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Digital Art and Design

about 1 year ago

Instructor: William Buie IV

Agriculture/Horticulture

2 months ago


PLANT AND ANIMAL SYSTEMS    TEACHER:  M. BIRCHMORE

Horticulture

Teacher:  Kyle Penland

Plant and Animal Systems

The courses within the Plant and Animal Systems are designed to give students hands-on and practical experiences related to caring for animals.  Courses within the Plant and Animal Systems Pathway include:

  • Agriculture Science and Technology (prerequisite to all the upper level courses) 
  • Equine Science
  • Small Animal Care
  • Animal Science
  • Introduction to Veterinary Science
  • Agriculture Workbased Learning

Agriculture Science and Technology Syllabus 

                

Laurens District High School                   

Course Syllabus – Agriculture Science and Technology

 

 

Course Information

Teacher Information

Credit: 1 Credit Graduation Requirement

Name: Mrs. Melanie Birchmore

Planning Period: Third

Phone:  864-682-3151

Class Location: Room T-128

Shop: T-111

Turn in assignments in Orange Basket.

E-Mail: mbirchmore@laurens55.org

Grade Assistance Time: Monday iLunch

Google Classroom – onwey4o

iCEV – www.icevonlin.com, (username and password first initial last name lowercase no space)

 

 

Vision Statement

Laurens District 55 High School will be a school of excellence and equity in educational practices for each learner. 

Mission Statement

The mission of Laurens District 55 High School is to create a community of learners who are responsible and productive citizens.

 

Course Description:

Agricultural Science and Technology Course #562410CW Grade: 9, 10, 11 – 1 unit

 

This course teaches essential concepts and enhance understanding related to plant and animal life including biotechnology, the conservation of natural resources, and the impact of agriculture and natural resource utilization on the environment. The course emphasizes the role of agriculture in our society and the importance of agriculture to the welfare of the world. Basic personal and community leadership, safety, and agricultural mechanical technology are included as a part of the instructional program. Each student will develop and participate in a Supervised Agricultural Experience. Typical learning activities include hands-on learning experiences such as performing basic principles of plant, soil, and animal science; studying and modeling the significance of humankind’s interrelationship with soil, water, and air; participating in FFA activities. Students will also have the opportunity to learn in a hands-on manner by tending the greenhouse, through working on landscaping projects, and by interacting with small animals. Students signing up for this class should enjoy working outside with plants and animals. Successful completion of this course is required to take upper-level classes in the Plant and Animal Systems Pathway.

 

 

 

Course Competencies/ Learning Objectives

Students who successfully complete Agriculture Science and Technology will be competent in the following areas:

  • Understand the importance of agriculture to our society.

Student Evaluation

The grading system for the Agriculture Department at Laurens District 55 High School is as follows:

 

Tests and Notebook Assignments

 

-

 

20%

Projects/Labs/Class Participation

-

40%

SAE assignments and SAE Portfolio

Exam

-

-

20%

20% (school wide)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy

Regular and prompt class attendance is an essential part of the educational experience. Laurens District 55 High School expects students to exercise good judgment regarding attendance and absences. Students will accept full responsibility for ensuring their work does not suffer because of absences. All students are expected to attend every scheduled class on time. Exceptions may be made for illness and valid emergencies.

 

Classroom Expectations

  1. Arrive to class on time.
  2. Be prepared for class each day:  inside or outside.
  3. Respect your classmates and teacher.
  4. Be responsible for your actions.

 

 

Class Requirements

Your daily assignments will be on Google classroom or iCEV.  You are responsible for turning in assignments on time, even if some assignments have to be done for homework.  The required assignments and instructions for each section will be on Google Classroom.  If you are absent, be sure to check your Google Classroom for missed assignments.  If you complete your assignments on paper, they should be turned in to your class’s basket.  If assignments are turned in electronically, then they should be put into your class folder or done on your iCEV.  Assessments/tests will be done on the iCEV website. 

It is YOUR responsibility to come after school or during grade assistance time to catch up on missed work from your absences.  I will NOT take class time to help you catch up. 

