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: 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Lesson Plan: Conflict Resolution Strategies

    • Resource ID: 19736
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will review steps to solving conflicts in different situations and demonstrate effective communication skills – verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic.
  11. Lesson Plan: What’s Next? Future Trends in Family and Community Services

    • Resource ID: 19896
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will research family and community service agencies, organizations, and faith-based services, and identify career options in those areas.  Students will analyze the role socialization plays in human development and behavior.
  12. 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.
  13. Lesson Plan: Strategies to Deter Child Abuse

    • Resource ID: 19945
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will investigate causes, prevention, and treatment of domestic violence.
  14. Lesson Plan: Serving Senior Citizens

    • Resource ID: 19960
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will employ safety practices while volunteering for and serving senior citizens.
  15. Lesson Plan: Selection and Care of Clothing Part I

    • Resource ID: 19964
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will evaluate appearance in personal and professional settings.
  16. Lesson Plan: Focusing on the Needs of Children

    • Resource ID: 20123
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify the basic developmental needs of children and understand guidelines which help parents maintain a healthy and safe environment for children. Students will also identify proper guidance methods and give examples for positive methods which could be utilized,...
  17. Lesson Plan: Family Crisis Management

    • Resource ID: 20126
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify, describe and evaluate strategies to respond to different types of family crises as well as differentiate between the types of family crises and ways to meet the needs of families. Students will also explain the effects of a crisis on individuals and families...
  18. Lesson Plan: Family and Community Skills for Life

    • Resource ID: 20127
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will assess the various life roles individuals play, learn to effectively manage multiple roles by using leadership and organizational techniques, use conflict resolution, negotiation, teamwork, leadership practices, effective strategies and skills to collaborate with other...
  19. Lesson Plan: Managing Your Money

    • Resource ID: 20159
    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will learn and understand financial and consumer decisions, to better handle financial resources.
  20. Lesson Plan: Count Me In

    • Resource ID: 20164
    • Grade Range: 10, 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will identify characteristics needed to work with others, identify settings and local groups for community service, plan and deliver a presentation to encourage volunteer service, and prepare a public relations campaign for a local volunteer group.