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Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Activities

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I Can Be... Reporter

I Can Be...Reporter

 

 

 

I Can Be... Receptionist

I Can Be...Receptionist

 

 

 

I Can Be... Police Officer

I Can Be...Plumber

 

 

 

I Can Be...Plumber

I Can Be...Plumber

 

 

 

I Can Be...Pilot

I Can Be...Pilot

 

 

 

I Can Be...Photographer

I Can Be...Photographer

 

 

 

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First and Second Grade Activities

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Careers Build a Community - Reporter

Reporter

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 - Receptionist

Receptionsit

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 - Police Officer

Police Officer

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 - Plumber

Plumber

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 - Pilot

Pilot

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 - Photographer

Photographer

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.

 

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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: Establishing Priorities

Students learn how to establish priorities by participating in a "Crisis in Space" activity then learn to use a prioritizing tool to make personal and career decisions. Time: 100 minutes.

Click Here to Download The Curriculum Matrix
(The matrix shows what grade, section and subject the curriculum can be used with in MCIS)

 

 

MCIS High School Curriculum: Encouraging Student Success

Students complete Sherlock and set personal improvement, enrichment, academic and career goals based upon their responses. Time: 100 minutes (across two days).

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Employability Skills Survey

Students identify their employability skills by completing a survey and then discuss strategies to help them develop these skills. Time: 50 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: Education Research

Students research the preparation requirements for occupations of interest. 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: Education Pays

Students explore the differences between various rates of pay. They also discover the link between education and wages. Time: 75 minutes.

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Education and Training Beyond High School

Students learn about the education and training options available for postsecondary study. Students use CIS to research education and training programs and schools. Time: 75 minutes.

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

 

 

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