 

Plagiarism, Cheating, and Academic Integrity

Plagiarism is the practice of copying words, sentences, images, or ideas for use in written or oral assessments without giving proper credit to the source. Cheating is defined as the giving or receiving of illegal help on anything that has been determined by the teacher to be an individual effort. Both are considered serious offenses and will significantly affect your course grade. Please refer to the Student Code of Conduct booklet for additional information.

 

Methodology

A combination of lecture, hands-on projects and labs, presentations, SAE (Portfolio), and cooperative learning will be used in this course. Grades will be determined by the satisfactory and timely completion of assignments inside and outside of class. The grade of each assignment is based on the prerequisite given for each assignment.

Below is an overview of topics and major assessments/assignments for this course. Please note dates/timeframes are subject to change and are an estimate.

 

Safety

Safety during this class is extremely important.  Please follow all safety rules in order to keep yourself and the animals we will work with safe at all times.  Especially pay attention to your environment when we are outside and in the shop.


Unit/ Topic

Assessments/Assignments

Month/ Timeframe

Introduction to Agriculture Careers

Project, Slideshow, Journal, Vocabulary, Assessment

September 4, 2018

FFA and SAE

 

Project, Worksheet, Vocabulary, Assessment

September 21, 2018

Livestock

Project, Worksheet, Vocabulary, Hands-on Barn Activities, Assessment

October 17, 2018

Soils

Vocabulary, Project, Notes, Worksheets, Assessment

October 26, 2018

 

Plants

Vocabulary, Project, Slideshow, Hands-on Activities in Greenhouse and Garden

November30, 2018

Biotechnology

Project, Worksheet, Vocabulary, Assessment

December 14, 2018


General Information:

If you are having trouble with this class, come to me immediately, and I can work with you.  If you wait until the end of the 9 weeks, it will be TOO LATE.  I will be available to help you understand so you can be successful in this class. 

 

Please check and sign below

 

______________I have read the information and I fully understand what I’m expected to do in class.

 

Student Signature: ____________________________________

 

Parent / Guardian Signature: ___________________________________

Small Animal Care Syllabus

                                                   

                                                      

Laurens District 55 High School

 

Course Syllabus – Small Animal Care

 

 

Course Information

Teacher Information

Credit: 1 Credit Elective Requirement

Name: Mrs. Melanie Birchmore

Planning Period: Third

Phone:  864-682-3151

Class Location: Room T-128

Shop: T-111

Turn in assignments in Red Basket

E-Mail: mbirchmore@laurens55.org

Grade Assistance Time: Monday iLunch

 

Google Classroom – 5pmtr9v

iCEV – www.icevonlin.com, (username and password first initial last name lowercase no space)

 

 

Vision Statement

Laurens District 55 High School will be a school of excellence and equity in educational practices for each learner. 

Mission Statement

The mission of Laurens District 55 High School is to create a community of learners who are responsible and productive citizens.

 

Course Description:

Small Animal Care   Grade: 10, 11, 12 – 1 Unit Prerequisite: Agricultural Science and Technology This course is designed to teach technical knowledge and skills for occupations in the pet industry or the companion animal industry. Skills also relate to the veterinarian or the veterinarian technician career field. Typical instructional activities include hands-on experiences with cats, dogs, rabbits, and fish, etc. and participating in personal and community leadership development activities. Students will plan a relevant school to work transition experience. Students may complete labs and hands-on activities off-campus. Students will carry out labs and hands-on activities at the school’s outdoor animal area or local farms. You should have at least a C in this class to move to the next upper class or be approved by the teacher.

 

 

 

Course Competencies/ Learning Objectives

Students who successfully complete Small Animal Care will be competent in the following areas:

●        Understand the importance of the Small Animal Care and the industries related to Small Animal Care

●        Understand safety in the animal industry

 

Student Evaluation

The grading system for the Agriculture Department at Laurens District 55 High School is as follows:

 

Tests, Worklogs, and Notebook Assignments

 

-

 

20%

Projects/Labs/Class Participation

-

60%

Exam

-

 

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy

Regular and prompt class attendance is an essential part of the educational experience. Laurens District 55 High School expects students to exercise good judgment regarding attendance and absences. Students will accept full responsibility for ensuring their work does not suffer because of absences. All students are expected to attend every scheduled class on time. Exceptions may be made for illness and valid emergencies.

