1. Lesson Plan: Making Resumes

    • Resource ID: 6654
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    This introductory lesson for Career Preparation I in the Career Development cluster is a general lesson in developing a resume.  This lesson can be used for the Career Preparation course or for any CTE course to help students develop this important skill.  
  2. Lesson Plan: Identity Theft and Credit Safety

    • Resource ID: 20034
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management and discuss the impact of identify theft on credit.
  3. Lesson Plan: Credit Scores and Your Financial Future

    • Resource ID: 20035
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will understand and determine actions to obtain and keep good credit scores. Students will apply these skills to their financial future.
  4. Lesson Plan: Success in Professional Careers

    • Resource ID: 20040
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will describe characteristics required for personal and professional success.
  5. Lesson Plan: Where Do I Fit In?

    • Resource ID: 20042
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  6. Lesson Plan: It's My Life

    • Resource ID: 20043
    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.
  7. College and Career Readiness

    • Grade Range: 7, 8
    The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves...
  8. Lesson Plan: Business Operations and Organizational Structures

    • Resource ID: 11482
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the students will learn to identify organizational and managerial structures of business, as well as levels and functions of management.
  9. Lesson Plan: Foundation of International Business

    • Resource ID: 11488
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will define domestic and international business and explain the impact of global dependency on the United States economy.
  10. Lesson Plan: Production, Distribution, and Other Business Operations

    • Resource ID: 11492
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, the student will learn about the production/manufacturing process and channels of distribution and intermediaries for goods and services.
  11. Lesson Plan: Prices in Private Enterprise System

    • Resource ID: 11502
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson provides an overview of how prices are determined in a private enterprise system and includes student activities.
  12. Lesson Plan: Financial Exchanges

    • Resource ID: 11547
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson helps students gain a basic understanding of the different types of financial exchanges available and how this applies in their current lives as well as in their future.
  13. Lesson Plan: Career Portfolio

    • Resource ID: 11573
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson will help students develop an effective career portfolio that will give them the confidence to speak about their accomplishments and work/volunteer experience with prospective employers.
  14. Lesson Plan: Investment Models

    • Resource ID: 11965
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to various methods used in analyzing investments. Students will learn about Capital Asset Pricing Model, Modern Portfolio Theory, Arbitrage Pricing Theory, and compare and contrast the various investment selection strategies.
  15. Lesson Plan: Economic and Ethical Activity in a Changing World

    • Resource ID: 11486
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, students will learn to recognize how changing economic conditions, business ethics, and social responsibility impact businesses.
  16. Lesson Plan: Producers in a Private Enterprise System

    • Resource ID: 11494
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson explains the private enterprise system, the role of producers, and the concept of productivity. Students will design, illustrate, and develop a power point about the production and marketing process.
  17. Lesson Plan: Retailers in Private Enterprise System

    • Resource ID: 11496
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, students will learn the importance of the retailers in the private enterprise system, as well as the types of retailers available to consumers.
  18. Lesson Plan: Wholesalers in a Private Enterprise System

    • Resource ID: 11498
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    In this lesson, students will learn about important role the wholesalers’ play in the private enterprise system, and the types of wholesalers available to retailers.
  19. Lesson Plan: Advertising to Target Audiences

    • Resource ID: 11538
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11
    This lesson demonstrates how to effectively advertise and communicate promotional messages to targeted audiences.  
  20. Lesson Plan: Interpreting Financial Information

    • Resource ID: 11967
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    This lesson introduces students to interpreting financial information from annual reports and balance sheets to income statements and cash flow statements.