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Progressing Towards Graduation
Eleventh graders write a paragraph about what they are going to do after graduating from high school. As a class, they share how they are going to meet their goals and discuss other options other than going to college. To end the lesson, they complete a personal education plan and identify what they need to do now to meet their goals.
11th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
After reading a short paragraph about the ways that urban sprawl negatively affects natural environments, learners must write down another detrimental affect of urban sprawl, then give a short explanation of how four machines affect the environment in negative ways.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Letter of Introduction to Training Sites
Students brainstorm ways in which to properly introduce themselves to their supervisor. Using a word processing program, they use a business letter format to write their letter and have a classmate review it. They share their letter to end the lesson with their classmates.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 9 Downloads
Water, Now and Then
Students describe, orally or in writing, ways people have depended on water during different periods of history. This nearly 500 page document is rich with diverse lessons and activities that will transform your young learners into water experts in no time.
K - 2nd Science 12 Views 51 Downloads
The ADA, the Supreme Court, and Self-Advocacy
Students study the role the Supreme Court plays in laws and decisions that affect individuals with disabilities and examine the policies of the American with Disabilities Act. They draw parallels between policies enacted by the ADA and the ways in which these policies affect their everyday lives.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 35 Downloads
Hire the Best Unit
Learners use the Micron Student Web site to research projected growth by job groups in the United States. They use Micron data to see the impact education has on their earning power. Students use the "Get a Job" student website to help them understand the process of applying for and interviewing for a job.
8th - 11th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 54 Downloads
Mosaic America: Paths To The Present
Seventh graders study the ideologies of life, values, love, peace and struggle of African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans as citizens of the United States. Authors and artists are used as tools to open the eyes of the students and allow them to see the impact and significance of cultures upon the history of the United States.
7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
Introduction to PowerPoint
Students open Microsoft PowerPoint. Alternately, watch the slide resentation on the Perdue Web site and their desktop version of Microsoft PowerPoint. Students read the Career Handout and complete the Worksheet included. Students use the Worksheet to fill in slides in your presentation.
Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 27 Views 68 Downloads
Why do People Migrate?
Second graders examine the reasons for human migration. In this human migration lesson plan, 2nd graders make lists of reasons why people migrate. Students view pictures of people who have migrated and discuss why. Then the students watch a video about each person and answer questions.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Who Works for Nonprofits?
Students identify jobs in the nonprofit sector. In this career education lesson, students use the Internet to research nonprofit jobs in their community. Students complete a resume for employment at a nonprofit organization.
3rd - 6th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 7 Downloads
Lending Discrimination and the Community Reinvestment Act
Write about economic and banking issues of concern to the public. Investigate lending discrimination and the impact of the 1977 Community Reinvestment Act. Use a guide to do research and write an essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Past and Present Parallels
High schoolers study the Great Depression. In this philanthropy lesson, students compare the Great Depression to the recession of 2008 and 2009. High schoolers explore vocabulary, read excerpts from The Grapes of Wrath, and determine volunteer activities they might be able to carry out.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 29 Downloads
Brainstorming Job Ideas
High schoolers brainstorm ideas for different kinds of jobs. From this list of ideas, each student chooses one job or career to research further. They use written resources, read a variety of texts in making their choice.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 13 Downloads
How To Get the Job
Ninth graders identify the skills necessary to apply for and obtain employment. They locate job openings in classified ads, create and submit a resume, cover letter, and thank-you letter using word processing software, and participate in a mock job interview.
9th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 80 Downloads
Sub-Cultural Theories Continued: Delinquency as the Consequence of Normal Working
In this delinquency worksheet, students read and complete ten different exercises, including providing examples of theories, matching ideas to theorists, writing about their opinions, and comprehension questions about the article.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads
The Planning Commission
Middle schoolers design a sound community. In this communities lesson, students take on the role of city planners and identify the needs of the community. Middle schoolers develop a blue print to meet the needs of the community and include new residential, commercial, or industrial zones.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 8 Downloads
Students detect and explore local and national nonprofit organizations. In this research project, students explore nonprofit mission statements, activities and career opportunities. Students complete a research question sheet. Students use research information to create a poster.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Young scholars work with and make population pyramids. In this population pyramid lesson, students use census data to make population pyramids for China, India, and the United States. They use the information to determine why jobs are leaving the United States and to look at the world economy.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 18 Views 59 Downloads