 

Classroom Expectations

  1. Arrive to class on time
  2. Be prepared for class each day:  inside or outside
  3. Respect your classmates and teacher
  4. Be responsible for your actions

 

 

Class Requirements

Your daily assignments will be on Google classroom or iCEV.  You are responsible for turning in assignments on time even if some assignments have to be done for homework.  The required assignments and instructions for each section will be on Google Classroom.  If you are absent be sure to check your Google classroom for missed assignments.  If you complete your assignments on paper they should be turned into your class’s basket.  If assignments are turned in electronically then it should be put into your class folder or done on your iCEV.  Assessments/test will be done on the iCEV website. 

It is YOUR responsibility to come after school or during grade assistance time to catch up on missed work from your absences.  I will NOT take class time to help you catch up. 

 

Plagiarism, Cheating, and Academic Integrity

Plagiarism is the practice of copying words, sentences, images, or ideas for use in written or oral assessments without giving proper credit to the source. Cheating is defined as the giving or receiving of illegal help on anything that has been determined by the teacher to be an individual effort. Both are considered serious offenses and will significantly affect your course grade. Please refer to the Student Code of Conduct booklet for additional information.

 

Methodology

A combination of lecture, hands-on projects and labs, presentations, and cooperative learning will be used in this course. Grades will be determined by the satisfactory and timely completion of assignments inside and outside of class. The grade of each assignment is based on the prerequisite given for each assignment.

Below is an overview of topics and major assessments/assignments for this course. Please note dates/timeframes are subject to change and are an estimate.

 

Safety

Safety during this class is extremely important.  Please follow all safety rules in order to keep yourself and the animals we will work with safe at all times.  Especially pay attention to your environment when we are outside and in the shop.

 

 

 

 

 

Unit/ Topic

Assessments/Assignments

Month/ Timeframe

Introduction and forms

Journal and forms

August 22, 2018

Animals and Society

Project, worksheet, vocabulary, Career connection, Assessment

September 5, 2018

Canine and Feline

Project, worksheet, vocabulary, Hands-on at barn and small animal activities, Career Connections, Assessment

September6-21, 2018

Avian

Vocabulary, Project, Notes, Worksheets, Assessment

September24-October 5, 2018

 

Exotic Animals

Vocabulary, Project, Slideshow, hands-on activities in shop, Career Connections

October 8-19, 2018

Animal Care and Nutrition

Project, worksheet, vocabulary, Assessment

October 22-November 2, 2018

Small Animal Diseases

Vocabulary, Project, Slideshow, hands-on activities in shop, Career Connections

November 5-21, 2018

Vet Equipment and Practices

Vocabulary, Project, Slideshow, hands-on activities in shop, Career Connections

November 26-December 14, 2018

Portfolio and Exam

Finish portfolio and prepare for exam

December 17-21, 2018

 

 

 

General Information:

If you are having trouble with this class, come to me immediately and I can work with you.  If you wait till the end of the 9-weeks, it will be TOO LATE.  I will be available to help you understand so you can be successful in this class. 

 

Please check and sign below

 

______________I have read the information and I fully understand what I’m expected to do in class.

 

Student Signature: ____________________________________

 

Parent / Guardian Signature: ___________________________________

 

  

 

 

Agriculture Workbased Syllabus

                      

                                                  

        Laurens District 55 High School

 

Course Syllabus – Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Work Based Credit

 

 

Course Information

Teacher Information

Credit: 1 Credit Elective Requirement

Name: Mrs. Melanie Birchmore

Planning Period: Third

Phone:  864-682-3151

Class Location: Room T-128

Shop: T-111

Turn in assignments in Red Basket

E-Mail: mbirchmore@laurens55.org

Grade Assistance Time: Monday iLunch

Google Classroom – uu34btr

iCEV – www.icevonlin.com, (username and password first initial last name lowercase no space)

 

 

Vision Statement

Laurens District 55 High School will be a school of excellence and equity in educational practices for each learner. 

Mission Statement

The mission of Laurens District 55 High School is to create a community of learners who are responsible and productive citizens.

