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PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN ACTIVITIES

Jeweler
August 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Jeweler Writing Worksheet

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Janitor
August 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Janitor Writing Worksheet

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Interior Designer
July 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Interior Designer Writing Worksheet

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Insulation Installer
July 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Insulation Installer Writing Worksheet

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Industrial Engineer
June 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Industrial Engineer Writing Worksheet

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Insurance Agent
June 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Insurance Agent Writing Worksheet

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Hotel Manager
June 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Hotel Manager Writing Worksheet

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Historian
June 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Historian Writing Worksheet

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High School Teacher
May 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

High School Teacher Writing Worksheet

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Heavy Truck Driver
May 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Heavy Truck Driver Writing Worksheet

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Graphic Designer Trading Card
May 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Graphic Designer Writing Worksheet

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Glazier Trading Card
April 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Glazier Writing Worksheet

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Baker Alphabet Trading Card
April 2021

Alphabet Trading Cards are designed for pre kindergarten and kindergarten children. These cards will get your children/students talking about different occupations as well as learning their letters.

Baker Writing Worksheet

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FIRST AND SECOND GRADE ACTIVITIES

Careers Build A Community- What is a Career and Lesson 1 Accountant
April 2021
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.

THIRD AND FOURTH GRADE ACTIVITIES

Career Heroes-Find your career type
April 2021
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)
April 2021

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

  • Occupation: carpet installers
  • Academic concept: math 

FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADE ACTIVITIES

MCIS Jr 8th Grade: Education Pays
April 2021
Education Pays Game
MCIS Jr 8th Grade: College Bingo
April 2021
College Bingo Game.

MIDDLE SCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Tracking My Activities
September 2021
Students learn why and how to document and track extracurricular activities.
Time: 50 minutes.
Thinking About Me
August 2021
Students learn more about themselves by completing a worksheet about their interests, strengths, skills, and dreams, and then create a poster reflecting these to share with their classmates.
Time: 50 minutes.
This or That
August 2021
Students practice decision-making to become more cognizant of the daily decisions they make and evaluate important factors in good
decision-making.
Time: 50 minutes.
The Tail of O
August 2021
Students define different types of diversity, identify situations in which people are not members of a majority group, and create their own PowerPoint presentation that describes those situations.
Time: 50 minutes.
The Party
August 2021
Students participate in interview groups and complete the Self-Directed Search, a formal career assessment to determine their three letter Holland personality types.
Time: 100 minutes (across two days).
The 5 Whys
July 2021
Students compare and evaluate occupations, identifying factors and core values that are important to them.
Time: 75 minutes.
The Bobilator
July 2021
Students select an occupation based on seven occupational characteristics and identify what information is important to them in selecting an occupation.
Time: 50 minutes.
Test Preparation and Practice
July 2021
Students practice aptitude or ability test-taking using either the PSAT, SAT, ASVAB, or Civil Service practice tests. Note: requires optional purchase of practice tests.
Time: Varies depending upon test selected; some take 3 hours.
Ten Things I Love to Do
June 2021
Students learn about themselves as they identify patterns within their favorite activities, discuss how those patterns could represent values, and then consider how these activity patterns might influence their future work.
Time: 50 minutes.
Steps on a path
June 2021
Students review career paths of others and establish tentative educational and career paths of their own.
Time: 100 minutes (across two days).
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SKILLS Courses and Occupations
June 2021
Students identify individual skills that can be strengthened through training, coursework, and practice. They learn about occupations
that use skills that interest them.
Time: 150 minutes (across three days).
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SKILLS Card Sort
June 2021

Students complete the SKILLS Card Sort then enter their results into the SKILLS assessment. They print copies of their results. Time: 75 minutes.
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SKILLS Bingo
May 2021

Students play the SKILLS Bingo game to identify skills used in different activities. 
Time: 50 minutes.
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Setting Goals
May 2021
Students learn how to set goals and practice effective goal-setting.
Time: 75 minutes.

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Set Goals
May 2021

Students learn how to set career, academic, and personal goals. Time: 50 minutes.
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Senior Year College Planning Checklist
April 2021

This is a good activity to start Juniors on...

Students create college checklists to track college-planning activities needed in the senior year of high school.
Time: 50 minutes.

Selecting a College
April 2021

Students use CIS School Sort to create a list of postsecondary school options and CIS US Colleges & Universities to research those options. Students develop and use a decision-making grid for selecting postsecondary schools. Time: 75 minutes.

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

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MCIS High School Curriculum: Securing Financial Aid Awards
April 2021

Students use MCIS Financial Aid Sort and create a list of scholarships for further investigation. Time: 50 minutes.

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

*Need to be logged into MCIS to access materials links

CAREER ONE-STOP VIDEOS

Biofuels Processing Technicians
September 2021
Description: Calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.
Biochemists and Biophysicists
April 2021
Description: Study the chemical composition or physical principles of living cells and organisms, their electrical and mechanical energy, and related phenomena. May conduct research to further understanding of the complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction, growth, and heredity. May determine the effects of foods, drugs, serums, hormones, and other substances on tissues and vital processes of living organisms.
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
April 2021

CareerOneStop Video Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Post Secondary from the Career Cluster Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Cartographers and Photogrammetrists
April 2021
Description: Research, study, and prepare maps and other spatial data in digital or graphic form for one or more purposes, such as legal, social, political, educational, and design purposes. May work with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). May design and evaluate algorithms, data structures, and user interfaces for GIS and mapping systems. May collect, analyze, and interpret geographic information provided by geodetic surveys, aerial photographs, and satellite data.

Camera Operators, Tv, Video, and Motion Picture
May 2021
Description: Operate television, video, or film camera to record images or scenes for television, video, or film productions.

Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers
May 2021
Description: Plan and direct cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties for reuse. Does not include properties sufficiently contaminated to qualify as Superfund sites.

Dietitians and Nutritionists
June 2021
Description: Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
June 2021
Description: Review settled claims to determine that payments and settlements are made in accordance with company practices and procedures. Confer with legal counsel on claims requiring litigation. May also settle insurance claims.

Emergency Management Directors
June 2021
Description: Plan and direct disaster response or crisis management activities, provide disaster preparedness training, and prepare emergency plans and procedures for natural (e.g., hurricanes, floods, earthquakes), wartime, or technological (e.g., nuclear power plant emergencies or hazardous materials spills) disasters or hostage situations.

Biomedical Engineer
June 2021
Description: Apply knowledge of engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, and biomedical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological, agricultural, and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.

Concierges
July 2021
Description: Assist patrons at hotel, apartment, or office building with personal services. May take messages; arrange or give advice on transportation, business services, or entertainment; or monitor guest requests for housekeeping and maintenance.

Epidemiologists
July 2021
Description: Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, or health outcomes. May develop the means for prevention and control.

Computer Systems Analyst
July 2021
Description: Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to develop and implement solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions, improve existing computer systems, and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and schedule limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Immigration and Customs Inspectors
July 2021
Description: Investigate and inspect persons, common carriers, goods, and merchandise, arriving in or departing from the United States or between states to detect violations of immigration and customs laws and regulations.

Chemist
July 2021
Description: Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.

Demonstrators and Product Promoters
August 2021
Description: Demonstrate merchandise and answer questions for the purpose of creating public interest in buying the product. May sell demonstrated merchandise.

Atmospheric and Space Scientists
August 2021
Description: Investigate atmospheric phenomena and interpret meteorological data, gathered by surface and air stations, satellites, and radar to prepare reports and forecasts for public and other uses. Includes weather analysts and forecasters whose functions require the detailed knowledge of meteorology.

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers
August 2021
Description: Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.