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