College and Career Readiness Teacher Resources
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The Ups and Downs of Occupations
Students research Internet sites to identify the latest employment and occupation trends. They discuss and define career terms that important to employment. They report the findings of their research on the occupation of their choice.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 55 Downloads
Welcome to Mars
Students discover the location of the various land rovers on Mars. After watching a video, they discuss the reasons why scientists are interested in possibility of life on Mars. Using the internet, they research the possible careers they are interested in and discuss them with the class.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 36 Downloads
Karma Tycoon (Video Game): Running a Nonprofit Unit
Your class learns to launch and operate a nonprofit, procure funding, manage finances, and help others with this superbly designed unit. Includes well-crafted activities, Internet research, worksheets, vocabulary, and a high-interest video game "Karma Tycoon.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 165 Downloads
Module: Understanding the Workplace
Are your scholars future business owners? This college and career readiness activity will give them some poignant questions to help determine if they are budding entrepreneurs. They complete a checklist to see if they score within the range and discuss advantages and disadvantages of working for themselves.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 63 Downloads
Reply to a Job Ad
So, you've just spotted an ad for the perfect job, now what? Get kids ready to enter the workforce by having them practice the first step, replying to a job ad. They scan the paper for a job, role-play responding to the ad via phone, then write a resume.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
Putting It All Together: The Personal Plan of Study
Eighth graders discuss their plans for after high school and complete a portfolio. Individually, they use the information from their portfolio to create puzzle pieces of their past to help them plan their future. In groups, they put their puzzle pieces together to develop their plan.
8th 21st Century Skills 4 Views 28 Downloads
Nontraditional Job Opportunities
As your learners prepare to enter the workforce, address some common stereotypes that may be limiting their professional goals. The class brainstorms gender-stereotyped careers, exploring where those ideas originate. They complete a job checklist survey, indicating which gender most traditionally works in 32 fields.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 131 Downloads
Who Will Get The Job? (Part 1)
Seventh graders are asked a variety of questions and identify the skills as job-task or not. As a class, they discuss how they could lose a job before they start working and review how to sell their skills for the job posting. To end the lesson, they practice completing a job application and review them in groups to determine who would be the best candidate.
7th 21st Century Skills 8 Views 91 Downloads
Job Search: Steps to Completing a Job Application
Filling out a job application can be a confusing and overwhelming task for a young adult. Take some time and provide your class with practical advice and experience by filling out a real job application. Each learners fills out the application as best they can, then takes note of the information they were unable to provide and what that means to a potential employer.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills 34 Views 183 Downloads
This resource has many links to basic concepts behind nursing and wellness. Learners will define the terms community and health to then describe the six basic elements of community health practice to be used in nursing. This is an online activity.
Higher Ed Health 19 Views 49 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 111 Views 205 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Activities for a High School Instrumentation Course
The intent of this series of activities is to introduce high schoolers to the field of chemical instrumentaiton. They perform a few basic chemistry lab techniques: pH titration, paper, gas, and liquid chromatography, ultraviolet and infrared spectroscopy, and graphing as examples of the skills needed to be a chemical technician.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 77 Downloads
Money Math: Lessons for Life
Students explore money as it applies to salary, paychecks, and taxes. In this essential mathematics lesson, students explore how math is used in various careers, how income takes are calculated and other important life lessons in math.
10th - 11th Math 64 Views 315 Downloads
Semiconductor and choosing a major
Students decide what career they want to have as they enter college. In this algebra lesson, students investigate the trend in the drop of engineering majors. Some reasons to consider, are lack of interest and readiness for the education level.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
Putting It All Together: The Personal Plan of Study (Part 3)
Eighth graders discuss the culminating activity to a unit in which they determine how they will present their "Design for My Future" and "My Personal Plan of Study." They pull together all of their work from the unit before writing a narrative entitled "My Design for My Life" which they present to their families in a presentation which includes both academic and career related goals.
8th Language Arts 4 Views 43 Downloads
Personal Finance: Buying Into the System
Eleventh graders confront basic personal finance choices they will face throughout their lives. There is a natural progression to the lessons, beginning with career choices, leading into budgeting and planning, and ending with the impact of credit and long-term savings and investing.
11th Math 28 Views 101 Downloads