# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Agriscience Task 1909224022

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Apply for an FFA degree and/or an agricultural proficiency award.


Application should include

  • identifying types of FFA degrees
    • Greenhand
    • Chapter
    • State
    • American
  • identifying proficiency award areas
    • entrepreneurship
    • placement
    • combined
    • agriscience research
  • exploring CDEs and LDEs related to this course
  • identifying all SAE criteria to be eligible for the award
  • identifying the type of award
  • applying for an FFA award.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Where are the awards and their application criteria located?
  • What are the benefits of winning an FFA award?
  • What are the benefits and requirements of an FFA degree?
  • What FFA awards are available?
  • How does the FFA degree program reward FFA members in all phases of leadership, skills, and occupational development?
  • What is the highest degree that can be conferred upon an FFA member at the national level?
  • What are the requirements for a Greenhand FFA degree?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Skim materials using text features such as type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information.
  2. Identify main idea.
  3. Summarize supporting details.
  4. Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences based on explicit and implied information.
  6. Identify the author’s organizational pattern(s).
  7. Identify transitional words and phrases that signal an author’s organizational pattern.
  8. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  9. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  10. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  11. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.