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- Kristina C., Special Education Teacher
- Covina, CA
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Students participate in a market research survey either verbally or written and then tally the results on a worksheet. They examine marketing strategies while producing a hand-sewn puppet. They identify the four P's (product, place,price,promotion) of marketing and incorporate them in an advertising poster.
Students participate in an overview of a course introducing early childhood education outlining the state guidelines for Utah. Topics covered include developmentally appropriate practice, developmental theories, and children's developmental stages. In a class discussion, students determine the differences between child age groups.
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this lesson plan would be of great value to your students. Things like bank checking account fees, amounts of interest on savings accounts, fees associated with credit cards, and the "cheapest" way to make purchases are all explored. Some excellent activities and worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
Find everything you need for a successful job shadow in for career explorers. Once learners have determined what field they are interested in, it's time to see these professionals in action! You'll find letter templates learners can follow and send to hosts; one is a request and the other a thank you. They bring an interview form (also included) to fill out during their visit. There is even a planning sheet to help pupils stay on top of their own logistics. For scholars who aren't ready or interested in visiting an actual job site, consider the virtual job shadow link here.
What will the future hold? How can I make my dreams come true? Since learners don't have fairy god mothers, they'll need to develop strong goal-oriented plans. They concoct ideas of their dream life, determine the type of income needed to have that life, then consider the careers and education they'll have to pursue to make their dreams come true.
Help learners make the connection between fast food, television, and social issues in the United States. They will keep a journal of their own habits, view a quick video, compare their habits in small groups, complete a jigsaw activity, put together dialectical journals, present information, participate in a fishbowl discussion, and compose an essay. Articles about fast food are included here as are instructions for an extended research paper on related topics.
Young scholars investigate and report on an obscure woman writer. In this women's writer instructional activity, students research a woman whose writings are considered to be lost, out of print, or forgotten. They develop an oral presentation that includes a poster based on their research.
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and men, and marital conflict are all discussed. Includes several web and video links.
After reviewing recent unemployment data, learners will determine employment rate changes that have occurred in the past month and year. Background information, statistical data, vocabulary, and resource links are included to make your discussion well-informed and eventful.
Caregivers have the responsibility to meet the needs of those in their care. Prepare your class for a life as a child care worker with a instructional activity on the responsibilities needed to care for a child. They view a presentation on caregiving and complete a related worksheet.
What is peace and what does it mean to our society? To understand why peace is celebrated and what character traits or concepts relate to the action of peace, learners engage in a discussion, story time, and a craft project. The lesson idea can be fitting for any holiday that promotes peace and unity, including: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Harmony Day, Unity Day, or Peace Day. Along with the main craft, which is a unity wreath, links to other crafts and book titles are included.
Should the Equal Rights Amendment be ratified? Is such an amendment to the Constitution necessary to ensure that all women enjoy equal protection under the law? After reading two primary source documents, class members engage in a fishbowl discussion of the question. Consider expanding the question to include other groups and having class groups locate primary sources that support their position.