North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes

 

Unpacking the Outcome
Investigate a importance

 

Outcome (circle the verb and underline the qualifiers)
 

RW 4.2 Investigate the importance of agriculture to the economy and culture of Saskatchewan.

 

KNOW UNDERSTAND BE ABLE TO DO
·         Farm stewardship practices – how farmers care for the land, animals, water supply, natural vegetation, air quality

·         Vocabulary – production, livestock, stewardship, inventory, by product, agricultural, product, processing, industry, commodity, export, import, consumer

·         Examples of agricultural products – variety

·         Careers related to agriculture

·         Agricultural foods and by products

·         How to locate things on a map

·         How to analyze (provide evidence of support)

·         Options for research and how to share findings

·         Production practices

·       That agriculture is a foundational enterprise in Saskatchewan

·         That agriculture is a diverse business

·         That there are ways to keep farms more sustainable

·         That there are sometimes many and sometimes few steps for a food product to go from field to plate

·         There are a variety of careers that relate to and depend on agriculture

 

·         Identify and locate various types of farms in Sask.

·         Research production practices of various types of crop and livestock farms

·         Identify various farm stewardship practices

·         Compile an inventory of Saskatchewan agricultural food and by products

·         Identify agricultural products used in daily life in Saskatchewan

·         Trace the steps of a food product from the farm to the plates of consumers

·         Identify various careers that contribute to this process in the agricultural and food processing industries

·         Analyze the significance of Saskatchewan agricultural commodity exports to the province

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS
Why is agriculture so important to all Saskatchewan people (including those who don’t farm)?

How is agriculture diverse?

How do farms stay sustainable? Why are they sometimes not sustainable?

How does our food get to our plates?

Why should we eat locally? Advantages and disadvantages?

What careers relate to agriculture?

 

 

 

Lesson One

 

Watch and list the areas of agriculture that are discussed in this short video. Is the point made that agriculture is important in Saskatchewan? What career choices are mentioned in the video?

 

Brainstorm careers that involved in farming and different aspects of agriculture. Find resources online to explain these different careers and aspects of agriculture list links to your resources. Discuss/write a reflection (you can use audioboo to do an audio report, or any other app that is similar. Please remember to save your work.) to what points you find interesting about agriculture, would you be interested in becoming a farmer.

 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Oiu68MFI3Js

 

Lesson Two

 

What does farming look like today? How has farming been diversified over the years?

 

 

What are the economics and realistic practices of modern farming with horses?

 

 

a)    If applicable go into the community and interview a farmer addressing the questions of how farming has changed? Did they farm with horses at one time? Has the industry changed is it harder for smaller farmers to achieve a viable income in farming?  

b)   Search the internet for information on farming in the past, see if you can create a time line of how farming looks and or is achieved in today’s markets.

 

Interview and post to the class face book page, video should be 3 to 4 minutes long. Please think of questions to ask the person you are interviewing before.

 

 

Lesson Three

 

What does the face of a farmer look like today? 

 

 

Identify farmers that may be educated and have an off farm job.

 

Lesson Four

 

Use google maps to learn how to locate places on a map, share your experience with the class through google docs.

 

Check out this cool informational video about maps.  

 

 

Find where you live and other family members live using google maps.

 

 

Create a map using google maps.

 

You can do this since all of the class has google accounts.

 

 

Share your maps in the classes google drive.

 

Lesson Five

 

What is locally grown? What are some foods that you grow. What do cows eat?  Is planning a garden beneficial to a farming community?

 

 

What foods are health? Brainstorm and list foods that are health for you?  What is a food swamp? Pick out different language about food that is new to you.

 

 

North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes

 

Unpacking the Outcome
Investigate à importance

 

Outcome (circle the verb and underline the qualifiers)
 

RW 4.2 Investigate the importance of agriculture to the economy and culture of Saskatchewan.

 

KNOW UNDERSTAND BE ABLE TO DO
·         Farm stewardship practices – how farmers care for the land, animals, water supply, natural vegetation, air quality

·         Vocabulary – production, livestock, stewardship, inventory, by product, agricultural, product, processing, industry, commodity, export, import, consumer

·         Examples of agricultural products – variety

·         Careers related to agriculture

·         Agricultural foods and by products

·         How to locate things on a map

·         How to analyze (provide evidence of support)

·         Options for research and how to share findings

·         Production practices

·         That agriculture is a foundational enterprise in Saskatchewan

·         That agriculture is a diverse business

·         That there are ways to keep farms more sustainable

·         That there are sometimes many and sometimes few steps for a food product to go from field to plate

·         There are a variety of careers that relate to and depend on agriculture

 

·         Identify and locate various types of farms in Sask.

