Irrigation Lesson Plan

Instructor: Maria Airth

Maria has a Doctorate of Education and over 20 years of experience teaching psychology and math related courses at the university level.

How do farmers water their crops? In this lesson plan, your students will explore different types of irrigation through interactive discussion, engaging activities and self-created learning tools.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Define irrigation.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of at least one type of irrigation system.
  • Identify five different types of irrigation.

Length

Warm-up and Instructions -20 minutes

Activity 1 - 15-30 minutes

Activity 2 - 15 - 30 minutes

Activity 3 (possible long term project) - 1 hour

Curriculum Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.9-10.1

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

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