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2 1 Ffa Introduction And Bows

  1. 1. Introduction to the FFA Flower: Baker’s Fern Term: Foliage
  2. 2. Baker’s Fern <ul><li>Genus: Rumohra </li></ul><ul><li>Available year round </li></ul><ul><li>Dark green. </li></ul><ul><li>Fronds are triangular, available in several size grades </li></ul><ul><li>Medium to large filler, covers mechanics, adds mass & texture </li></ul><ul><li>May have spores on the back – be careful in corsages </li></ul><ul><li>Longevity: 1-2 weeks </li></ul><ul><li>Sold by bunch (12) </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $3.00/bunch </li></ul>
  3. 3. Foliage <ul><li>Cut leaves or plants with leaves but no flowers. </li></ul>
  4. 6. The Basics <ul><li>FFA Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The basis of it all </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All programs and activities in FFA are based on the components of the mission </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are the 3 main parts? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Premier Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Growth </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Career Success </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play introduction movie </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. The Basics <ul><li>FFA Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Local – Fauquier Chapter – Have our own Officers & Delegates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Federation – Schools in Fauquier, Culpeper & Madison </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Area (Central) – Piedmont area north of Richmond </li></ul></ul><ul><li>State – Officers selected from last year’s seniors </li></ul><ul><li>National – Selected from last year’s state officers </li></ul>
  6. 8. National FFA <ul><li>Play Convention Movie </li></ul>
  7. 9. The Basics <ul><li>Levels of FFA Membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Like moving from pre-school to elementary to middle school to high school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 levels for membership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enter a new level as we get older and more </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>experienced </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 10. The Basics <ul><li>Levels of FFA Membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Active </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Middle and High School </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enrolled in an Ag Ed Class </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paid FFA dues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collegiate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post-high school </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pursuing an ag-related career or interest in the future of the agricultural industry </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paid FFA dues </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 11. The Basics <ul><li>Levels of FFA Membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Past FFA members and supporters of FFA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paid FFA alumni dues </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>40,000 members across the United States </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4. Honorary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FFA supporter who’s gone above and beyond the necessary </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nominated to receive the membership – no dues </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 12. The Basics <ul><li>FFA Motto </li></ul><ul><ul><li>12 words for FFA members to live by: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning to Do, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doing to Learn, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Earning to Live, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Living to Serve </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does it mean? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 13. The Basics <ul><li>FFA Colors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adopted in 1929 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are they? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Blue: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nation’s Flag </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Corn Gold </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fields of Ripened Corn </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 14. The Basics <ul><li>The FFA Salute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You’ve done this one a time or two! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do you notice about the punctuation? </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. The Basics <ul><li>The Code of Ethics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We will conduct ourselves at all times in order to be a credit to our organization, chapter, school and community by: </li></ul></ul>
  14. 16. Ethical Attitudes & Behaviors <ul><li>Dress </li></ul><ul><li>Respect. </li></ul><ul><li>Honesty </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Sportsmanship </li></ul><ul><li>Attending </li></ul><ul><li>Taking pride </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Striving </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul>
  15. 17. The FFA Emblem (28-29) <ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Unity </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Labor and Tillage of the Soil </li></ul>
  16. 18. FFA Official Dress
  17. 19. FFA Degrees <ul><li>Complete the chart. </li></ul>American State Chapter Greenhand Discovery # yrs Ag Ed SAE Rqd? Grades
  18. 20. The Creed <ul><li>Creed Movie </li></ul><ul><li>Creed activity </li></ul>
  19. 21. Problems <ul><li>Sometimes what seem like overwhelming problems to us have simple solutions. </li></ul>Link
  20. 22. Bow Practice <ul><li>Make another bottom bow – like we did on Friday </li></ul><ul><li>Then we’ll do an easier one. </li></ul>
  21. 23. This week <ul><li>Tomorrow – receive and condition flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday – Types of flowers & wiring and taping </li></ul><ul><li>Friday – Balloons </li></ul><ul><li>Next week – Valentines Day preparation </li></ul>