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Career Development Lesson Plans

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All Combined Career Development Development Unit and Lesson Plans 

 

CD7: Grades K-12
Documents
Standard
Grade
   
CD7 Lesson and Unit Index CD7 K-12    
All CD7 Unit and Lesson Plans CD7 K-12 PDF  
Developing Awareness of Work and Workers (Unit Plan) CD7 K PDF DOC
  • These Are A Few of My Favorite and Not So Favorite Things To Do (Lesson 1)
CD7 K PDF DOC
  • Name That Career Path (Lesson 2)
CD7 K PDF DOC
  • Traveling the Career Paths (1/2) (Lesson 3)
CD7 K PDF DOC
  • Traveling the Career Paths (2/2) (Lesson 4)
CD7 K PDF DOC
  • Developing Awareness of Work and Workers (Unit Template)
CD7 K PDF DOC
Work, Career Paths and Me! (Unit Plan) CD7 1 PDF DOC
  • Jobs I Like At Home and School (Lesson 1)
CD7 1 PDF DOC
  • Career Paths In My Community (Lesson 2)
CD7 1 PDF DOC
  • Work, Career Paths and Me! (Unit Template)
CD7 1 PDF DOC
Making Connections (Unit Plan) CD7 2 PDF DOC
  • Connecting the Dots: Activities/Interests to Careers (Lesson 1)
CD7 2 PDF DOC
  • Connecting the Dots: Linking Academic Skills to the Career Paths (Lesson 2)
CD7 2 PDF DOC
  • Connecting the Dots: Workers and Their Importance (Lesson 3)
CD7 2 PDF DOC
  • Making Connections (Unit Template)
CD7 2 PDF DOC
Targeting Careers  (Unit Plan) CD7 3 PDF DOC
  • My School Goal (1/3) (Lesson 1)
CD7 3 PDF DOC
  • My School Goal (2/3) (Lesson 2)
CD7 3 PDF DOC
  • My School Goal (3/3) (Lesson 3)
CD7 3 PDF DOC
  • How Do They DO That? (Lesson 4)
CD7 3 PDF DOC
  • Targeting Careers  (Unit Template)
CD7 3 PDF DOC
Finding My Place In The Community  (Unit Plan) CD7 4 PDF DOC
  • Where do I Fit? (Lesson 1)
CD7 4 PDF DOC
  • Information, Please!(Lesson 2)
CD7 4 PDF DOC
  • Finding My Place In The Community (Unit Template)
CD7 4 PDF DOC
Finding My Place In The World  (Unit Plan) CD7 5 PDF DOC
  • Where do I fit now?  Have I changed? (Lesson 1)
CD7 5 PDF DOC
  • Back in the “Old Days” (Lesson 2)
CD7 5 PDF DOC
  • How Times Have Changed (Lesson 3)
CD7 5 PDF DOC
  • Finding My Place In The World (Unit Template)
CD7 5 PDF DOC
Who Am I as a Career?  (Unit Plan)  CD7-8 6 PDF DOC
  • Tootsie Roll ™, Tootsie Roll ™, Who Art Thou? (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD7-8 6 PDF DOC
  • Tootsie Roll ™, Tootsie Roll ™, Who Art Thou? (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD7-8 6 PDF DOC
  • Who Am I as a Career? (Unit Template)
CD7-8 6 PDF DOC
How Do the Pieces Fit?  (Unit Plan)  CD7-8 7 PDF DOC
  • If the Career Fits, Explore It! (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD7-8 7 PDF DOC
  • If the Career Fits, Explore It! (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD7-8 7 PDF DOC
  • We Are All Pieces of the Puzzle (Lesson 3)
CD7-8 7 PDF DOC
  • How Do the Pieces Fit? (Unit Template)
CD7-8 7 PDF DOC
How Does Who I Am, Relate to Planning for High School and Beyond? (Unit Plan)  CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
  • Mapping It Out (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
  • Mapping It Out (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
  • How Does Who I Am, Relate to Planning for High School and Beyond? (Unit Template)
CD7-9 8 PDF DOC