·         Research production practices of various types of crop and livestock farms

·         Identify various farm stewardship practices

·         Compile an inventory of Saskatchewan agricultural food and by products

·         Identify agricultural products used in daily life in Saskatchewan

·         Trace the steps of a food product from the farm to the plates of consumers

·         Identify various careers that contribute to this process in the agricultural and food processing industries

·         Analyze the significance of Saskatchewan agricultural commodity exports to the province

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS
Why is agriculture so important to all Saskatchewan people (including those who don’t farm)?

How is agriculture diverse?

How do farms stay sustainable? Why are they sometimes not sustainable?

How does our food get to our plates?

Why should we eat locally? Advantages and disadvantages?

What careers relate to agriculture?

 

 

 

Lesson One

 

Watch and list the areas of agriculture that are discussed in this short video. Is the point made that agriculture is important in Saskatchewan? What career choices are mentioned in the video?

 

Brainstorm careers that involved in farming and different aspects of agriculture. Find resources online to explain these different careers and aspects of agriculture list links to your resources. Discuss/write a reflection (you can use audioboo to do an audio report, or any other app that is similar. Please remember to save your work.) to what points you find interesting about agriculture, would you be interested in becoming a farmer.

 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Oiu68MFI3Js

 

Lesson Two

 

What does farming look like today? How has farming been diversified over the years?

 

 

What are the economics and realistic practices of modern farming with horses?

 

 

a)    If applicable go into the community and interview a farmer addressing the questions of how farming has changed? Did they farm with horses at one time? Has the industry changed is it harder for smaller farmers to achieve a viable income in farming?  

b)   Search the internet for information on farming in the past, see if you can create a time line of how farming looks and or is achieved in today’s markets.

 

Interview and post to the class face book page, video should be 3 to 4 minutes long. Please think of questions to ask the person you are interviewing before.

 

 

Lesson Three

 

What does the face of a farmer look like today? 

 

 

Identify farmers that may be educated and have an off farm job.

 

Lesson Four

 

Use google maps to learn how to locate places on a map, share your experience with the class through google docs.

 

Check out this cool informational video about maps.  

 

 

Find where you live and other family members live using google maps.

 

 

Create a map using google maps.

 

You can do this since all of the class has google accounts.

 

 

Share your maps in the classes google drive.

 

Lesson Five

 

What is locally grown? What are some foods that you grow. What do cows eat?  Is planning a garden beneficial to a farming community?

 

 

What foods are health? Brainstorm and list foods that are health for you?  What is a food swamp? Pick out different language about food that is new to you.

 

 

North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes

 

Unpacking the Outcome
Investigate à importance

 

Outcome (circle the verb and underline the qualifiers)
 

RW 4.2 Investigate the importance of agriculture to the economy and culture of Saskatchewan.

 

KNOW UNDERSTAND BE ABLE TO DO
·         Farm stewardship practices – how farmers care for the land, animals, water supply, natural vegetation, air quality

·         Vocabulary – production, livestock, stewardship, inventory, by product, agricultural, product, processing, industry, commodity, export, import, consumer

·         Examples of agricultural products – variety

·         Careers related to agriculture

·         Agricultural foods and by products

·         How to locate things on a map

·         How to analyze (provide evidence of support)

·         Options for research and how to share findings

·         Production practices

·         That agriculture is a foundational enterprise in Saskatchewan

·         That agriculture is a diverse business

·         That there are ways to keep farms more sustainable

·         That there are sometimes many and sometimes few steps for a food product to go from field to plate

·         There are a variety of careers that relate to and depend on agriculture

 

·         Identify and locate various types of farms in Sask.

·         Research production practices of various types of crop and livestock farms

·         Identify various farm stewardship practices

·         Compile an inventory of Saskatchewan agricultural food and by products

·         Identify agricultural products used in daily life in Saskatchewan

·         Trace the steps of a food product from the farm to the plates of consumers

·         Identify various careers that contribute to this process in the agricultural and food processing industries

·         Analyze the significance of Saskatchewan agricultural commodity exports to the province

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS
Why is agriculture so important to all Saskatchewan people (including those who don’t farm)?

How is agriculture diverse?

How do farms stay sustainable? Why are they sometimes not sustainable?

How does our food get to our plates?

Why should we eat locally? Advantages and disadvantages?

What careers relate to agriculture?

 

 

 

Lesson One

 

Watch and list the areas of agriculture that are discussed in this short video. Is the point made that agriculture is important in Saskatchewan? What career choices are mentioned in the video?

 

Brainstorm careers that involved in farming and different aspects of agriculture. Find resources online to explain these different careers and aspects of agriculture list links to your resources. Discuss/write a reflection (you can use audioboo to do an audio report, or any other app that is similar. Please remember to save your work.) to what points you find interesting about agriculture, would you be interested in becoming a farmer.

 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Oiu68MFI3Js

 

Lesson Two

 

What does farming look like today? How has farming been diversified over the years?

 

 

What are the economics and realistic practices of modern farming with horses?

