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: 0° Haircut

    • Resource ID: 19667
    • Grade Range: 10, 11
    Have you ever walked by a picture hanging on the wall and it was crooked? Did you have the urge to straighten it? You know it would look so much more aesthetically pleasing if it was. Performing 0° haircuts is like this. They must be straight to look right. Today you will learn how to perform a 0°...
  8. Lesson Plan: A Caregiver’s Responsibilities

    • Resource ID: 19686
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand and recognize the roles and responsibilities of caregivers and how they have an impact on the development of all children including those with special needs. Students will also develop the daily activities for three days of a day care center keeping in mind...
  9. Lesson Plan: A Little Thing That Changes EVERYTHING!

    • Resource ID: 19687
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will study the areas of parenting skills and responsibilities, in preparation for careers related to the care and education of children.
  10. Lesson Plan: A Look at Legal Responsibilities and Child Labor Laws

    • Resource ID: 19688
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the function and impact of labor laws designed to protect children in the United States and evaluate the impact of changing societal patterns and demographics on the role of parents, children, and other family members.
  11. Lesson Plan: A Look at Workplace Ethics

    • Resource ID: 19690
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the guidelines of ethical behavior in a workplace.
  12. Lesson Plan: Assisting in the Development of Children with Special Needs

    • Resource ID: 19692
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify characteristics indicative of special needs or in children and develop appropriate strategies and adaptations of curriculum for special needs children.
  13. Lesson Plan: Becoming Independent

    • Resource ID: 19693
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate responsibilities of becoming an independent adult and explore adjustments related to becoming an independent adult.
  14. Lesson Plan: Building Family Strengths - Personal Identity and Self-Esteem

    • Resource ID: 19695
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify ways to develop healthy self-concepts. They will also recognize how the family influences the development of personal identity.
  15. Lesson Plan: Building Healthy Family Relationships

    • Resource ID: 19696
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the family's role in fostering healthy relationships and its effect on other relationships.
  16. Lesson Plan: Can’t We All Just Get Along

    • Resource ID: 19702
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate effective communication skills and brainstorm solutions to personal and workplace conflicts.
  17. Lesson Plan: Careers in Child Development - Exploring Employment Opportunities

    • Resource ID: 19703
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are expected to evaluate careers in the child care profession and analyze the impact of career decisions on care giving.  Students will exhibit employability skills such as communication, problem-solving, leadership, teamwork, ethics, and technical skills, as they all...
  18. Lesson Plan: Careers in Nutrition - Keeping Everyone Healthy

    • Resource ID: 19705
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students are expected to investigate a career in nutrition, establish personal career goals, and analyze entrepreneurial opportunities in nutrition. 
  19. Lesson Plan: Caregiving 101 - Early Childhood Development

    • Resource ID: 19706
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of children ages one through five, review safety standards for child care facilities, and devise three days’ worth of activities that include different developmental strategies.
  20. Lesson Plan: Child Abuse Prevention

    • Resource ID: 19707
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will distinguish between various types of abuse and neglect, determine steps for reporting such acts, and analyze ways of breaking the cycle of abuse.  Students will create a three-dimensional diorama to include strategies to prevent child abuse.