- 13.1.11 G Analyze the
opportunity cost/benefit of continuous learning.
- 13.1.11 A Analyze career
options based on student interests, abilities, aptitudes, and
- 13.1.11 C Evaluate
opportunities for career preparation.
- 13.1.11 D Justify the
selection of a career.
- 13.1.11 E Evaluate all
opportunities for the transition from secondary to postsecondary
education, training or work.
- 13.1.11 F Evaluate individual
career plan using decision-making skills.
- 1.1.11 G Demonstrate
understandings of both fiction and nonfiction. Text includes public
- Make extensions to related
ideas, topics, or information.
||Students will write a
five-paragraph essay according to a specific format providing specific
information. Students will be instructed to incorporate information
they researched on the Occupational Outlook Handbook website in their
|Other standards supported
- 1.4.11 B Write complex
- 1.5.11 A Write with a sharp
- 1.5.11 B Write using
well-developed content appropriate for the topic
- 1.5.11 C Write with controlled
and/or subtle organization
- 1.5.11 D Write with a command of
the stylistic aspects of composition
- 1.5.11 E Revise writing to
improve style, word choice, sentence variety and subtlety of meaning
after rethinking how questions of purpose, audience and genre have been
- 1.5.11 F Edit writing using the
conventions of language
- HSPE 10.1A, H 8.1
A,C, AH 9.1 I, AH 9.2H, HSPE 10.4 A, B, H 8.2
A,F, RWSL l 1.8 A,B,C, FCS 11.4 A, H
8.3 A,F, RWSL 1.8 A,B,C, RWSL 1.8 A,B,C, H 8.4
A,F, M 2.2 A,B,F, M 2.6 A,B,H, M
||Students will demonstrate the
ability to write a five paragraph essay and the ability to do all the
analysis stated in 13.1 of the Standards for Career Education and Work.
- Computers with Internet Access
and a printer
- Career Objective Assignment
|Detailed Activity Steps
- Distribute assignment packets
and review all components with the students.
Declare what your career
objective is and promise (this is your introduction) in the essay to
tell us why you chose this career, what training and education you need
to realize this career, how you plan to obtain this training and
education, where you hope to be in your career path five years from now
and then ten years from now, and lastly where you are on your career
Tell why you chose this career
Tell what training and education
Career progress at five years
and then 10 years
Statement of where you are
presently in your career path
- Assign a due date for the
Super, and Brown’s Values-Based
||Pennsylvania Holistic Writing
Must meet all content
- Normally the Holistic scale
is used by a group of evaluators, but it can be used by one instructor
on a structured assignment.
- Help all students to edit
their essays to perfection so it can be placed in their professional
- Practice peer editing by
requiring students to exchange papers on the due date and revise and
edit a classmate’s essay.
- Have students create an
extemporaneous speech from the document and deliver the speech to the
|Adaptation for at risk kids
- Make accommodations in
writing assignment as directed by the IEP.
- Make suggestions of three
reasonable careers of interest to the student who is undecided.