Lifelong Learning and Goal Setting (Unit Plan) (Unit spans multiple grades and standards)

CD7-8 9-12 PDF DOC
  • Revisiting the Personal Plan of Study and Post HS Requirements (Lesson 1)
CD7-8 9 PDF DOC
  • Revisiting the Personal Plan of Study: Using Occupational Trial Plan (Lesson 2)
CD7-8 10 PDF DOC
  • Does My Career Fit Me?  (Venn Diagram) (Lesson 3)
CD7-8 11 PDF DOC
  • Get Set for College (Lesson 4)
CD7-8 11 PDF DOC
  • Post-Secondary Checklist (Lesson 5)
CD7-8 12 PDF DOC
  • Lifelong Learning and Goal Setting (Unit Template)
CD7-8 9-12 PDF DOC
Navigating Through the World of Work (Unit Plan 2) (Unit spans multiple grades) CD7-8 9-12 PDF DOC
  • Career Interest Inventory (Lesson 1)
CD7-8 9 PDF DOC
  • Investigating Career Resources (Lesson 2)
CD7-8 10 PDF DOC
  • Job Shadowing (Lesson 3)
CD7-8 11 PDF DOC
  • What Do They Do? (Lesson 4)
CD7-8 12 PDF DOC
  • Navigating Through the World of Work (Unit Template)
CD7-8 9-12 PDF DOC
Respecting All Work  (Unit Plan 3) (Unit spans multiple grades) CD7-8 9-12 PDF DOC
  • How I Relate to Others (Lesson 1)
CD7-8 9 PDF DOC
  • Past, Present, Future (biography of your future) (Lesson 2)
CD7-8 10 PDF DOC
  • Peer Review of My School and Community Activities (Lesson 3)
CD7-8 11 PDF DOC
  • Who Does What? (Lesson 4)
CD7-8 12 PDF DOC
  • Respecting All Work (Unit Template)
CD7-8 9-12 PDF DOC
CD8: Grades K-12
Documents
Standard
Grade
   
CD8 Lesson and Unit Index CD8 K-12    
All CD8 Unit and Lesson Plans CD8 K-12 PDF  

What Do Adults Do When They Go to Work? (Unit Plan)

CD8 K PDF DOC
  • “Career Investigators” – Jobs of Family Members (Lesson 1)
CD8 K PDF DOC
  • “Career Investigators” – Jobs of Family Members (Lesson 2)
CD8 K PDF DOC
  • “Career Investigators” – Jobs of Family Members (Lesson 3)

CD8

K

PDF

DOC

  • What Do Adults Do When They Go to Work? (Unit Template)

CD8

K

PDF

DOC

What Work Do Adults Do At Your School? (Unit Plan)

CD8

1

PDF

DOC

  • Workers Who Help Us At School (1/2) (Lesson 1)

CD8

1

PDF

DOC

  • Workers Who Help Us At School (2/2) (Lesson 2)

CD8

1

PDF

DOC

  • What Work Do Adults Do At Your School? (Unit Template)

CD8

1

PDF

DOC

What Work Do Adults Do In Our Community? (Unit Plan)

CD8

2

PDF

DOC

  • All Around the Neighborhood (1/3) (Lesson 1)

CD8

2

PDF

DOC

  • All Around the Neighborhood (2/3) (Lesson 2)

CD8

2

PDF

DOC

  • All Around the Neighborhood (3/3) (Lesson 3)

CD8

2

PDF

DOC

  • What Work Do Adults Do In Our Community? (Unit Template)

CD8

2

PDF

DOC

Career Investigations: Jobs in the World of Work (Unit Plan)

CD8

3

PDF

DOC

  • Becoming A Career Detective (1/2) (Lesson 1)

CD8

3

PDF

DOC

  • Becoming A Career Detective (2/2) (Lesson 2)

CD8

3

PDF

DOC

  • Career Investigations: Jobs in the World of Work (Unit Template)

CD8

3

PDF

DOC

Career The Road to Careerville: Exploring Career Paths & Requirements (Unit Plan)