 

Course Description

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Work Based Credit

Grade: 11, 12 – 1 unit 

Prerequisite:  Agricultural Science and Technology or Introduction to Horticulture plus two                           additional upper-level Agriculture or Horticulture courses and approval by teacher.

This course is for students who will be participating in an Agriculture or Horticulture Internship or Co-op at the school barn or off-campus

 

 

 

Course Competencies/ Learning Objectives

Students who successfully complete Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Work will be competent in the following areas:

●        Learn to safely work within the Agriculture Industry.

●        Learn the skills needed to be successful in an area within the Agriculture industry.

 

 

 

Student Evaluation

The grading system for the Agriculture Department at Laurens District 55 High School is as follows:

 

Forms, Assessments, and Evaluations

 

-

 

20%

Projects/Labs/Class Participation

-

60%

Exam

 

-

 

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attendance Policy

Regular and prompt class attendance is an essential part of the educational experience. Laurens District 55 High School expects students to exercise good judgment regarding attendance and absences. Students will accept full responsibility for ensuring their work does not suffer because of absences. All students are expected to attend every scheduled class on time. Exceptions maybe made for illness and valid emergencies.

 

Classroom Expectations

  1. Arrive to class on time
  2. Be prepared for class each day:  inside or outside
  3. Respect your classmates and teacher
  4. Be responsible for your actions

 

 

Class Requirements

Each student will be given the opportunity to either do a Co-op or complete a certification program.  Your daily assignments will be on Google classroom or iCEV if you are on-campus.  If you are working off –campus you will be expected to contact me and your worksite if you are absent.  You are responsible for turning in assignments on time even if some assignments have to be done for homework. If assignments are turned in electronically then it should be put into your class folder or done on your iCEV.  Assessments/test will be done on the iCEV website. 

It is YOUR responsibility to come after school or during grade assistance time to catch up on missed work from your absences.  I will NOT take class time to help you catch up. 

 

Plagiarism, Cheating, and Academic Integrity

Plagiarism is the practice of copying words, sentences, images, or ideas for use in written or oral assessments without giving proper credit to the source. Cheating is defined as the giving or receiving of illegal help on anything that has been determined by the teacher to be an individual effort. Both are considered serious offenses and will significantly affect your course grade. Please refer to the Student Code of Conduct booklet for additional information.

 

Methodology

This class will use a combination hands-on projects, Co-op experiences, and iCEV assignments. Grades will be determined by the satisfactory and timely completion of assignments inside and outside of class. The grade of each assignment is based on the prerequisite given for each assignment.

Below is an overview of topics and major assessments/assignments for this course. Please note dates/timeframes are subject to change and are an estimate.

 

Safety

Safety during this class is extremely important.  Please follow all safety rules in order to keep yourself and the animals we will work with safe at all times.  Especially pay attention to your environment when we are outside and in the shop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit/ Topic

Assessments/Assignments

Month/ Timeframe

Introduction to Workbased and forms

Forms

August 24, 2018

FFA and SAE

 

Project, worksheet, vocabulary, Assessment

August 24-September 7, 2018

Livestock

Co-op Forms, Evaluation, and Assessment

September 10-December 14, 2018

Portfolio, Evaluation, and Exam

Finish portfolio, Co-op papers and prepare for exam

December 17-21, 2018

 

 

General Information:

If you are having trouble with this class, come to me immediately and I can work with you.  If you wait till the end of the 9-weeks, it will be TOO LATE.  I will be available to help you understand so you can be successful in this class. 

 

Please check and sign below

 

______________I have read the information and I fully understand what I’m expected to do in class.

 

Student Signature: ____________________________________

 

Parent / Guardian Signature: ___________________________________

  

 

 


Horticulture

The courses within the Horticulture Pathway are designed to give students hands-on and practical experiences related to growing, planting, ,maintenance of plants.  The courses within the Horticulture Pathway:

  • Agriculture Science and Technology
  • Introduction to Horticulture
  • Landscape Technology
  • Nursery, Greenhouse, Garden Center Technology
  • Turf/Landscape Management
  • Golf Course Technology
  • Sports Turf Management 

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