College Preparation Teacher Resources
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College or Bust
Choosing which college or university to attend after high school is a huge decision. Prepare your upper classmen with a research-based lesson which has them comparing various educational options. There are four unique activities for comparing colleges, tuition, ranking, and considering a potential major.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 47 Views 103 Downloads
Preparing for College: A Guide for Families
You don't come across resources like this one very often. It is a tool for you to use with parents and guardians of learners in grades 6-12. It provides a complete outline for a 27-slide presentation geared at helping guardians coach their children in preparing for college.
7th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 32 Views 62 Downloads
Sport Comparison and Contrast
Students read a piece of literature relating to sports and discuss sport, how it affects society, and the reasons people participate. They research sport during the time of pioneers and write a compare and contrast paper dealing with sport of ye
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Posters: Essential Reading and Writing Lessons in a Handy 11-by-17 Portrait Format
Decorate your classroom with your choices from this poster pack. The pack is made up of 27 different posters that you can print at the suggested 11-by-17 size or on standard printer paper. The posters cover everything from tips for organization to revision ideas to charts and prompts to use when composing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 20 Downloads
Students discuss where everyday aliments could be treated. After reading an article, they discuss the life of a traveling nurse and how it differs from a hospital nurse. Using the internet, they research the requirements for taking care of a person in their home and in the hospital.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 34 Downloads
Career Development: Interviewing
Prepping pupils for the real world is a vital part of our job. This activity focuses on getting upper graders ready for their first post-collegiate job interview. They will prepare a resume, research a potential company to work for, and then engage in a mock interview which their peers will rate.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 21 Views 142 Downloads
Endocrine Disruptors in Our Drinking Water: Should We Be Concerned?
Students investigate the different hormone contaminants in the water supply. In this math lesson, students analyze data tables and graphs. They demonstrate exponential growth and decay using frog populations.
9th - 12th Math 16 Views 63 Downloads
When Will We Ever Use This? Predicting Using Graphs
Here are a set of graphing lessons that have a real-world business focus. Math skills include creating a scatter plot or line graph, fitting a line to a scatter plot, and making predictions. These lessons are aimed at an algebra 1 level but can be adapted either for middle school or higher levels.
7th - 12th Math 42 Views 731 Downloads
Education is the Meaning of Life
Students explore the teachings of Confucius. In this Korean culture lesson, students watch segments of the A and E video "Confucius: Words of Wisdom." Students read handouts regarding the Asian education system and discuss their impressions prior to writing essays on education.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 36 Downloads
Use this packet of resources in your career unit about writing a resume. Filled with instructions, suggestions, and examples, this series of worksheets could be a great addition to a unit about careers and professional writing. Excellent for junior high, high school, college, or an adult ed class.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 69 Views 527 Downloads
Life Long Learning
Twelfth graders complete a research activity to learn about post-secondary education and possible career paths. In this college and career search lesson, 12th graders locate colleges of interest on a map and explore information in a college planning booklet.
12th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 35 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
Against The Tide: Three Who Made It!
Learners examine the lives of three people from New Haven, Connecticut who have careers in law, politics and entertainment. In groups or individually, they read excerpts of information about the three people and what contributions they have made to society.
6th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Reading-Low Advanced EAP-Internet Research
Students search the Internet for cultural topics. In this literacy instructional activity for below level readers, students practice reading fluency by silently reading and calculating their reading rate. Students brainstorm possible cultural topics to research, write their ideas on a whiteboard, and present them to the class.
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
Off to Camp We Go!
Students research the Civilian Conservation Corp camps. In this Civilian Conservation Corps camp, students explore the C. C. C. and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. They plan and develop a three dimensional representation of life in a C. C. C. camp that will be shared.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads