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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Advanced 1: Picking the Right Search Terms
Many people, when searching online, will type in what they are looking for without much thought. But what's the next step, if they don't get the desired results? Careful selection of search terms. Your class can develop a sense for choosing appropriate search terms with the lesson here.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Advanced 5: Evaluating Credibility of Sources
How do discerning readers determine bias and credibility? Ask small groups to figure it out! First, each group is provided with either articles or videos that contain bias. They examine the resources, respond to included questions, and then share their findings with the class.
6th - 12th Technology & Engineering 45 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 286 Views 354 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Beginner 3: Narrowing a Search to Get the Best Results
Uncover new or more relevant information with the filtering tools in the top navigation bar. First, show your class the tools and demonstrate how to use a few. Next, give class members some time to apply what they have learned. They can work individually or with others to create a guide that describes how to use filters with examples.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 18 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Reading an Informational Text: "It All Started with Sputnik"
Sputnik was one of the greatest scientific advancements of the 1950s, and this reading instructional activity does it justice. Pupils start off with pre-reading questions and a video. They then read an excerpt from an article, which is accompanied by vocabulary, short-answer questions, and other close reading tasks.
6th - 8th Language Arts 504 Views 416 Downloads CCSS: Designed
So You Want to Be A....
Students research the job they would like and create a poster. In this careers lesson plan, students research a job of their choosing and complete a worksheet. Students take the information from the worksheet and create a poster about that career.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 6 Views 31 Downloads
Spiders in Space
Does a spider spin its web differently in space? What other ways might microgravity affect an arachnid? Pick a topic to research, plan an investigation, and follow astronauts on the International Space Station as they perform some of the same experiments in the microgravity of space.
K - 12th Science 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Have your class doing everything from reading literature, analyzing literary devices, identifying independent and dependent clauses, discussing, and writing creatively with the rich resource found here. After a mini lesson on independent and dependent clauses, your class will read, annotate, and answers questions on two different short stories by O.
6th - 8th Language Arts 149 Views 193 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 18 Views 78 Downloads
In need of a probability resource that has it all? Take a look at a full textbook chapter on teaching and engaging learners in mathematical probability and data analysis. It begins with a teacher preparation section, and then moves into several multi-part lessons that include activities, tools, manipulatives, worksheets, and assessments.
3rd - 5th Math 68 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core
Here's a must-have resource for anyone reading To Kill A Mockingbird or using Harper Lee's award-winning novel in a classroom. The packet contains Miss Hollace Ransdall's first-hand, factual account of the trials of the Scottsboro Boys, the economic and social background of the case, as well as information about the two plaintiffs and their families.
9th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Career Discovery: Preparing a Resume
Students 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
Young scholars explore their career options and practice resume writing and college application essays. In this career exploration lesson, 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, 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
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
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 132 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 10 Views 93 Downloads