Q1W6 Introduction to Ag (9/21 – 9/23)

TeacherSheri Potter
Subject AreaIntroduction to Agriscience
Grade Level6th - 8th
Week #Q1W6
Unit of InstructionJourney 2050 Water Conservation
Standard(s) Taught

01.04 Collect and discuss information on current agricultural events.

01.08 Describe the relationship between natural resources and agriculture.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will understand the importance of water conservation efforts in our sustainability practices.

Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers:

Wednesday: What do you think the USDA is responsible for?

Friday: If you could be any fruit, what would you be and why?

Assignments Due


Wednesday: PowerPoint & complete one of the following assignments and turn in by the beginning of class on 10/30:

Choice 1: 3 paragraph persuasive essay detailing how you are going to convince people to conserve water. Your essay should detail water conservation efforts at home and in the community (school, work, etc…). What would this mean for people, their community, their world, their future. Legibility and spelling count.

Choice 2: Poster – create a poster that supports water conservation. This should be a poster that is COLORFUL. You do not have to present your poster.

Choice 3: A presentation – this can be a written presentation that you would like to give in front of the class. Your oral presentation should be well thought out, should detail WHY people should be invested in conserving water, HOW they can go about conserving water, and WHAT benefits they would get from conserving water in the future. Your presentation should be at least 2 minutes.

All of these are due by Friday (9/23) at the end of class. If you are doing a presentation, please be prepared to give your presentation on Tuesday 9/27 at the beginning of class.

Friday: Continue working on assignments, if all work is complete, we will go to the garden.

REMINDER: ALL STUDENTS HAVE ACCESS TO CANVAS AS AN AID IN THEIR LEARNING, please feel free to use this tool however you deem necessary.

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