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Students explore career opportunities by participating in a role-playing activity. In this vocational instructional activity, students identify the different jobs people have when they finish school and practice performing tasks such as sorting clothes, bagging food, or displaying flowers. Students are assessed based on their performance.
Vocational training, tech schools, or high school career training programs! Teaching learners about mapping and land survey just got easier. Each of the 12 slides shows how to use the grid technique to conduct and analyze township and Range Notation. This is a technical presentation and intended for individuals already versed in PLS.
Over ten weeks, 8th graders refine their visions of future careers, develop skills needed to write resumes and business letters, and learn to make a strong impression at interviews. Three specific activities are included, but mostly the resource provides thorough background and justification for the relevance of the unit to 8th grade, explanation of the sequence of the unit, and ideas for nurturing relevant reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
Make opening a locker with a key an easy task for your special needs upper grader. Here you'll find a prompting hierarchy and 15 steps to guide your learner through the process. You'll verbally prompt while physically modeling the locker skill. The learner will then attempt to complete the physical task with simple verbal and gestural cues.
Shop safety is a must when working with power tools. Carpenters-in-training view a demonstration of proper handling techniques and safety measures needed when using a circular saw. The instructor points out safety equipment and safety features on the tool. He finishes the lesson plan by demonstrating how to use the saw with precision and control.
Agricultural masonry is a vocational skill that requires know-how and practice. Introduce learners to a basic skill many agriculturalists need to know. Over the course of five days, they mix, discuss, pour or mold concrete to create strong stepping stones for use in a garden or patio project. This isn't just DIY project, this is a skill for a future in agriculture.
Students incorporate the design process to create their own perfect job or career. In this career design instructional activity, students develop questions to research for a future career choice. Students brainstorm about their personal skills to use in their perfect career and use the Internet to complete a personality assessment as well as a career exploration. Students design a plan to reach for their perfect career.
I never got to pour concrete in high school! Train your young construction enthusiasts how to pour, mix, choose, and finish concrete. They measure a slab, complete unit conversions, and determine the cost or the project per unit. They then identify and discuss the various tools needed to complete the job. Practical engineering and math all in one!