ERIC Number: ED397281
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Aug-1
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Curriculum Framework for Agriculture Production (Program CIP: 01.0301--Agricultural Prod. Workers & Mgrs.). Secondary Programs.
Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
This document, which reflects Mississippi's statutory requirement that instructional programs be based on core curricula and performance-based assessment, contains outlines of the instructional units required in local instructional management plans and daily lesson plans for agriculture production I and II. Presented first are a program description and course outlines. Section I contains curriculum frameworks for both courses, and section II contains outlines of the instructional units required in each course. Units in course I are as follows: careers, leadership/FFA activites, Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) program, animal science and management, agricultural plant parts and classification, plant reproduction and nutrition, agricultural mechanics orientation and safety, introduction to agricultural structures, basic welding, basic cutting and welding, basic electricity, and small engines. Units in course II include the following: agricultural business organization; records and recordkeeping; taxes, insurance, and business law; agricultural economics/marketing; agricultural credit; environmental quality control; property acquisition; differential leveling; plant pest control and pesticide safety; advanced welding; oxyacetylene brazing and welding; agricultural construction; advanced electricity; and equipment operation, maintenance, and repairs. Each unit includes suggested time on tasks, competencies and objectives, teaching strategies, assessment strategies, and resources. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Distributive Education, Educational Equipment, Employment Qualifications, Leadership, Marketing, Recordkeeping, Secondary Education, Soil Science, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Office of Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi