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Interview a College Graduate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What better way to work on research skills while gaining an understanding of college life, than conducting an interview? High Schoolers interview a college graduate, document their findings, and use the information to write an essay on...
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College or Bust?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Based on a New York Times article, "The College Drop-Out Boom," participants in a fishbowl discussion formulate and express opinions about the correlation between level of education, career options, and economic mobility. Ample...
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The Life and Times of a First Generation College Student

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What is it like to be the first person in your family to attend a four-year college? Learners interview a first-generation college student and write a biographical essay. They read a case study, develop interview questions, conduct an...
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Lesson Learned: Creating a Life Reports Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Tap into the wisdom and knowledge of older members of the community with this New York Times plan. To warm up, learners write about and discuss advice they have been given. After reading "The Life Report," an op-ed column that asks older...
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College: Plan Well and Pay Less

For Teachers 11th Standards
They say you gotta pay to play, and post secondary education is no exception! The sixth and final lesson in a series of college and career readiness activities focuses on the cost of attending a variety of institutions and programs....
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The Cost of College: Financing Your Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
With college tuition at an all-time high, high school students must consider the financial obligations of attending higher education, as well as the impact of college on future career opportunities. Pupils will complete worksheets,...
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Assessing Personal Plan of Study for Life-Long Learning

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine and evaluate their personal education plans and discuss the importance of life-long learning. They discuss personal education plans and goals and reflect on their own plans, complete a Personal Plan of Study...
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My Future Lifestyle

For Teachers 7th Standards
Mortgage, insurance, car payments...how much money will your learners need to support their desired lifestyle? Part three in a six-part college and career readiness lesson plan series tasks young job seekers with creating a monthly...
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Me and My Career

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then...
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Workplace Skills

For Teachers 7th Standards
What skills do employers look for in potential employees? Introduce scholars to the skills that pay the bills during the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. Once they have defined critical 21st-century skills, groups...
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Comparing Colleges

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students begin process of selecting suitable colleges by exploring colleges in foreign countries and reflecting on a possible future life far from their native countries. They rank various criteria for selecting colleges, discuss...
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I Have “M.I.” Strengths!

For Teachers 6th Standards
There are so many ways to be smart! Can your class identify their intelligences? The third of five career and college lesson plans designed for sixth graders challenges them to assess their unique skills. Once they determine their...
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Plagiarism is Stealing!

For Teachers 9th Standards
Stop, thief! Do your pupils understand the consequences of plagiarism? Lesson three of six in a series of college and career readiness activities demonstrates the dangers of taking credit for someone else's work. Learners engage in...
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Factors in a Successful College Experience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does community or cultural identity influence the decisions to attend or graduate from college? Clips from the documentary Up Heartbreak Hill, introduce class members to the issues two Native American seniors face as they consider...
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The Twelve Core Values of the Inupiaq People - How do they fit in your life?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students become familiar with the Inupiaq culture. In this Inupiaq lesson, students listen to read alouds about the life style of the Inupiaq in Alaska, Students understand the twelve core values of the Inupiaq people. Students choose a...
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Where Will I Go and What Will I Be?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Help your future college graduates prepare for higher education with this series of lessons. High schoolers complete research projects about the colleges they would like to attend, and create PowerPoint presentations about their careers...
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Gaining by Giving

For Teachers 9th Standards
Community service is a win-win! Scholars discover how to gain valuable career skills through helping others using a lesson about volunteer work. Second in a six-part career and college readiness series, the activities focus on...
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Matchmaking: Interests and Careers

For Teachers 9th Standards
How can people be sure that their personalities and career choices are a match made in heaven? Young adults look inward at the attitudes, emotions, and interests that make them suited for certain vocations during the sixth and final...
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An Online Tool I Can Use

For Teachers 6th Standards
Tools for school—and beyond! Introduce your sixth graders to online tools to plan their academic and professional futures. The fifth and final lesson in a series of career and college readiness activities focuses on a scavenger hunt to...
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Planning for Middle and High School

For Teachers 7th Standards
So, what's the plan? Seventh graders begin their college and career journey in the first of six lessons. After creating their online profiles on a career resource website, individuals conduct extensive research to determine the courses...
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What’s the Plan?

For Teachers 9th Standards
What classes should pupils take to achieve their college and career goals? Explore the options through a lesson designed with the future in mind. Fifth in a series of six college and career readiness lesson plans, the activity challenges...
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Choosing My Lifestyle

For Teachers 10th Standards
How much does it cost to live the life your dream life? Scholars explore the pitfalls of personal finance through planning, discussion, and research. The first instructional activity in a five-part series tasks individuals with...
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Possible Careers

For Teachers 7th Standards
Is a STEM career the right choice for me? Lesson four in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces seventh graders to the world of STEM occupations. Individuals use their Holland code results to select, research, and...
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What Matters to Me?

For Teachers 10th Standards
Whether you're a self-starting entrepreneur or a cubicle commando, finding a career that suits your personality is a must! The second activity in a series of five career and college lesson plans focuses on work ethic and values. Learners...