide contains course specifications, a list of competency statements, a sheet describing each unit of instruction, and a 161-item bibliography. The units cover general concepts in agriculture and agribusiness; Future Farmers of America activities and a supervised occupational experience program through home, school, and community resources; homestead planning; homestead and gardening mechanics; home safety; and home gardens. The test item bank contains true/false items, matching items, multiple choice items, ranking items, short answer items, fill-in-the-blank items, essay questions, drawing projects, and field demonstration projects. All items are cross-referenced to competencies in the homestead and gardening skills course. Answers are provided for all objective items; for other items, teachers are advised to develop such devices as observational checklists. (CML)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers: Future Farmers of America; Homesteading; North Carolina