Exploring the National FFA Organization

Exploring the National FFA Organization
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Exploring the National FFA Organization

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Learning Objective
At the end of the lesson, you will have a clear understanding of the National FFA Organization and its significance.

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Introduce the learning objective to the students and explain the importance of learning about the National FFA Organization.
What do you already know about the National FFA Organization?

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Slide 1: Introduction to FFA
The National FFA Organization, formerly known as Future Farmers of America, is a dynamic youth organization that prepares students for leadership and careers in agriculture.

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Introduce the National FFA Organization and its purpose to the students.
Slide 2: Founding of FFA
FFA was founded in 1928 and has grown to become the largest youth organization in the United States, with over 700,000 members.

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Explain the history and growth of the National FFA Organization.
Slide 3: FFA Emblem
The FFA emblem consists of five symbols: the cross-section of an ear of corn, a rising sun, a plow, an owl, and the words 'Agricultural Education' and 'FFA'.

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Describe the symbolism behind the FFA emblem and its significance.
Slide 4: FFA Mission
The mission of FFA is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.

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Explain the mission of the National FFA Organization and its focus on student development.
Slide 5: FFA Activities
FFA offers a wide range of activities and opportunities such as leadership conferences, competitions, community service projects, and supervised agricultural experiences (SAEs).

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Highlight the various activities and opportunities available to FFA members.
Slide 6: FFA Degrees
FFA recognizes members' achievements through a series of degrees: Greenhand Degree, Chapter Degree, State Degree, and the highest honor, the American Degree.

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Explain the different FFA degrees and the recognition they provide to members.
Slide 7: FFA Career Development Events
FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) allow members to demonstrate their skills in various agricultural areas, such as public speaking, agronomy, livestock evaluation, and more.

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Discuss the FFA Career Development Events and the opportunities they provide for members to showcase their agricultural skills.
Slide 8: Impact of FFA
FFA has a significant impact on its members, helping them develop leadership skills, explore career opportunities, and foster a passion for agriculture.

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Summarize the overall impact of FFA on its members and the agricultural industry.
Write down 3 things you learned in this lesson.

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Have students enter three things they learned in this lesson. With this they can indicate their own learning efficiency of this lesson.
Write down 2 things you want to know more about.

Slide 13 - Open question

Here, students enter two things they would like to know more about. This not only increases involvement, but also gives them more ownership.
Ask 1 question about something you haven't quite understood yet.

Slide 14 - Open question

The students indicate here (in question form) with which part of the material they still have difficulty. For the teacher, this not only provides insight into the extent to which the students understand/master the material, but also a good starting point for the next lesson.