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Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Activities

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I Can Be... Flight Attendant

I Can Be an Artist

 

 

 

I Can Be... Firefighter

I Can Be a Firefighter

 

 

 

I Can Be... Farmer

I Can Be a Farmer

 

 

 

I Can Be... Engineer

I Can Be an Engineer

 

 

 

I Can Be... Detective

I Can Be... Dentist

 

 

 

I Can Be... Dentist

I Can Be... Dentist

 

 

 

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First and Second Grade Activities

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Careers Build a Community - Farmer

 Farmer

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 - Engineer

 Engineer

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 - Doctor

 Doctor

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 - Dentist

Dentist

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 - Crossing Guard

Crossing Guard

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 - Construction Worker

Construction Worker

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

Education Pays Game

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: College Bingo

College Bingo Game.

 

 

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

This worksheet will help you to prepare for college.

 

 

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: If I Want To Be

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

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

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: Community at Work

Students learn about employment supply and demand by playing a fishing game. Time: 75 minutes.

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

 

 

MCIS High School Curriculum: Compare Schools

Students learn how to locate information in CIS using a Jeopardy-like game. Time: 75 minutes.

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Chilling Engineers

Students design and construct a cooling system and identify occupations that use the skills involved in the activity. Time: 100 minutes (across two days).

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Careers Through Music

Students will use music to facilitate career development. Time: 100 minutes (across two days).

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Careers in Science

Students explore science career areas, choose an occupation to research, and play a "guess-my-occupation" game. Time: 50 minutes.

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Career Self Portrait

Students study the revealing aspects of portraits then create self-portraits and discuss them. Time: 150 minutes (across three days).

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