ERIC Number: ED208151
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Core I Materials for Metropolitan Agriculture/Horticulture Programs. Units A-C.
Ethridge, Jim; And Others
These units of instructional materials and teaching aids are the first three of a series of 10 designed for use in metropolitan agriculture/horticulture programs for students in grades 9 and 10. Covered in the unit on agricultural occupations are the school program, agriculture and society, and careers in agriculture. Orientation to supervised occupational experience (SOE) programs, planning an individual SOE program, and keeping records on an SOE program are examined. Discussed next are such topics pertinent to leadership in horticulture/agriculture as understanding the National Junior Horticultural Association and the Future Farmers of America as a part of vocational horticulture/agriculture education, duties and responsibilities of youth club officers and members, and developing basic parliamentary skills. Each of these units or problem area packets includes some or all of the following components: suggestions to the teacher, a content outline, a teacher's guide, information sheets, student worksheets or assignment sheets and keys, demonstrations, job sheets, transparencies, a discussion guide for transparencies, and sample test questions and a teacher's key. (The remaining seven units are available separately--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Career Exploration, Grade 10, Grade 9, Guidelines, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Leadership, Learning Activities, Program Development, Recordkeeping, Secondary Education, Student Organizations, Supervised Farm Practice, Urban Areas, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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.