College and Career Readiness Teacher Resources
Prepare your class for life after after school. Whether this means going off to university or starting out at a new job or vocation, you'll find what you need to support your instruction and build your pupils' skill sets.
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Twelfth graders answer the question what is next for them and identify how life is going to be different after high school. As a class, they share their life experiences in elementary and middle school and then predict how it might be different in the future.
12th Language Arts 5 Views 26 Downloads
Careers in Science
Students explore different careers in science. In this science career lesson, students examine how Western and non Western approaches complement each other in science. Students conduct interviews and have class discussions about their own interests in a science career.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 74 Downloads
Career Discovery: Preparing a Resume
Young scholars examine the need to prepare a resume and the consequences of giving false information on a resume. They identify the basic elements of a resume, explore various websites, and create a resume using an online resource.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 121 Downloads
Each of the 9 slides have a list of possible careers within areas of the Health industry. There are no explanations or details of any of the jobs and so this would be useful to introduce the areas and then let the students research some basic details for themselves.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 28 Downloads
Putting It All Together: The Personal Plan of Study
Eighth graders develop an educational and career plan based on current interests, strengths, and limitations. They identify and explore a variety of resources to aid in career exploration and planning now and in the future. They compare personal interests with career and educational information.
8th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 58 Downloads
Looking for work? Need a resume? Employment seekers find a job posting for a career that interests them, and fill in the blanks on the provided templates to produce three different types of resumes. Templates for the functional, the chronological, and the combination resume are included, along with a list of words and phrases that can be used to craft more effective resumes.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 16 Views 12 Downloads
When considering future careers, lifestyle priorities are a big factor. Learners consider their own goals as they explore professional options. Begin with a discussion about what comprises a lifestyle, encouraging kids to think about things other than material possessions.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 21 Views 66 Downloads
Open for Business: Get Ready for HS Internships
Twelfth graders at the Institute for Collaborative Education, a small 6-12th grade NYC public school go on internships during their final 2 cycles (February - June) in High School. The Senior Interns work four days a week in real world situations related to possible jobs and professions they might want to pursue after college.
12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 7 Downloads
Students explore their career options and practice resume writing and college application essays. In this career exploration instructional activity, students create a personal career portfolio using the Web and other resource tools to access interest surveys and career information sites.
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills 20 Views 146 Downloads
Archaeology as a Career
Students read several passages about archaeology to learn about the career. In this archaeology lesson plan, students research the career of archaeology. Students interview an archaeologist and then write an essay about the career choice of archaeology.
6th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Road to Careers (Part 1)
Fifth graders explore career options and potential jobs. In this career lesson, 5th graders study various careers and the training or education needed for those careers. Students study posters and name career paths as well as occupations in the paths.
5th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 21 Downloads
The Job Interview: Teacher's Notes
One of the most difficult parts of getting a job, is the interview. Learners are each given a card with personal experience and information on it. They respond to an advertisement for a chef position at a Korean restaurant. Each person must role-play a mock interview using the information he/she received.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 58 Views 61 Downloads
Module: Workplace Skills
Get your future professionals working in teams as part of a college and career readiness lesson. Discuss times learners have been on teams. What worked and what didn't? How did they settle disagreements? There is a teamwork handout here which has scholars check off their competency with various teamwork skills.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 38 Views 119 Downloads
The Toothpick Factory
Get your scholars ready to become employees at the Toothpick Factory. Small groups take on specific roles to practice working in a team with a common goal. They review an instruction sheet (included) before jumping into the production process with actual toothpicks and tools (scissors, a nail file, a ruler, and a pencil).
5th - 11th 21st Century Skills 14 Views 80 Downloads
Cross-Genre Lesson: Exploring a Thematic Idea of Informational and Literary Texts
Let the synthesizing begin as your learners trace and explore thematic ideas through informational and literary texts that concern Ramses II and the fall of Saddam Hussein. Learners begin by examining an encyclopedia article concerning Ramses and progress to “Ozymandias” by Shelly, and an article from National Geographic of the same topic but of a different tone.
6th - 10th Language Arts 127 Views 218 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the plan also includes photographs of Chicago, historic and contemporary articles, and directions for an argumentative writing assignment.
6th Language Arts 83 Views 182 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Youth Emergency Preparedness
Go beyond the typical earthquake drill and prepare your learners to become proactive responders in the event of an emergency. From blackouts and droughts to thunderstorms and extreme cold, your class members will discover how disasters happen and the role geography plays, as well as how they can help their communities prepare for and respond to disasters.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 43 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Understanding Shakespeare - "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind"
Expose your class to Shakespearean language with a manageable excerpt from As You Like It. A wonderfully comprehensive plan, this resource requires pupils to use higher-level thinking skills to interact with a complex text and connect literary devices to thematic meaning.
6th - 8th Language Arts 124 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Task: Grain Storage
Farming is full of mathematics, and it provides numerous real-world examples for young mathematicians to study. Here, we look at a cylinder-shaped storage silo that has one flat side. Given certain dimensions, students need to determine the current storage capacity and design a new storage facility to use for an anticipated increase in production.
7th - 10th Math 115 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Task: Miniature Golf
"Fore!" All right, no one really yells this out in miniature golf, but this well-defined activity will have your charges using lots of numbers in their unique design of a miniature golf hole. Included in the activity criteria is the geometric difficulty of scoring a hole-in-one, creative use of material, and best use of space.
6th - 10th Math 179 Views 148 Downloads CCSS: Designed