1. Lesson Plan: Setting Up shop

    • Resource ID: 11604
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about setting up a virtual business. Students will design floor plans for their businesses, create a newsletter about virtual assistants, and create a Gantt scheduling chart.
  2. Lesson Plan: Research - Details of a Virtual Business Office

    • Resource ID: 11614
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the steps required to set up an e-commerce business, research details pertaining to setting up a virtual business office, and evaluate and rate business websites.
  3. Lesson Plan: Client Communication

    • Resource ID: 11617
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will demonstrate ways of communicating with clients, both locally and remotely, and how to successfully apply that knowledge to business-related communications.
  4. Lesson Plan: Accounting for Proprietorship

    • Resource ID: 11625
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will teach students the fundamentals of accounting needed to make the necessary financial decisions for running a successful virtual business.
  5. Lesson Plan: Online Niche Marketing

    • Resource ID: 11612
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the students will explain how to use niche marketing to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
  6. Lesson Plan: Fees and Prices (Research and Setting)

    • Resource ID: 11619
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson will show how to research pricing and billing practices for a virtual business and then appropriately set fees.
  7. Lesson Plan: Fundamental Bookkeeping Skills Part 2

    • Resource ID: 11627
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson students will learn about bookkeeping skills necessary for a virtual business office. Students will consider how business activities affect accounting equation, complete accounting equations and a chart of accounts. 
  8. Lesson Plan: Professional Attire

    • Resource ID: 13295
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the professional dress and grooming standards expected in LPSCS careers.
  9. Lesson Plan: Professionalism and Ethics in Corrections

    • Resource ID: 13334
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Regardless of the field, each organization has some standards by which it operates and expects its employees to follow.  The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is no different.  Professionalism and ethics play a key role in an employee’s success within the agency. Without them, you may...
  10. Lesson Plan: Self Defense Pressure Points

    • Resource ID: 13351
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the concept of self defense using pressure points. Students will have the opportunity to practice these methods with teacher's supervision.
  11. Lesson Plan: Emergency Plans and Procedures in a Correctional Facility

    • Resource ID: 13357
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to the various components of prison emergency plans and procedures. They will have the opportunity to create a floor plan for a prison and determine an emergency plan for that floor plan for various scenarios.
  12. Lesson Plan: History of Crime and Correction

    • Resource ID: 13362
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the history of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Knowing the history is important for establishing where the system began, and the struggles it has overcome to become the agency it is today.
  13. Lesson Plan: Correctional Services - Civil and Criminal Justice Systems

    • Resource ID: 13365
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the differences between the criminal and civil justice systems and how changes in those systems impact the correctional system.
  14. Lesson Plan: Constitutional Law

    • Resource ID: 13368
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students focus on constitutional law to examine protocols outlined by the 14th Amendment, summarize 5th Amendment rights, and examine trial, jury and due process rights.
  15. Lesson Plan: The Organization of Correctional Systems

    • Resource ID: 13372
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students examine the history of corrections in Texas and the United States, explore the impact of the United States legal system on the correctional system and differentiate between the civil and criminal justice systems and explain how change impacts correctional services.
  16. Lesson Plan: Interrogation

    • Resource ID: 13378
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to the interrogation procedures. For law enforcement agents in all fields (police, court, and corrections) it is important to understand the rights of the prisoners and how to conduct interrogations while protecting those rights.
  17. Lesson Plan: Correctional Policy - Security and Control

    • Resource ID: 13380
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the safety procedures that take place in various tasks at a correctional facility including cell and inmate searches.  
  18. Lesson Plan: Daily Operations of Correctional Facilities

    • Resource ID: 13383
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about the daily operations of a correctional facility through independent projects, group presentations, and discussions.
  19. Lesson Plan: Court Systems and Practices - The Bill of Rights

    • Resource ID: 13403
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the past and present battles in our courts that continually test the strength and longevity of our Bill of Rights.
  20. Lesson Plan: The Impact of Public Opinion and the Legislature on the Court System

    • Resource ID: 13406
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to Identify factors that influence the court system and describe real life cases that have been affected by these factors.