Selecting Birds Lesson (CTE)


This lesson has students evaluate the best chicken breeds for their needs and a gallery walk of different breeds of chickens.


This lesson is part 2 of 4 in the animal science portion of the chicken co-op project. In this lesson, students will evaluate different types of chickens and then select chickens based on their individual needs. It ends with a gallery walk of the different breeds of chickens selected by the students.

Lesson Times

1-2 55 minute class periods
1-2 Class Period

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources
    • Animal Science
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Research breeds of chickens to determine the best for their needs.
  • Create a poster to describe a chicken breed.

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