Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

  • Clusters: Government & Public Administration
  • Pathways: Governance
  • Courses: Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government
  • Grade range: 11, 12
  • Release date: 12-14-2017
  • Tags: Teamwork, Leadership, Research Skills, Writing Skills, Business Communications, Career Exploration, Government, Public Administration, Scholarships, Postsecondary, Resume, Essay, Practicum, Ethical Decisions, Ethical Basis for Law, Ethics and Politics, Government and Public Administration, Work Experience

Description

Students in the Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government will concurrently learn advanced concepts of political science and government workings in the classroom setting and in the workplace. In addition, students will apply technical skills pertaining to government and public administration in a direct mentorship by individuals in professional settings such as government, public management and administration, national security, municipal planning, foreign service, revenue, taxation, and regulation.
This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.

Resources

Scope and Sequence

Resource ID: 19403 Grade Range: 11, 12
CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015 Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government course scope and sequence within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description of each unit and the corresponding TEKS are included. This scope and sequence may be adapted or adopted by the local education agency.

Program of Study

Resource ID: POS08
Based on the House Bill 5 Foundation High School Program, the Program of Studies within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster provide helpful information, including the core courses and career-related electives in high school that will help prepare students for their career goals. These documents are designed for students, but can also be used by administrators, counselors, teachers, business and industry representatives, and parents.

Section 1: Pre-Practicum

Resource ID: 12099 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students define ethics, compare and contrast consequence-based ethics with rule-based ethics. Students also discuss ways in which ethics are reflected in laws.
Resource ID: 12103 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students demonstrate collaboration through teamwork. As teamwork and leadership skills are important for helping workers in Government and Public Administration be more productive, communicate better, and achieve common goals.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Section 2: TEKS Checklist Components: Practicum in Local, State, and Federal Government

Resource ID: 12099 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students define ethics, compare and contrast consequence-based ethics with rule-based ethics. Students also discuss ways in which ethics are reflected in laws.
Resource ID: 12103 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students demonstrate collaboration through teamwork. As teamwork and leadership skills are important for helping workers in Government and Public Administration be more productive, communicate better, and achieve common goals.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Section 3: Practicum Check-In 1

Resource ID: CSLP02
Lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Section 4: Check List Progress and Practicum Activities: Check-In 2

Resource ID: 12105 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to research, prepare a formal report and present their research findings. The lesson also has activities that introduce students to Citation Skills.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.

Section 5: Practicum Culminating Activities

Resource ID: 12091 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to demonstrate characteristics necessary to be a successful student in the GPA program by obtaining all signatures necessary on required forms.
Resource ID: 12105 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will learn to research, prepare a formal report and present their research findings. The lesson also has activities that introduce students to Citation Skills.
Resource ID: 12107 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson, students will research and identify the essential knowledge for demonstrating competency in the workplace.
Resource ID: 12119 Grade Range: 11, 12 Institutional Organization: UNT
In this lesson students are provided an outline to create scholarship applications and relevant essays, applying organizational skills.
Resource ID: CSLP01
One or more lesson plans are currently not available. Review the scope and sequence document, TEKS, and available lesson plans, to determine which additional lesson plans to locally develop. You can download the optional blank lesson plan template provided here, to locally develop a new lesson plan, consistent with the others provided in the Texas CTE Resource Center. If after developing a new lesson plan, you would like the TEA to consider adding it to the resource library for colleague teachers to also use in the future, attach the lesson plan and any supplemental instructional materials through the form here, for consideration. If published, we will attribute the materials to you.