What Are My Options?

Where do I go from here? Start sophomores off on the right path using an activity designed with the future in mind. The final lesson in a five-part career readiness series helps individuals decide what's important to them before they find a program that suits their needs. The culminating project involves a group presentation about a college, trade school, or military option.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Invite a guidance counselor to present post-secondary options, complete with take-home literature
  • As students research, ask them to make note of all of the admissions requirements for the institutions they choose
Classroom Considerations

  • Consider providing a list of options for pupil presentations to make sure the class covers all of the programs available
  • Lesson timing varies depending upon class size and presentation length
Pros

  • The activity ensures learners see beyond the traditional college or university post-secondary option 
  • Presentations let groups practice collaboration skills and expose other scholars to the many options out there
Cons

  • None