2Our goal was to leave the original CDA lesson and find ways to add new up to date items.
3Rewrite CDA LessonsTammy Anderson, CTE teacher West Lake Junior High, Granite School DistrictDebi Lewis, Counselor West Jordan Middle School, Jordan School DistrictAmy Roberds, CTE teacher Riverview Junior High, Murray School DistrictMike Wood, CTE teacher Timberline Middle School, Alpine School DistrictSherry Marchant, USOE
5CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #1 The Dream using Utah Futures Original:Additional: Interest Profiler onIntroduce Utah Futures to 7th grade students.
6CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #2 The World of Work Original: World_of_Work Slideshow. Point out the eight program pathways of CTE.Additional: Nine to Five video, Heigh ho from Seven Dwarfs, and Posters, videoes and flyersDiscuss how in just a few years students will be entering the world of work. If they are going to make their dreams come true, they must understand how to succeed in the working world.
7CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #3 What’s My Line? Original: The Real Game Occupation ProfilesAdditional: There are different Occupational Profiles than the Real Game.Discuss with the students any frustration they may experience with the occupation they get today, because they will be stuck in it for only a few days. The more they learn from this activity about the various factors related to an occupation, the happier they will be with the occupation they choose for themselves later in life.
8CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #4 Reality Check Original:Additional: Introducing Reality Check on Utah Futures.Updated the Monthly Budget and Expense sheetDiscuss new financial terms and show students how to budget their finances when they enter the world of work.
9CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #5 Balancing Life Roles Original: Balancing all of the different items;basketball, book, and cell phone. Make listingslabeled “Now” and “As an Adult,” then list activitiesfor each of the areas under each heading.Addition: After creating the lists, you may chooseto show the following clip:The clip is named Violet and Helen Parr MusicVideo.Discuss with the students how Elastigirl is balancingthe roles of mother, wife, and superhero all at the sametime. Brainstorm how students can balance their rolesin their lives better.
10CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #6 Occupations Brainstorm Original:Additional: Dr. Seuss “Oh the places you’ll go”Assignment: have students do a free-write on the careers they see themselves working in when they are 15, 20, 25 and for the remainder of their lives. Discuss how their jobs and careers will most likely change several times as they get older.
11CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #7 Connecting Personality to Pathways Original: Talk about the different characteristics and traits that make up a person’s personality. Divide into teams and have them place their cards under the correct heading.Addition: Show a new video segment:This video is titled RIASEC at work- Match YourPersonality to Careers.After viewing the video, give each group one minute to discuss and make any changes they want in the location of their cards.Doer Thinker Creator Helper Persuader Organizer
12CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #8 Identifying Abilities and Talents Original:Additional: Giraffes can’t dance book.Discuss how everyone has talents, values, and abilities. The idea is to help students recognize their abilities are different from others, but no less important or necessary.
13CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #9 Understanding Learning Styles Original: Use the PowerPoint. Discuss the different learning styles.Addition: show this video clip entitled Find Out Your Learning StylesThis clip is meant to be an exaggerated, yet fun way for students to see how each learning style is unique. It acts out a mystery within a school involving Dr. F and the Superhero Learners.Verbal Linguistic, Mathematical/Logical, Visual/Spatial,Bodily/Kinesthetic, Musical Rhythmic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal
14CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #10 Recognizing Values and Career Preferences Original:Additional: Big Points gameDiscuss with students how to become aware of and prioritize the values they feel are important to them now and will help them develop a career plan that will be more satisfying and rewarding.
15CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #11 Discovering Career Interests and Career Pathways Original:Additional: IDEAS assessment on UtahFutures.org and Matchbox carsDiscuss: the idea that when making decisions they have a lasting effect, so we want to make good choices.
16CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #12 Nontraditional Careers Original:Additional: Hershey chocolate gameCompare a Hershey’s chocolate bar and career choices. Would you rather have more enjoyment in a job? Would you rather have higher pay in a job? Would you rather have more opportunities for growth, etc.?
17CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #13 21st Century Career Skills Original: 21st Century skills relayAdditional: Updated different components of the 21st Century skills relay game.Emphasize that in the workplace of the 21st century, people usually work in teams, allowing them to use the strengths and knowledge of each team member to accomplish the job that needs to be done.
18CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #14 Understanding Group Behaviors and Attitudes Original: Designing a t-shirt in teams.Addition: Optional Video Clips (Preview any videos before showing any to the class.)Great Teamwork Video - Very Fun to Watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRZnTfRinggTeamwork funny https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qzzYrCTKuk&feature=relatedFunny video :Team Work loL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_Psl0nFEzw&feature=relatedTeam Work - Birds or People? Find Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF80RqLkl6EThe Avengers - Teamwork... kinda. (Blu-Ray) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-RZLLsqW88Marvel's The Avengers - Teamwork featurette – Official https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnuDsHREp78Thiên Thủ Quan Âm (Thousand Hand Guan Yin)
19CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #15 Developing Positive Employment Traits Original:Additional: I Love Lucy videoDiscuss the fact that employers look for people who have the skills and personal traits necessary for success on the job. They cannot afford to have employees who have not prepared themselves.
20CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #16 Increasing Career Options Through Education/Lifelong Learning UtahFutures ActivityOriginal: Giving students the Edge ppt.Additional: Computer lab: Into Careers Web-based CIDSDiscuss what the students want to be when they grow up, the careers they are interested in, and the Bobilator Decision Sheet.Students should be encouraged to begin exploring and planning for possible occupations and post-secondary education programs
21CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #17 Searching for Occupations Original:Additional: Computer Lab with access to Utah Futures and use reflection cards.Discuss: The SEOP/PCCR conference process.
22CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #18 Making Informed Career Choices Original: Chip Activity. Students choose as many colored chips out of a bag as fast as possible.Addition: M&M game. Students will have several opportunities to guess how many M&M’s are in the jar. They will guess by themselves, in a group of 4, then in a group of 8. Groups must agree on number.Addition: The Price is Right Activity: Divide into teams of two to three people. They will guess the price of 12 different items. Groups must agree on price.
23CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #18 Making Informed Career Choices Madagascar 3 Europe’s Most Wanted1:56 to 5:15 Alex the Lion is making a wish – he was passively sitting waiting for the Penguins to come and rescue them. Alex became assertive and decides to rescue themselves and go find the penguins.26 to 26:42 Vitally aggressive doesn’t want anyone to join the circus.After each clip ask the students if they saw passive, assertive, or aggressive behavior during the movie clips. Discuss the merits of assertive behavior.Discuss why it is important to use an assertive decision-making style when selecting classes, participating in school, and finding a career. Let students know that all 8th graders will create a four-year plan for high school next year (R ). Helpstudents understand that the decision they makenow will influence what they do in the future.
24CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY #19a Plan for College and Career Ready Original: Meet with 7th graders and go over Plan for College and Career.Addition: Jeopardy game
26Choose category and value Respond with correct question
27Going toCollegePlanning for CollegeExtra-curricularActivitiesCollege and Career ExplorationCollege and Career Assess-mentAffordingCollegeCollege and Career AdmissionTransition from High School to College100100100100100100100100200200200200200200200200300300300300300300300300Final Jeopardy
33Question: What gives us the opportunity to earn more money? Going to College for 300Question: What gives us the opportunity to earn more money?Game
34Planning for College for 100 Answer: 27 creditsReturn
35Planning for College for 100 Question: How many credits do I need to graduate from High School?Game
36Planning for College for 200 Answer: Specific, Measurable, Action Oriented, Realistic, Time BoundReturn
37Planning for College for 200 Question: What is a SMART goal?Game
38Planning for College for 300 Answer: Concurrent Enrollment & AP classesReturn
39Planning for College for 300 Question: What are college level classes we can take in high school?Game
40Extra-curricular Activities for 100 Answer: Reality CheckReturn
41Extra-curricular Activities for 100 Question: What gives us the opportunity to experience real life income and expenses?Game
42Extra-curricular Activities for 200 Answer: Choosing Electiveslike music or artReturn
43Extra-curricular Activities for 200 Question: What I can start doing today to start working towards College/Career?Game
44Extra-curricular Activities for 300 Answer: CTSO’sReturn
45Extra-curricular Activities for 300 Question: What are organizations we can be involved in to learn leadership skills?Game
46College and Career Exploration for 100 Answer: Personality typeReturn
47College and Career Exploration for 100 Question: What influences job satisfaction?Game
48College and Career Exploration for 200 Answer: Utah FuturesReturn
49College and Career Exploration for 200 Question: Where I can find current College and Career information?Game
50College and Career Exploration for 300 Answer: Online classesReturn
51College and Career Exploration for 300 Question: How students can graduate early or make up credits?Game
52College and Career Assessment for 100 Answer: PCCRReturn
53College and Career Assessment for 100 Question: What is the plan that will help us graduate high school?Game
54College and Career Assessment for 200 Answer: Parents, grades, interests, skills, talents, dreams.Return
55College and Career Assessment for 200 Question: What is a part of my PCCR plan to be successful ?Game
56College and Career Assessment for 300 Answer: Agriculture, Business, Economics, Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, Information Technology, Marketing, Skilled & Technical Science Technology & EngineeringReturn
57College and Career Assessment for 300 Question: What are CTE Career Pathways?Game
58College Affordability for 100 Answer: Utah FuturesReturn
59College Affordability for 100 Question: Where I can look up costs for different Colleges & Universities?Game
60College Affordability for 200 Answer: College Access AdvisorReturn
61College Affordability for 200 Question: Who is the person I can meet with to help me access money for college?Game
62College Affordability for 300 Answer: Scholarship CoordinatorReturn
63College Affordability for 300 Question: Who is the person who can teach me how to find and apply for scholarships?Game
64College Career Admission for 100 Answer: PCCRReturn
65College Career Admission for 100 Question: What is the meeting where my Parents, my Counselor, and I talk about College?Game
66College Career Admission for 200 Answer: CTE Intro or Careers ClassReturn
67College Career Admission for 200 Question: Where I learn about education requirements, salaries, etc., for different careers?Game
68College Career Admission for 300 Answer: Monthly NewslettersReturn
69College Career Admission for 300 Question: What I can read to find information about what I should be doing to prepare for College at my grade level?Game
70Transition from High School to College for 100 Answer: JATCJordan Applied Technical CollegeReturn
71Transition from High School to College for 100 Question: Where I can take classes to earn College credit while in High School?Game
72Transition from High School to College for 200 Answer: CounselorsReturn
73Transition from High School to College for 200 Question: Who I can talk with so I can learn and prepare for the changes from High School to College?Game
74Transition from High School to College for 300 Answer: College Access AdvisorReturn
75Transition from High School to College for 300 Question: Who is the person I can meet with to fill out college entrance applications?Game