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Preparing for Job Entry through Enhancement of Employment Skills
7th - 12th
Students explore the world of work and the opportunities that exist in today's world. They identify specific careers and colleges that match their interests and abilities and investigate various corporations and businesses that employ...
ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 3--Obtaining Employment
Students, while reviewing an extensive list of vocabulary terms on the board, examine various resources (family, friends, colleagues, etc.) to identify job opportunities/simply acquiring about a job. In addition, they review common job...
Career Readiness Skills in the Middle School Classroom
6th - 8th
Encourage middle schoolers to develop skills that will help them in high school—and in their future careers. A collection of lesson plans and classroom resources guide adolescents through the skills they will need to prepare for their future careers in an ever-changing job climate, including interviewing skills, completing job applications, and career education.
Global Patterns of Human Migration
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
A person can synthesize information from many different sources, such as websites and maps. To better grasp the concept of human migration, the class first discusses the nature of human migration, and then analyzes several maps. They use...
Career in Real Estate and Customer Service: Working with Central Tendency
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Students research careers in real estate and customer service. In this measures of central tendency lesson, students use the results from their research to find the mean and median of the annual wages for each career. Students analyze...
A Journalist’s Report: The Better Vision for Black Americans
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading a series of primary source documents detailing the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, class members craft newspaper columns assessing the strengths and weaknesses of each man's vision, and present their...
Timeline of Events: 1960’s Civil Rights Movement of St. Augustine, Florida
9th - 12th
A timeline can be a powerful learning tool because it reveals a pattern in events. While few would consider St. Augustine, Florida a hotbed of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, a selection of background information and a timeline of...
Getting Into Shapes: Identifying and Describing Two-Dimensional Shapes
K - 2nd
Young scholars examine their classroom to find examples of various types of shapes. After identifying and describing the various shapes, they draw as many as they can on a piece of paper. They organize them into an image based on their...
Personal Growth and the Personal Leadership Inventory
9th - 12th
What are employers looking for in prospective employees? Career-minded high schoolers examine their strongest technical skills as well as important 21st century skills, including leadership, empathy, clear communication, working well...
Community Involvement Investigation— Guidance and Career Education
7th - 10th
Not only do extracurricular activities look good on a college application, they can foster important life skills. From sports to volunteering to employment, extracurricular activities can inform your learners' experiences later in life....
Editorial Writing: Exploring Issues Using the Process Writing Approach
Introduce your nascent journalists to editorials and editorial writing. The many types of editorials are defined and modeled. The steps in the process for writing an editorial are explained from the planning, to the drafting, to creating...
Is Capitalism Good for the Poor? | How Incentives Affect Innovation
9th - 12th
Learners focus on the role played by a nation's institutions in generating creativity, invention and innovation, and analyzes how innovation promotes the economic growth that raises standards of living and alleviates poverty.
Preparing Students for the College and Work Worlds
10th - 12th
Pupils brainstorm information needed on a job application. They join groups of college bound, work bound and undecided. They compare applications in a Venn diagram. They research employment questions by interviewing mentors, teachers and...
Houghton Mifflin Social Studies/Chapter 11, Lesson 1: California in Wartime (pp. 250-253)
Fourth graders explore the crisis of Japanese Americans during World War II. The benefits of the California economy are explored. The lesson has a discussion portion that is culturally relevant for many types of students.