Ag 1 Calendar
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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Veggie Presentation
Veggie Presentation
Present Presentation
Present Presentation
Bio Pre Test
Monday 10/24/2016
Wrap up work


Tell me about the progress on last weeks work while i was gone.

Obj: SWBAT --> Finish Power Point/ ready to present. Finish textbook assignment. Turn in documentary notes.

Study for CDE Test

Tuesday 10/25/2016
CDE Testing

Bellwork: Land Lab Day for those not taking CDE Testing. all others will be in Mr. B's Room.

Wednesday 10/26/2016
Fruit Presentations

Bellwork: What is the most interesting fact you found out about your fruit or melon.

Obj: SWBAT teach the class about a given fruit or melon 

Thursday 10/27/2016
Fruit Presentations

Bellwork: Give one fact about a given fruit. (not your own)

Obj: SWBAT teach the class about a given fruit or melon 

Friday 10/28/2016
Finish presentation

Bellwork: Name that movie- "With great power comes great responsibility"

Obj: SWBAT Finish Presentations

Tuesday 11/1/2016
Finish presentation

Bellwork: From the Video yesterday. who were the first people to celebrate Halloweeen?

Obj: SWBAT to finish presentations

Wednesday 11/2/2016
Land Lab Wed

Land Lab

Thursday 11/3/2016
District CDE Contest (SUB)

Movie "Ivy League Farmer"


Friday 11/4/2016
Ivy League Farmer

Bellwork: What is the main plot of the movie

Obj Finish Ivy League Farmer

Monday 11/7/2016
Cell Anatomy

Bellwork: Name 3 of the 6 early contributors to the cell theory

Obj: SWBAT list/define/comprehend the anatomy of animal and plant cells

Wednesday 11/9/2016
Land Lab Wed
Thursday 11/10/2016
Edible Cell Lab

Bellwork: Describe the nucleus and the nucleolus.

Obj: SWBAT create label and define animal cel via sugar

Thursday 11/10/2016

Please use time in class to correct and prepare your AET record books

Friday 11/11/2016
Veterans Day
Monday 11/14/2016
Cell Quiz

Bellwork: Please get out "Cell City Analogy"

Obj: Finish Cell City Analogy and Complete Edible Cell Quiz

Tuesday 11/15/2016
Passive Transport

Bellwork: What is a semi permeable membrane? Explain.

Obj Understand Passive Transport within the cell

Wednesday 11/16/2016
Land Lab Wed
Wednesday 11/23/2016
Thanksgiving break
Monday 11/28/2016

Fast Food that changed the world.

Whats your favorite fast food. 

Monday 11/28/2016

Fast Food Documentary 

Tuesday 11/29/2016

Define Cytokinesis: 

Obj: Finish Mitosis and meiosis worksheet with accuracy 

Wednesday 11/30/2016
Cell Review

Meiosis is.....(define)

Obj: complete cell review

Thursday 12/1/2016
Cell Exam

Did you study for the cell exam. Why or why not?

Obj: Cell Unit Exam

Friday 12/2/2016
Cookie Dough Sales/ AET

Friday Quote

"Great minds discuss ideas,average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people." -Elanor Roosevelt

Obj: collect cookie dough sales and update AET

Monday 12/5/2016
Intro 2 Genetics

Define Genetics:

Obj: Investigate and understand common mechanisms of inheritance

Tuesday 12/6/2016
Genetics (heredity)

What is Heredity

Obj: SWBAT investigate and understand common mechanisms of inherittance

Wednesday 12/7/2016

What is Codominance

Obj: SWBAT finish Punnet square worksheet

Thursday 12/8/2016

Bellwork: What is incomplete dominance 

Obj: SWBAT comprehend and build Dihybrid Cross Punnett Squares

Friday 12/9/2016
Monday 12/12/2016
Chpt 5 Genetic Engineering

Bellwork: Finish Chapter 5 Gentetic Engeneering + Review Exercices Pg 139-141

Obj: SWBAT Complete Review Exercises In Genetics

Tuesday 12/13/2016
Genetics Review

Please get out all Genetics Lecture Notes

Obj: SWBAT study and review for final 

Tuesday 1/3/2017
Spring CDE's/Intro Soil Sci


-Name Three natural resources


-SWBAT understand and list soil's purpose 

Wednesday 1/4/2017
Land Lab Day
Thursday 1/5/2017


_What is the difference between soil and dirt?

-Obj SWBAT understand soil and the impact to our environment

Friday 1/6/2017


-About how many soil series are located uin the United States?


-SWBAT construct Soil Order Booklet

Monday 1/9/2017


-What is the Soil Order is found in about 2/3 of the entire state of Arizona


-SWBAT Finish constructing Soil order map

Update the AET record book

Study CDE Test Bank



Tuesday 1/10/2017


-What is the most common soil order found in Alaska


-Finish Soil Order Booklet

Wednesday 1/11/2017
Land Lab Day
Thursday 1/12/2017


"_________ soil is found in the part of the U.S known as the corn belt.


