1. Lesson Plan: Using Microscopes to Conduct Research

    • Resource ID: 6673
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate the ability to properly use a microscope for research in the Agricultural Industry.
  2. Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources

    • Grade Range: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Practicum in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources is designed to give students supervised practical application of knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences can occur in a variety of locations appropriate to the nature and level of experiences such as employment, independent study,...
  3. Correctional Services: Infection Control in Correction Facilities

    • Resource ID: 13344
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  4. Correctional Services: Hazardous Materials

    • Resource ID: 13347
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  5. 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.
  6. Correctional Services: Taking Fingerprints

    • Resource ID: 13353
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Correctional Services: Civil and Criminal Justice Systems

    • Resource ID: 13364
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Correction Services: Security and Control in a Correctional Facility

    • Resource ID: 13379
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  15. 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.  
  16. 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.
  17. Correctional Services: Food Service

    • Resource ID: 13384
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.
  18. Lesson Plan: Correctional Services - Accommodating the Disabled

    • Resource ID: 13388
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will participate in a role-playing activity in which they will assume the role of a corrections officer dealing with a disabled patient.
  19. Lesson Plan: Current Issues in Corrections

    • Resource ID: 13391
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the current issues in Correctional Facilities so they can become effective correctional officers.
  20. Lesson Plan: Future Issues in Corrections Lesson Documents

    • Resource ID: 13394
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Correctional administrators face challenges involving staff, use of technology, and health care costs. These challenges have implications for the future of corrections. It is essential that correctional officers understand these issues and the implications. In this lesson, students will discuss...