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MCIS Resources

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Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Activities

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I Can Be... Accountant

Created: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Introduction to the Accountant Occupation

 

 

 

I Can Be... Architect

Created: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

I Can Be an Architect

 

 

 

I Can Be... Artist

Created: Monday, April 30, 2018

I Can Be an Artist

 

 

 

I Can Be... Astronaut

Created: Monday, May 7, 2018

I Can Be an Astronaut

 

 

 

I Can Be... Baker

Created: Monday, May 14, 2018

I Can Be... Baker

 

 

 

I Can Be... Banker

Created: Monday, May 21, 2018

I Can Be... Banker

 

 

 

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First and Second Grade Activities

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Careers Build a Community - What is a Career and Lesson 1 Accountant

Created: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

This Facebook Activity will be the start of the Careers Build a Community Series of lesson plans and student journal posts.The Careers Build a Community Lesson Plan publication is designed for teachers in grades one through three. Lesson plans are intended to expose students to a variety of careers and provide time for them to reflect upon what they have learned. This introductory lesson introduces the word careers and how it takes a combination of careers to build a community.

 

 

Careers Build a Community - Architect

Created: Monday, April 23, 2018

 Architect

The Careers Build a Community Lesson Plan publication is designed for teachers in grades one through three. Lesson plans are intended to expose students to a variety of careers and provide time for them to reflect upon what they have learned.

 

Careers Build a Community -Artist

Created: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

 Artist

The Careers Build a Community Lesson plans are intended to expose students to a variety of careers and provide time for them to reflect upon what they have learned.

 

Careers Build a Community - Astronaut

Created: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 Astronaut

The Careers Build a Community Lesson plans are intended to expose students to a variety of careers and provide time for them to reflect upon what they have learned.

 

Careers Build a Community - Baker

Created: Monday, May 14, 2018

 Baker

The Careers Build a Community Lesson plans are intended to expose students to a variety of careers and provide time for them to reflect upon what they have learned.

 

Careers Build a Community - Banker

Created: Monday, May 21, 2018

 Banker

The Careers Build a Community Lesson plans are intended to expose students to a variety of careers and provide time for them to reflect upon what they have learned.

 

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Third and Fourth Grade Activities

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Career Heroes: Find your career type

Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Before starting the Career Heroes activities, take this self-assessment to determine what categories your child/student falls into. The top three career types are likely to be a close match to your child/student’s interests.

 

 

Career Heroes: Doers (Carpet Installers)

Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Careers for Doers
Doers like to work with things, using their hands, play sports, using tools and machines.
 

  • Occupation: carpet installers
  • Academic concept: math 

 

Career Heroes: Doers (Electrical Engineers and Veterinarians)

Created: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Careers for Doers
Doers like to work with things, using their hands, play sports, using tools and machines.

  • Occupations: electrical engineers and veterinarians
  • Academic concept: science

 

Career Heroes: Doers (Roofers, Etchers and Engravers, Desktop Publishing)

Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Careers for Doers
Doers like to work with things, using their hands, play sports, using tools and machines.

 

  • Occupations: Roofers, Etchers and Engravers, Desktop Publishing
  • Academic concept: Writing and design

 

Career Heroes: Thinkers (Dieticians and Nutritionists)

Created: Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Careers for Thinkers:
Thinkers like to explore and understand things or events. They are usually good at math and science and like to work alone to solve problems.

  • Occupations: dieticians and nutritionists
  • Academic concept: food science

 

Thinkers - Plant Scientist

Created: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Careers for Thinkers:
Thinkers like to explore and understand things or events. They are usually good at math and science and like to work alone to solve problems.

  • Occupations: Plant Scientist
  • Academic concept: Science

 

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Fifth and Sixth Grade Activities

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MCIS Jr 8th Grade: Education Pays

Created: Friday, August 17, 2018

Education Pays Game

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: College Bingo

Created: Thursday, August 9, 2018

College Bingo Game.

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: What Can I Do to Prepare for College

Created: Thursday, August 2, 2018

This worksheet will help you to prepare for college.

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: If I Want To Be

Created: Thursday, July 26, 2018

An occupation is a group of jobs that have many things in common. For example, people employed as registered nurses need the same skills and abilities. They take the same courses in high school. They attend college for at least two years. They go back to college to get better jobs and more pay.

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: Paying For College

Created: Thursday, July 19, 2018

Many groups want to help you go to college. Some will give you money for free. Other groups will give you money, but you will have to pay them back after you finish college. Some will give you money for college only if you serve in their organization.

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: Education After High School

Created: Thursday, July 12, 2018

Know more: You will gain knowledge and skills that will help you the rest of your life.

Have more choices: You will have more career options and more jobs to choose from.

Earn more: People with more education usually earn more money

 

 

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Middle School through High School Activities

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Calculate Education Costs

Created: Friday, September 14, 2018

Students calculate postsecondary education costs and explore funding strategies. Time: 75 minutes across two days.

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(The matrix shows what grade, section and subject the curriculum can be used with in MCIS)

 

 

MCIS High School Curriculum: Be My Own Boss

Created: Friday, September 7, 2018

Students identify the tools and skills involved in being an entrepreneur and evaluate if entrepreneurship is for them. Time: 100 minutes (across two days).

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Asteroid and Career Topography

Created: Friday, August 31, 2018

Students assess their attitudes and set goals to change negative attitudes into positive attitudes. Time: 75 minutes (across two days).

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Attitude Adjustment

Created: Friday, August 24, 2018

Students assess their attitudes and set goals to change negative attitudes into positive attitudes. Time: 75 minutes (across two days).

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Assessing My Career Clusters

Created: Friday, August 17, 2018

Students complete the Career Cluster Inventory assessment and a related worksheet to identify career clusters and occupations of interest. Time: 50 minutes.

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Are You Pro Development

Created: Friday, August 10, 2018

Students investigate and present arguments for and against a proposed new development in their community based on unique roles and perspectives within the community. Time: 125 minutes (across two days).

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