# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Introduction to Agriscience Task 1909224024

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe leadership characteristics and opportunities as they relate to agriculture and FFA.


Description should include

  • examples of successful leaders
  • types of leadership
    • autocratic
    • participative
    • laissez-faire
    • servant
    • followership
  • positive leadership qualities and traits of successful leaders
  • opportunities for participating in leadership activities in FFA
  • demonstrating methods for conducting an effective meeting.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Who are some successful leaders in the agriculture industry?
  • What qualities make a successful leader?
  • What are leadership traits?
  • What is the difference between positive and negative leadership?

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.

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. analyzing and interpreting artifacts and primary and secondary sources to understand events in United States history;
  2. analyzing and interpreting geographic information to determine patterns and trends in United States history;
  3. interpreting charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of people, places, or events in United States history;
  4. using evidence to draw conclusions and make generalizations;
  5. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, and political perspectives in United States history;
  6. determining relationships with multiple causes or effects in United States history;
  7. explaining connections across time and place;
  8. using a decision-making model to identify costs and benefits of a specific choice made;
  9. identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the ethical use of material or intellectual property; and
  10. investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.