-SWBAT understand the distinction between the three soil separates and how to measure the % of each

Monday 1/16/2017
Tuesday 1/17/2017
Soils (Color)


-Name the 5 characteristics of soil structure


-SWBAT complete soil color lab

Wednesday 1/18/2017
Land Lab (Wed)
Friday 1/20/2017
Chpt 2 Soils

Friday Quote

"If an egg is broken by an outside force LIFE ENDS. If an egg is broken from an inside force LIFE BEGINS. Great things always start from the inside." -Jim Kwik

Obj- Chapterr 2 Soils Textbook

Monday 1/23/2017
Finish Chpt 2


An Aggie Math Riddle.......

Obj: Finish Chpt 2/Study for CDE's/ Begin Lesson #5 Soil texturing

Tuesday 1/24/2017
Soil Texture


-Why do we test for soil texture?


-Finish Soil texturing worksheet. 

-begin soil texturing lab

Monday 1/30/2017
Soil Consistency


Why do we test for soil plasticity and stickiness


SWBAT understand the reasoning behind soil consistency testing

Tuesday 1/31/2017
Soil Consistency


-Define Soil Plasticity


Finish 3rd Soil Lab (Soil Consistency)

Wednesday 2/1/2017
Land Lab (Wed)
Monday 2/6/2017
Soil Chemical Properties

Bellwork: List the layers of a soil profile from sub surface to surface

Obj: SWBAT List and describe soils chemical properties

Tuesday 2/7/2017
Soil Chemical Properties

What are the 3 macronutrients needed by a plant?

Obj: SWBAT List and describe soils chemical properties

Wednesday 2/8/2017
Land Lab (Wed)

Land Lab Day

Wednesday 2/8/2017
Land Lab Day

Land Lab Day

Thursday 2/9/2017
(Sub) District CDE
Friday 2/10/2017
AET Update

Friday Quote

" History will be kind to me for i intend to write it." Winston Churchill 

Monday 2/13/2017
Soil Survey

A soil pH over 7 is called???

Obj; complete Soil Survey

Tuesday 2/14/2017
Land Lab Clean UP

Land Lab Clean UP

Wednesday 2/15/2017
Land Lab Clean UP

Land Lab Clean UP

Thursday 2/16/2017
Land Lab Clean UP

Land Lab Clean UP

Monday 3/13/2017
Spring Break
Tuesday 3/14/2017
Spring Break
Wednesday 3/15/2017
Spring Break
Thursday 3/16/2017
Spring Break
Friday 3/17/2017
Spring Break
Monday 3/20/2017
FFA Leadership Activity

Bellwork: How was your spring break? What did you do?

Obj: Complete the FFA leadership Activity

Tuesday 3/21/2017
Plant Parts Review

Bellwork: Finish both pages of the assingment from yesterday and turn in.

Obj: review/refresh plant parts

Wednesday 3/22/2017
Land Lab (Wed)

Land Lab Day

Thursday 3/23/2017
Leaf Anatomy

Bellwork: What is the main function of the flower?

Obj: label and define all parts of a leaf, to explore the function and how it relates to the entire plant

Friday 3/24/2017
Plant Quiz 1

Bellwork: Friday Quote "Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point." -C.S Lewis

Obj: Complete Plant Quiz #1

Monday 3/27/2017
Monocots vs Dicots

Bellwork: take 15 Minutes to finish educational plant poster

Objective: Understand the difference between monocot and dicot plants


Tuesday 3/28/2017
Monocots vs Dicots

Bellwork: What are the five ways to tell if a plant is a monoccot?

Obj: understand the difference between monocots and dicots

Wednesday 3/29/2017
Land Lab (Wed)

Land Lab Day

Friday 3/31/2017

Friday Quote

"Oppertunities are usually disguised as hard work. So most people dont recognize them."

Obj: Intro to Propagation. 

Monday 5/1/2017

Bellwork: Get out your plant journal and prepare for an update

Obj: Hydroponics system design

Thursday 5/4/2017
Verde Valley Fair (Sub)
Friday 5/5/2017
Verde Valley Fair (Sub)
Monday 5/8/2017
Farmland Video/Worksheet

Bellwork: Give me one fact that you have learned from the video 

Obj: Complete worksheet and video/update the aet

Wednesday 5/10/2017
Land Lab (Wed)

Land Lab

Thursday 5/11/2017
Hydroponics Blue Prints

Continue working on hydroponic blueprints

Friday 5/12/2017
SAE Work Day


Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. 

-Melody Beattie
Obj: SAE Work Day
Monday 5/15/2017
Hydroponics Blue Prints

Finalize and Grade Hydroponics Blue Prints

Wednesday 5/17/2017
Update SAE
Thursday 5/18/2017
Update SAE
Friday 5/19/2017
Final SAE Due
Monday 5/22/2017
Post Test

Agriscience Post Test

Everything off desk and prepare to take the test

Tuesday 5/23/2017
Hours 1 & 3

Summer Prep with Land Lab

Wednesday 5/24/2017
Hour 2

Prep Land Lab for summer

Wednesday 5/31/2017
FFA State Leadership Conference

Those attending please meet in front of cafeteria at 11:40 am. Bus leaves at 12:00

Friday 8/4/2017
Day 2

BELLWORK: Do you have any previous agriculture experience? explain:

OBJECTIVE: SWBAT read and understand classroom rules and procedures within the course syllabus.

