1. Scope and Sequence: Political Science II

    • Resource ID: 19397
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015
    Political Science II 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...
  2. Lesson Plan: Political Expression

    • Resource ID: 12171
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the importance of political expression and it's role in a democratic society.
  3. Lesson Plan: Role of U.S. Diplomats

    • Resource ID: 12173
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students explore diplomacy for international relations. Students are also introduced to the roles and responsibilities of US Diplomats.
  4. Lesson Plan: Crime Scene Search

    • Resource ID: 13657
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    A big part of a police officer’s job is responding to crimes and crime scenes. It is crucial that evidence is found, protected, and properly collected to help find who committed the crimes and/or so it can be used in court for the criminal conviction of the suspect(s). This lesson...
  5. Lesson Plan: Development of Latent Prints

    • Resource ID: 13659
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    Crime Scene Investigators are often expected to develop latent fingerprints on items of evidence before comparisons of fingerprints can be made. In this lesson, students will learn about the different types of fingerprints and the chemicals used to pick them up at crime scenes. A lab is...
  6. Lesson Plan: Crowd Control

    • Resource ID: 13685
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    There are times an officer will come across riotous crowds on the street. The officer needs to be able to safely control the crowds while working as a team with other officers. This lesson will introduce students to effective ways of crowd control operations performed by officers.
  7. Lesson Plan: Crash Scene Investigation

    • Resource ID: 13695
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson familiarizes students with the laws and policies regarding vehicle crashes, as there is a large amount of detail that goes into investigating and documenting a motor vehicle crash.
  8. Lesson Plan: Emergency Management

    • Resource ID: 13697
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson focuses on learning about emergency management, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs), the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM), state emergency organizations, local emergency officials and organizations, and the role of law enforcement in...
  9. Lesson Plan: Introduction to the Levels and Functions of Criminal Courts

    • Resource ID: 13720
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will conduct research on the levels and functions of city, county, and state level courts.
  10. Lesson Plan: Pretrial and Courtroom Procedures

    • Resource ID: 13722
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson. students will understand the roles and functions of the court system. and identify the phases of a trial and the procedures followed in the courtroom.
  11. Lesson Plan: History of Security

    • Resource ID: 13756
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research the background needed to prepare for certification in security services, with a focus on the security measures used to protect lives, property, and information.
  12. Lesson Plan: Disaster and Emergency Management

    • Resource ID: 13776
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss terrorism and natural disasters. Students will also present a briefing of a recent terrorist attack on the United States, and they will discuss how the attack changed public laws and security.
  13. Lesson Plan: Mass Production in Manufacturing

    • Resource ID: 14105
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn the impact of mass production in increasing the efficiency of manufacturing. The students will be able to create a paper towel holder using mass production techniques.
  14. Lesson Plan: Success in the Welding Shop

    • Resource ID: 14159
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, the student will be able to successfully participate in a welding shop environment and interview for a position in a shop.
  15. Lesson Plan: Careers in Advertising

    • Resource ID: 14268
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research careers in the advertising/marketing industry as well as describe businesses related to advertising.
  16. Lesson Plan: Exploring Ideas and Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 14301
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson on entrepreneurship guides students to explore new business ventures while analyzing personal interests, financial planning and conducting research. 
  17. Lesson Plan: Know Your Competition in Entrepreneurship

    • Resource ID: 14305
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the competitive nature of the marketplace and describe strategies for attracting/maintaining a customer base.
  18. Lesson Plan: Promotion Involves Communication

    • Resource ID: 14348
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn about promotion as a part of the marketing mix and the communication process. Students will also discuss the means of communication, illustrate the process, and research how a popular brand has changed over time.
  19. Lesson Plan: Law of Supply and Demand

    • Resource ID: 14356
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explain the relationship between supply and demand in a private enterprise system.
  20. Lesson Plan: Economic Utility

    • Resource ID: 14358
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    This lesson provides students with opportunities to understand how economic decisions create utility or satisfaction.