1. Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Principles of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources will allow students to develop knowledge and skills regarding career and educational opportunities, personal development, globalization, industry standards, details, practices, and expectations.
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  2. Advanced Animal Science

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Animal Science examines the interrelatedness of human, scientific, and technological dimensions of livestock production. Instruction is designed to allow for the...
  3. Advanced Energy and Natural Resources Technology

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Energy and Natural Resource Technology is designed to explore the interdependency of the public and natural resource systems related to energy production. In addition, renewable, sustainable, and environment friendly practices will be explored.
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  4. Advanced Plant and Soil Science

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Advanced Plant and Soil Science provides a way of learning about the natural world. Students should know how plant and soil science has influenced a vast body of knowledge,...
  5. Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    In Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, students will apply knowledge and skills related to mathematics, including algebra, geometry, and...
  6. Professional Standards in Agribusiness

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Professional Standards in Agribusiness primarily focuses on leadership, communication, employer-employee relations, and problem solving as they relate to agribusiness.
    This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any...
  7. Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecology Management examines the management of game and non-game wildlife species, fish, and aqua crops and their ecological needs as related to current agricultural practices. To prepare for success, students need opportunities to learn, reinforce, apply, and transfer...
  8. Teaching Professionalism to Students with Special Needs - Training for Post-Secondary Employment

    • Resource ID: 15723
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Given the nature of their hands-on, lab-based, applied curriculum, CTE teachers can focus on employability skills. Here are examples of instructional strategies that can be used when teaching these skills to your students with disabilities in an inclusive setting.
  9. Engaging Students with Disabilities – Encouraging Independent Skill Development

    • Resource ID: 15725
    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Engaging students in the classroom and effectively utilizing instructional time is key to helping all students attain college and career readiness skills.
    In this video we demonstrate some essential engagement strategies.
  10. Lesson Plan: Investigating STEM Cluster Careers

    • Resource ID: 14590
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  
  11. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  12. Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

    • Resource ID: 20173
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.
  13. Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Sign Me Up!

    • Resource ID: 20174
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of  participation in curricular and extracurricular  activities in college and career preparation.
  14. Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

    • Resource ID: 20176
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in...
  15. Lesson Plan: Identity Theft and Credit Safety

    • Resource ID: 20034
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management and discuss the impact of identify theft on credit.
  16. Lesson Plan: Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

    • Resource ID: 20035
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will understand and determine actions to obtain and keep good credit scores. Students will apply these skills to their financial future.
  17. Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

    • Resource ID: 19942
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.
  18. Lesson Plan: Can You Lend a Helping Hand?

    • Resource ID: 20037
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will recognize the value of service learning by identifying, planning, and implementing service learning activities with other students and community partners to address local and global issues. Students will also use technology to research service learning projects and...
  19. Lesson Plan: Piggy Bank vs. Bank - Choosing and Maintaining Your Account

    • Resource ID: 20038
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will analyze data to make decisions about banking and finance.
  20. Lesson Plan: The Job Interview

    • Resource ID: 20039
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will practice job interview skills, discuss and recognize the do’s and don’ts, and participate in a mock interview.