Teaching Guides

Fall 2017 FFA New Horizons Cover

Fall 2017

In this guide, You will find several activities that accompany articles from the Fall 2017 issue of FFA New Horizons. Answer keys to appropriate worksheets can be found at the end of the guide. All activities are aligned to the educational standards (see each activity to see the specific standards).

All FFA New Horizons teaching guides also include appendices, discussion questions, SAE and FFA tips, and PDFs of the article pages for easy classroom integration.

2016-17 Teaching Guides

Summer 2017

Activities are outlined in the following sections: discover, recognize, experience and apply. The activities are aligned to common core-english standards; agriculture, food and natural resources national content standards; life knowledge connections; and career pathways.

Spring 2017

Activities include a fill-in-the-blanks quizzes related to articles about drone technology, alumnus Cory Flournoy and resume writing. Plus  vocabulary words found in the commodities article in the magazine.

Winter 2016
The curriculum includes discussion questions for four articles, an “interview a local farmer” activity and a brainstorm lesson on community involvement.


Fall 2016
The curriculum includes reading-response worksheets for four articles, a quick research project into agritourism farms in your area, and a vocabulary lesson.

2015-16 Teaching Guides

Summer 2016
The curriculum includes a college research project, a group exercise to develop a new agriculture product, and a vocabulary review using words found in the magazine.

Spring 2016
The curriculum includes a brainstorming project to dream up community service ideas, an interactive activity to develop students’ own ice cream flavors, and a crossword puzzle about meat goats.

Winter 2015
Activities include a crossword puzzle about bees, a fill-in-the-blanks quiz related to an article about U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and vocabulary words found in the magazine.

Fall 2015
The curriculum includes reading-response worksheets for four articles, a quick research project into agritourism farms in your area, and a vocabulary lesson using words found in the magazine.