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 English Language Arts
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
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
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
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
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
Students 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
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 English Language Arts
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
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
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
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
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 English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review 501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository, narrative, and literary response), and each category comes with a general rubric and a set of sample essays.
4th - 12th English Language Arts 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 English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 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 English Language Arts 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 CCSS: Designed
Task: Range of Motion
If you have ever injured your shoulder, you know it takes a while to improve your arm's range of motion. In this real-world example, young mathematicians gain insight into the world of physical therapy while they analyze a case study using protractor skills, properties of right triangles, and the trigonometric sine ratio.
7th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed