Lesson Plan

Pig Breeds of the U.S.

In this lesson, students will learn about the 11 most popular pig breeds. They will be working 1:1 with their Chromebooks while collaborating with their peers.
Kathleen C.
Classroom teacher
Kearney High School
Kearney, United States
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

Students will be able to identify breeds of pigs found in the United States.

Students will be able to describe differences between pig breeds found in the United States.

Students will create a Google Slides presentation to teach the rest of the class about pig breeds in the United States.

Grades 9 – 12
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Student Notes

1 Hook

Teacher will login to Kahoot and play the "horse and swine breeds" quiz. They will only play questions 17-27.

Student Instructions

Students will use their Chromebooks to login to Kahoot to play the game to review hog breeds and identify which ones they know and don't know.

2 Direct Instruction

The teacher will go through the Swine terminology and breeds Google Slides presentation with the students.

Student Instructions

Students will receive a note taking sheet to follow along through the teacher's presentation.

3 Guided Practice

The teacher will post the swine breeds project directions onto the Google Classroom website for Animal Science.

Student Instructions

Students will open the directions for the swine breeds project on Google Classroom and work in groups of 2-3, created by the teacher, to collaborate and complete the project.