Department of Labor Teacher Resources

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Science: Matter and Energy

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Designed to use when teaching adults preparing for their high school equivalency exam, the resource integrates reading practice, writing, and analytical thinking in every lesson. The unit covers 23 topics, but it only includes three...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 4

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it important to use precise language? Participants explore this question in the fourth lesson plan in a series of 15 on effective instruction. Perfect for all content areas, the lesson plan promotes appropriate language choice...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 11

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
You'll C-E-R a difference in classroom achievement after using a helpful lesson. Designed for economics, civics, government, and US history classes, participants practice using the CER model to craft arguments about primary and secondary...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The six instructional shifts in this workshop definitely move math and science teachers' understanding of instruction. The workshop, 13th out of a series of 15, asks participants to examine sample tests and to look at how the six...
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Child Labor in Maryland: An Historical Investigation

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders, after reading two excerpts about contemporary child labor situations, discuss two broad questions in detail along with the industrial boom following the Civil War conditions in the United States. They investigate how the...
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Labor Day in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Why do we celebrate Labor Day?
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Labor Day Activities

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
This Labor Day, provide class members with a variety of engaging worksheets offering games, word work, and more! Here, you'll find a game of tic-tac-toe, word puzzles, a coloring sheet, crafts, and vocabulary practice.
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Talking Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chances are, many of the teens in your class have jobs or want to have jobs in the near future. Educate them about the hazards and emergencies that could occur in various workplaces with a set of lessons published by the National...
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Lesson 8: Considering A Stem Career

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Men wearing lab coats, pocket protectors, and thick glasses. Many are the stereotypes attributed to those who work in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Challenge these myths and stereotypes with a...
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Focus on Economic Data: US Employment and the Unemployment Rate, March, 2012

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Read all about the various types of unemployment and the United States is are currently at the low-point of an unemployment cycle. Kids examine what economic factors affect the unemployment rate, and what data shows for different US...
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Policy Issue Report

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Acting as executive agencies preparing reports to present to the public, your learners will use these detailed project guidelines and choose from a wide range of policies (i.e. NAFTA, national health care, Israeli relations, and global...
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Student Handout 6E: Trail of the Tomato Group E: Farm Workers

For Students 11th - 12th
What is life like for migrant farm workers picking tomatoes at the industrial level? Your class will research and create a visual display describing farm life, work on the farm, and the pressures put on agricultural producers by high...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 5

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are video games sports? Pupils investigate this question as well as various nonfiction selections to learn more about claims and the support that defines them. All of the selections mimic the rigor on state tests and encourage close...
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Team Builders and Icebreakers: Techniques for Success

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Need a little something to get the party started? No matter what type of teen leadership get-together you're hosting, kick things of with one of several fun icebreakers. The resource includes printable handouts and execution tips for...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Work out your core, Common Core State Standards, through the first workshop in a series of 15 designed for educators. Inquiry-based activities designed for all content areas and grade levels explore the shifts to new standards,...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Flipped classrooms and online tools killed the chalkboard! An awesome, hands-on technology workshop asks teachers across all content areas. to examine model lessons, become familiar with research, and explore tech tools they can...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Teachers turning into students? It's not Freaky Friday! It's a thoughtful workshop that teaches participants how to plan professional development for staff. Third in a 15-part series, the workshop provides a platform for the other...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 6

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is a college education necessary for success in today's world? The class investigates the question, along with others at the end of the sixth workshop in a 15-part series. The lesson has four parts with multiple activities and...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 7

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Designed specifically for math instructors, the seventh workshop of a 15-part series allows time to explore Webb's DOK, ponder open-ended questions, and create lessons to apply what is learned. Teachers craft high-quality math problems...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 8

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lights, camera, action! Math educators consider how to improve their instruction by examining a model of the five-practice problem-solving model involving a movie theater. Participants examine cognitive demand in relation to problem...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 9

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a workshop for teachers that rocks the academic world! Using earthquakes as a medium for instruction, educators learn about crosscutting engineering with science. Fun, hands-on, collaborative exercises encourage participants to...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How have educational standards evolved? Educators of adults examine expectations in the 10th workshop out of 15 to better determine how standards have grown. Participants respond to a variety of sample questions to determine how they...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can opinions slant facts? Workshop participants learn how to examine primary and secondary sources and identify the author's point of view. They also examine how visual art impacts the meaning and rhetoric of sources. Full of...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 15

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do a cheetah, Audi commercial, and air have in common? They're all topics of an engaging inquiry-based, hands-on workshop for educators about background knowledge, reading strategies, the CER model, and argumentative writing. The...

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