Home Maintains (General Ag Mechanics)

Home Maintains  - Syllabus

Fall/Spring 2017-18

 Instructor                                     Email                                                            Phone

Miss Jessie Ross                        jross@turkeyfoot.k12.pa.us                            395-3621 x318



This is a semester long course that is designed to introduce High School students to Agriculture Education and the FFA Organization. Students will be taking part in classroom and laboratory work in the area of Agriculture Mechanics: Carpentry, Electricity, Welding, Plumbing, Masonry, Surviving, and Agriculture Structures. In addition, students will be discovering these areas further on their own through the development of an individual SAE (supervised agricultural experience). Throughout the year students will be a member of the FFA Organization; taking part in activities to formularize themselves with the organization every Friday, take part in chapter, community, regional, and state events to develop their leadership skill and career skills.

 3 circle

Expectations and Goals

It is the goal of the program to endow Learners with 21st century skills needed to achieve Success in their future endeavors, in the areas on agricultural conservation, education, management, and production.


Student’s overall grade for this course will be based on work in all three components that make up Agriculture Education: 30% SAE, 30% FFA, and 40% Classroom/laboratory instruction.


Required Materials

  • Notebook/Paper
  • Pencils/Pens
  • Folder/Binder
  • Lock for locker 


*** Students will have a 1-1 IPads that be utilized for different classroom/laboratory activities throughout the course***