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: 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Lesson Plan: Children and Safety - Infancy to Toddler

    • Resource ID: 19708
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate the safety considerations for infants and toddlers, and investigate strategies for prevention of accidents, abuse, and neglect. Students will analyze strategies to optimize the development of infants and toddlers.
  16. Lesson Plan: Children and Safety - Preschool to School-Age

    • Resource ID: 19709
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn the ethical and legal responsibilities associated with child care and apply procedures for creating safe environments that promote the health and wellness of children.
  17. Lesson Plan: Children's Needs - The Foundation of Growth and Development

    • Resource ID: 19710
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will analyze the development of toddlers, preschool and school-age children, including those with special needs, by determining their needs for physical, emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  18. Lesson Plan: What Happens Before Birth? Prenatal Development

    • Resource ID: 19898
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will describe prenatal health care and the importance on the mother and unborn child.  Student will explore nutritional needs and identify the stages of pregnancy.
  19. Lesson Plan: We Serve – An Introduction to Family and Community Service

    • Resource ID: 19900
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify various community services, and careers that focus on the needs of families.
  20. Lesson Plan: The Importance of Play for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and School-Age Children

    • Resource ID: 19921
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn how the role of play in toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children affects their growth and development.