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. Lesson Plan: Building Teamwork - Food Truck Design Project

    • Resource ID: 19764
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be provided with opportunities to explore and practice team building skills during the planning, development and presentation of a Food Truck Project using recycled items. Students will be able to make decisions regarding the name, type of food and a marketing slogan...
  8. Lesson Plan: Careers in Culinary Arts- Connecting Skills, Techniques

    • Resource ID: 19767
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline education opportunities available after high school graduation, especially in culinary arts. Students will also evaluate personal job skills, aptitude, and interests with a state recognized assessment program.
  9. Lesson Plan: Classroom Cupcake Wars Competition

    • Resource ID: 19774
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will work as a team, and plan, prepare, and present cupcakes for classroom competition. They will also determine recipe cost and nutritional analysis of food items.
  10. Lesson Plan: 21st Century Employability Skills

    • Resource ID: 19757
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will be introduced to skills needed for today’s job market and prepare them to enter the competitive workforce successfully.
  11. Lesson Plan: Adventures in Travel – Planning a Texas Vacation

    • Resource ID: 19758
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore local and regional tourism in their area, and develop a cost-effective Texas travel itinerary for various scenarios.
  12. Lesson Plan: Are You a Cook or a Culinarian

    • Resource ID: 19759
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of professionalism and outline the qualities of a professional culinarian and professional chef.
  13. Lesson Plan: Back to the Future – An Introduction to Sustainability in Food Service

    • Resource ID: 19760
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will gain awareness of sustainable practices in the food service industry, with an aim to understand business policies and procedures.
  14. Lesson Plan: Count It Out! Change Makes Cents

    • Resource ID: 19808
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will relate positive customer service to cashier service and practice and demonstrate using math skills by properly counting back change.
  15. Lesson Plan: Culinary Kitchen Math Calculations

    • Resource ID: 19809
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will calculate percentages and estimations in practical kitchen situations and prepare a recipe using a standardized recipe.
  16. Lesson Plan: Culinary Nutrition

    • Resource ID: 19810
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the nutritional value of different types of food, which will assist them as they pursue a career in the food service industry.
  17. Lesson Plan: Current Trends in the Food Industry - Gluten-Free

    • Resource ID: 19812
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will explore the idea of gluten-free food, and understand the concept of gluten, and the people who are intolerant to it.
  18. Lesson Plan: Customer Service – The Cornerstone of Restaurant Operations

    • Resource ID: 19815
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will outline solutions and improvements to services that impact the customer.
  19. Lesson Plan: Dining Experiences in Hospitality

    • Resource ID: 19816
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze elements of a dining experience and design a multi-media presentation of the same.
  20. Lesson Plan: End of Course Project Options – Culinary Arts

    • Resource ID: 19825
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review all TEKS for Culinary Arts, then research and develop a project proposal and presentation. Student projects and presentations will be based on selected course TEKS.