# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Agriscience Exploration Task 1231729527

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 including type, headings, and graphics to predict and categorize information.
  2. Identify an author’s organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.
  3. Make inferences and draw logical conclusions using explicit and implied textual evidence.
  4. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  5. Identify the source, viewpoint, and purpose of texts.
  6. Describe how word choice and language structure convey an author’s viewpoint.
  7. Identify the main idea.
  8. Summarize text identifying supporting details.
  9. Create an objective summary including main idea and supporting details.
  10. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  11. Organize and synthesize information for use in written and other formats.
  12. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  13. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.