 

 

a)    If applicable go into the community and interview a farmer addressing the questions of how farming has changed? Did they farm with horses at one time? Has the industry changed is it harder for smaller farmers to achieve a viable income in farming?  

b)   Search the internet for information on farming in the past, see if you can create a time line of how farming looks and or is achieved in today’s markets.

 

Interview and post to the class face book page, video should be 3 to 4 minutes long. Please think of questions to ask the person you are interviewing before.

 

 

Lesson Three

 

What does the face of a farmer look like today? 

 

 

Identify farmers that may be educated and have an off farm job.

 

Lesson Four

 

Use google maps to learn how to locate places on a map, share your experience with the class through google docs.

 

Check out this cool informational video about maps.  

 

 

Find where you live and other family members live using google maps.

 

 

Create a map using google maps.

 

You can do this since all of the class has google accounts.

 

 

Share your maps in the classes google drive.

 

Lesson Five

 

What is locally grown? What are some foods that you grow. What do cows eat?  Is planning a garden beneficial to a farming community?

 

 

What foods are health? Brainstorm and list foods that are health for you?  What is a food swamp? Pick out different language about food that is new to you.

 

 

North East School Division

Unpacking Outcomes

 

Unpacking the Outcome
Investigate à importance

 

Outcome (circle the verb and underline the qualifiers)
 

RW 4.2 Investigate the importance of agriculture to the economy and culture of Saskatchewan.

 

KNOW UNDERSTAND BE ABLE TO DO
·         Farm stewardship practices – how farmers care for the land, animals, water supply, natural vegetation, air quality

·         Vocabulary – production, livestock, stewardship, inventory, by product, agricultural, product, processing, industry, commodity, export, import, consumer

·         Examples of agricultural products – variety

·         Careers related to agriculture

·         Agricultural foods and by products

·         How to locate things on a map

·         How to analyze (provide evidence of support)

·         Options for research and how to share findings

·         Production practices

·         That agriculture is a foundational enterprise in Saskatchewan

·         That agriculture is a diverse business

·         That there are ways to keep farms more sustainable

·         That there are sometimes many and sometimes few steps for a food product to go from field to plate

·         There are a variety of careers that relate to and depend on agriculture

 

·         Identify and locate various types of farms in Sask.

·         Research production practices of various types of crop and livestock farms

·         Identify various farm stewardship practices

·         Compile an inventory of Saskatchewan agricultural food and by products

·         Identify agricultural products used in daily life in Saskatchewan

·         Trace the steps of a food product from the farm to the plates of consumers

·         Identify various careers that contribute to this process in the agricultural and food processing industries

·         Analyze the significance of Saskatchewan agricultural commodity exports to the province

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS
Why is agriculture so important to all Saskatchewan people (including those who don’t farm)?

How is agriculture diverse?

How do farms stay sustainable? Why are they sometimes not sustainable?

How does our food get to our plates?

Why should we eat locally? Advantages and disadvantages?

What careers relate to agriculture?

 

 

 

Lesson One

 

Watch and list the areas of agriculture that are discussed in this short video. Is the point made that agriculture is important in Saskatchewan? What career choices are mentioned in the video?

 

Brainstorm careers that involved in farming and different aspects of agriculture. Find resources online to explain these different careers and aspects of agriculture list links to your resources. Discuss/write a reflection (you can use audioboo to do an audio report, or any other app that is similar. Please remember to save your work.) to what points you find interesting about agriculture, would you be interested in becoming a farmer.

 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Oiu68MFI3Js

 

Lesson Two

 

What does farming look like today? How has farming been diversified over the years?

 

 

What are the economics and realistic practices of modern farming with horses?

 

 

a)    If applicable go into the community and interview a farmer addressing the questions of how farming has changed? Did they farm with horses at one time? Has the industry changed is it harder for smaller farmers to achieve a viable income in farming?  

b)   Search the internet for information on farming in the past, see if you can create a time line of how farming looks and or is achieved in today’s markets.

 

Interview and post to the class face book page, video should be 3 to 4 minutes long. Please think of questions to ask the person you are interviewing before.

 

 

Lesson Three

 

What does the face of a farmer look like today? 

 

 

Identify farmers that may be educated and have an off farm job.

 

Lesson Four

 

Use google maps to learn how to locate places on a map, share your experience with the class through google docs.

 

Check out this cool informational video about maps.  

 

 

Find where you live and other family members live using google maps.

 

 

Create a map using google maps.

 

You can do this since all of the class has google accounts.

 

 

Share your maps in the classes google drive.

 

Lesson Five

 

What is locally grown? What are some foods that you grow. What do cows eat?  Is planning a garden beneficial to a farming community?

 

 

What foods are health? Brainstorm and list foods that are health for you?  What is a food swamp? Pick out different language about food that is new to you.

 

 

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