Monday 8/7/2017
Class Intros

BELLWORK: On a scale of 1-10. How skilled are you at using microsoft programs. (Powerpoint/Word/Excel)


Objective: SWBAT Cont' building intro presentation on powerpoint.

Tuesday 8/8/2017
Class Intros

BELLWORK: Who is finished and ready to present. If not, Why?

OBJECTIVES: SWBAT- present intro to the class

Wednesday 8/9/2017
Land Lab Day Intro

Land Lab Day

Thursday 8/10/2017
"Who am I" Presentation

Bellwork: Why do most find it difficult to stand and present/ speak in front of an audience or class? 

Obj: SWBAT stand and present "Who Am I" intro presentations

Friday 8/11/2017
Finish Intros

Congrats on making it by your first week! Whoop Whoop (TGIF)

BELLWORK: "A goal is a dream with a deadline" -Napoleon Hill

Objective: SWBAT Finish intro presentations

Monday 8/14/2017
What is Agriculture

BELLWORK--   Define Science:

Objectives: SWBAT – understand the history of agriculture and US agriculture with the aid of guided notes.

Tuesday 8/15/2017
What is Agriculture

Bellwork: What was the estimated time of the beginning of agriculture?

Obj: SWBAT understand the history of agriculture and U.S agriculture via guided notes

Wednesday 8/16/2017
Land Lab Day

Land Lab Day

Thursday 8/17/2017
Az Agriculture


-What are the 5 C's of Arizona Agriculture

Obj: SWBAT understand arizona agriculture infrastructure 

Wednesday 8/23/2017
Land Lab Day
Thursday 8/24/2017
FFA History

Bellwork:What are some correlations between FFA history and U.S history dating back to 1917?

Obj: SWBAT Finish timeline game & practice 1st paragraph of the creed

Monday 8/28/2017
FFA Creed

Bellwork: What is a Creed?

Obj: SWBAT stand and deliver 1st paragraph of the FFA Creed.

Tuesday 8/29/2017
Creed Breakdown

Bellwork: Rw-write the 1st paragraph of the creed in your own word

Obj: SWBAT breakdown the ffa creed via group project with e-moments

Wednesday 8/30/2017
FFA Creed P1-P2

Bellwork: Take 5 Min and 5 Min only to study creed.

Obj: SWBAT stand and deliver paragraph 1-2 of FFA Creed

Friday 9/1/2017
FFA State Officer Visit
Monday 9/11/2017
Creed P1-P5

Bellwork: Last day of creed. Are you ready?

Obj: SWBAT final day of FFA Creed

Tuesday 9/12/2017
FFA Basics

Bellwork: Describe 4 parts of the FFA emblem and the meaning of each?

Objective: FFA Basics

Wednesday 9/13/2017
Land Lab Day

Bellwork: "Give me lever long enough and a fulcrum which to place it and I shall move the world" -Archimedes

Objective: Land lab

Thursday 9/14/2017
CDE Basics

Bellwork: What is CDE?

Objective:Pick CDE based on career goals/ hobbies

Friday 9/15/2017


Monday 9/18/2017
SAE Basics

Bellwork: What is a SAE?

Objective: SWBAT explore/define SAE's and develope an SAE for this year

Tuesday 9/19/2017
SAE Exploration

Bellwork:" FFA members why are we here"...

Objective:SAE Exploration

Wednesday 9/20/2017
Land Lab Day

Bellwork: Land Lab 

Objective: Land Lab

Thursday 9/21/2017
Brainstorming Cards

Bellwork:List 2 big ideas you have as an SAE this far in the planning stage.

Objective:Brainstorming cards activity

Monday 9/25/2017
Greenhand Confrence

Greenhand Conference 

Tuesday 9/26/2017
AET setup

Bellwork: What did you like/learn?

Objective: AET setup

Wednesday 9/27/2017
Land Lab Day

Land Lab Day

Thursday 9/28/2017
AET Print out

Bellwork: Did you get to go to bonfire? What did you like? What would make it better?

Objective: (AET) PDF print out

Friday 9/29/2017
Veggie Presentation

Bellwork: What veggie did you pick ?

Objective: Create/Present veggie presentation

Monday 10/2/2017
Veggie Presentation

Bellwork:What veggie did you pick? What's its origin?

Objective: Work on veggie presentation 

Tuesday 10/3/2017
Veggie Presentation

Bellwork: Give me one cool fact about your veggie

Objective: Work on veggie presentation

Wednesday 10/4/2017
Present Presentation

Bellwork: " If you kick the person in the (pants) responsible for most of your troubles you wouldn't sit for a week "-Theadore Roosevelt

Objective: Present veggie

Thursday 10/5/2017
Present Presentation

Bellwork: How many points are available to you this week? What assignmenta do these represent?

Objective: Present veggie

Monday 10/16/2017
Bio Pre Test

Bellwork: What was the best part of your fall break? 

Obj: SWBAT complete the Agriscience 1 bio pre test