1. Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources/Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Extended Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study...
  2. AG Explorer

    • Resource ID: AG-G-001
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    National FFA and Discovery Education have joined forces to create a robust, comprehensive career resource to help you explore the broad range of careers within the industry of agriculture. AG explorer will help you find your agriculture career.
  3. Texas FFA Association

    • Resource ID: CTSO - TFFA
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A CTE Student Organization (CTSO) that is one of the organizations forming the Texas Team Ag Ed and playing an important role in the state's agricultural education and FFA programming.
  4. New Teacher Checklist

    • Resource ID: TeacherChecklist
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    This checklist is designed to guide a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher as the teacher plans for a successful school year. It is a general list of activities that a new teacher might need to plan for and be aware of. This list is not intended to be an all-inclusive or required...
  5. CTE Acronym/Terms

    • Resource ID: Ressource Terms
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The purpose of this document is to provide a list of common terms used in Career and Technical Education (CTE) education. Several new CTE teachers come from industry into the classroom, and may not yet be familiar with terms used in CTE classroom or laboratory settings. While this document is...
  6. Lesson Plan: The FFA Creed and Song

    • Resource ID: 6694
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are introduced to "The FFA Creed and Song" and learn about agricultural leadership in organizations.
  7. Lesson Plan: Demonstrating Identification Techniques for Beef Cattle

    • Resource ID: 6707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    Allows students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
  8. Lesson Plan: Beef Cattle Terminology

    • Resource ID: 6709
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will define terms related to the beef cattle industry. Students will develop their own Beef Cattle Dictionaries to organize the new terms.       
  9. Lesson Plan: Sheep Management/Products Lab

    • Resource ID: 6710
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to making wool products and marketing techniques.
  10. Lesson Plan: Swine Industry Terminology

    • Resource ID: 6712
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the terminologies used in the swine industry.
  11. Lesson Plan: Classes of Livestock

    • Resource ID: 6726
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will create a table to define and learn the most commonly used terms in livestock production.
  12. Principles of AFNR: An Overview of the Poultry Industry

    • Resource ID: 6729
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  13. Lesson Plan: Selling Your Own Product - A Beef Cattle Marketing Approach

    • Resource ID: 6731
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson guides students to develop knowledge and skills regarding animal selection, breeding and genetics, and learn methods to identify and understand consumer, and how and whom to sell.
  14. Lesson Plan: Swine Management Lab

    • Resource ID: 6732
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about swine industry and its management.
  15. Lesson Plan: Table Lamp Water Pump Project

    • Resource ID: 6736
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson helps students to safely performs basic power, structural, and technical system skills in agricultural applications. Students work on a table lamp water pump project.
  16. Lesson Plan: Systems of Operation

    • Resource ID: 6678
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson provides, students an opportunity to learn the employability characteristics, within a career context of systems of operation in agriculture, food, and natural resources.
  17. Lesson Plan: Scope of Agriculture on Society

    • Resource ID: 6689
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson discusses the scope of agriculture and explain the role that the industry plays in society. Students will have the opportunity to explore careers in the agricultural industry.
  18. O*NET

    • Resource ID: Coun-ONET
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    ONET website
  19. Future Farmers of America - FFA

    • Resource ID: CTSO-FFA
    • Grade Range: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Future Farmers of America
  20. TEA CTE Master Course Lists with TSDS PEIMS Codes

    • Resource ID: 19876
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    The Master Course List for Career and Technical Education (CTE) is an administration tool for counselors, teachers, and staff's use in student schedule building and enrollment in the Texas State Data System (TSDS) with the appropriate TSDS PEIMS codes. The guide can also be helpful in...