9-6-11 We will be going over the Understanding Soils work sheet.
9-8-11 We will be studying and reviewing for the Understanding Soils test, which will be on next Monday. See above Soil Formation powerpoint for studying material.
9-12-11 Take a test over Understanding Soils.
9-14-11 Teach students to read a Philadelphia Rod marked in tenths (See examples in Powerpoint presentation
9-16-11 Review reading the Philadelphia Rod. Take a quiz over reading the Philadelphia Rod.
9-20-11 Students will take a quiz over reading the philadelphia rod. We will go over how to calculate slope and then do a 10 problem worksheet for a grade.
9-22-11 Do makeup quizzes for philadelphia rod. Review calculating slope and begin filling out the Illinois Land-use scorecard. We will cover slope, determining plow layer thickness, % organic matter, and A2 horizons.
9-26-11 Students learned soil scorecard. Completed instructions for front side of scorecard.
9-28-11 Junior students were testing, other students reviewed scorecard.
9-30-11 Went over the second half of Illinois Land Use scorecard.
10-4-11 Do soils problem #1 together in class and problem #3 will be assigned and due next class period.
10-6-11 Go over problem #3 do problem #4 and 5 in class. Problem #6 will be done in class for a grade.
10-11-11 Do soils problems #7&8 in class for a grade.
10-13-11 Take final soils test in class. Review land use CDE results.
10-17-11 Go over soils test. Assembly in gym.
10-19-11 Hand out Vas 2042. Students are to read the handout and answer the questions on the worksheet. They will turn it in for a grade at the end of class.
10-21-11 Go over worksheet together in class.
10-24-11 Discuss Land Survey and Legal Description Worksheet, Will retuen to these when we finish agronomy CDE preparations.
10-27-11 Report Card Day
10-31-11 Study Crop Seeds in class. We will start quizzing on Wednesday.
11-2-11 Take a practice quiz over seeds. Restudy and take a second quizz for a grade
11-4-11 Take crop seed quiz. Start Weed slides. They are in the powerpoint at the top of the page. (See weed slide study guide)
11-8-11 Review Seeds and Weeds. Took Seed quiz.
11-10-11 Review seeds and weeds. Took Weed quiz and Introduced Insects.
11-15-11 Quiz students on Seeds, Weeds, and Insects.
11-17-11 Students made up work.
11-21-11 Cleaned classroom and shop.
11-29-11 Started land surveying and legal description presentation.
12-1-11 Continued legal description presentation. Began written legal descriptions.
12-5-11 Legal descriptions from a platbook page for a grade.
12-7-11 Discussed and graded legal descriptions.
12-9-11 Worksheet from land survey and legal description unit (VAS 2042) Due Tuesday.
1-31-12 Discuss Leveling circuits.
2-2-12 Do a leveling circuit for a grade.
2-6-12 Graded differential leveling circuit.
2-8-12 Finish notes on surveying.
2-10-12 Review for test over surveying and leveling circuits.
2-14-12 Test over surveying.
2-16-12 complete sureying test.
2-21-12 work on record books.
2-23-12 Work on record books.
2-27-12 Intro to electricity.
2-29-12 Notes from electricity presentation 1.1
3-6-12 Electricity notes from presentation 1.1
3-8-12 Work on banquet invitations and slideshow.
3-12-12 Work on banquet material.
3-14-12 Work on proficiency awards.
3-20-12 Banquet slideshow and programs.
3-22-12 Put together banquet programs.
3-26-12 Loaded materials for banquet.
3-28-12 Reviewed electricity vocab and did Ohms law problems.
3-30-12 Quiz over vocabulary and Ohms law problems.
4-11-12 Electricity notes from presentation 2.1 and Ohms law problems.