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Weekly Lessons

Lesson Plans

Dates: _____December 11-15_____

Class: _________Agriculture, Food, and NR_____________

Day:

Objectives:

Activities:

Assessment:

 

 

 

Monday

 

 

 

Students will describe how milk is processed to make assorted dairy products.

Students will define pasteurization and homogenization.

 

Students will take notes and watch several short video clips explaining how milk gets from the farm to the store.  

Students will take a quiz over the parts of the mammary system.

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

 

Students will make ice cream.

Students will make ice cream after reviewing key terms from the previous day.  They will complete an essay about milk processing as they eat their ice cream.

Students will turn their essay in for a grade. 

 

 

 

Wednesday

 

 

 

Students will list characteristics that are used to judge dairy cattle.

Students will practice judging dairy animals.

The teacher will show pictures of a group of cows and ask students to place the cows.  Students will discuss what to look for in a dairy animal.  The teacher will give notes about physical characteristics of good dairy animals and will show pictures of examples of good and bad qualities.  She will then use a judging website to show pictures of different classes of animals.  Students will place the animals and will discuss why they placed them in the order that they wrote down.

 

Students will complete and exit slip before leaving the room.

 

 

 

Thursday

 

 

 

 

Students will practice judging dairy animals.

The teacher will show pictures of a group of cows and ask students to place the cows.  Students will place the animals and will discuss why they placed them in the order that they wrote down.

 

 

 

 

Students will be given participation points for placing the classes of cattle.

 

 

 

Friday

 

 

 

 

Students will identify parts of the male reproductive tract in cattle.

Students will read the class text book and answer questions about the male reproductive tract in cattle.

Questions will be turned in for a grade.