CD8

4

PDF

DOC

  • The Road to Careers (1/3) (Lesson 1)

CD8

4

PDF

DOC

  • The Road to Careers (2/3) (Lesson 2)

CD8

4

PDF

DOC

  • The Road to Careers (3/3) (Lesson 3)

CD8

4

PDF

DOC

  • Career The Road to Careerville: Exploring Career Paths & Requirements (Unit Template)

CD8

4

PDF

DOC

It’s Magic! Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities and Requirements of Workers in Various Careers (Unit Plan)

CD8

5

PDF

DOC

  • Career Magic (1/2) (Lesson 1)

CD8

5

PDF

DOC

  • Career Magic (2/2) (Lesson 2)

CD8

5

PDF

DOC

  • It’s Magic! Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities and Requirements of Workers in Various Careers (Unit Template)

CD8

5

PDF

DOC

Let’s Investigate (Unit Plan)

CD8-9

5

PDF

DOC

  • Career Investigators (Lesson 1)

CD8-9

5

PDF

DOC

  • Putting the Clues Together—Jonny’s Portfolio (Lesson 2)

CD8-9

5

PDF

DOC

  • Let’s Investigate (Unit Template)

CD8-9

5

PDF

DOC

Who Am I as a Career?  (Unit Plan) (Unit spans multiple grades)

CD7-8

6

PDF

DOC

  • Tootsie Roll ™, Tootsie Roll ™, Who Art Thou? (1/2) (Lesson 1)

CD7-8

6

PDF

DOC

  • Tootsie Roll ™, Tootsie Roll ™, Who Art Thou? (2/2) (Lesson 2)

CD7-8

6

PDF

DOC

  • Who Am I as a Career? (Unit Template)

CD7-8

6

PDF

DOC

How Do the Pieces Fit? (Unit Plan) (Unit spans multiple grades)

CD7-8

7

PDF

DOC

  • If the Career Fits, Explore It! (1/2) (Lesson 1)

CD7-8

7

PDF

DOC

  • If the Career Fits, Explore It! (2/2) (Lesson 2)

CD7-8

7

PDF

DOC

  • We Are All Pieces of the Puzzle (Lesson 3)

CD7-8

7

PDF

DOC

  • How Do the Pieces Fit? (Unit Template)

CD7-8

7

PDF

DOC

How Does Who I Am, Relate to Planning for High School and Beyond? (Unit Plan) 

CD7-9

8

PDF

DOC

  • Mapping It Out (1/2) (Lesson 1)

CD7-9

8

PDF

DOC

  • Mapping It Out (2/2) (Lesson 2)

CD7-9

8

PDF

DOC

  • How Does Who I Am, Relate to Planning for High School and Beyond? (Unit Template)

CD7-9

8

PDF

DOC

Lifelong Learning and Goal Setting (Unit Plan) (Unit spans multiple grades and standards)

CD7-8

9-12

PDF

DOC

  • Revisiting the Personal Plan of Study and Post HS Requirements (Lesson 1)

CD7-8

9

PDF

DOC

  • Revisiting the Personal Plan of Study: Using Occupational Trial Plan (Lesson 2)

CD7-8

10

PDF

DOC

  • Does My Career Fit Me?  (Venn Diagram) (Lesson 3)

CD7-8

11

PDF

DOC

  • Get Set for College (Lesson 4)

CD7-8

11

PDF

DOC

  • Post-Secondary Checklist (Lesson 5)

CD7-8

12

PDF

DOC

  • Lifelong Learning and Goal Setting (Unit Template)

CD7-8

9-12

PDF

DOC

Navigating Through the World of Work (Unit Plan 2) (Unit spans multiple grades)

CD7-8

9-12

PDF

DOC

  • Career Interest Inventory (Lesson 1)

CD7-8

9

PDF

DOC

  • Investigating Career Resources (Lesson 2)

CD7-8

10

PDF

DOC

  • Job Shadowing (Lesson 3)

CD7-8

11

PDF

DOC

  • What Do They Do? (Lesson 4)

CD7-8

12

PDF

DOC

  • Navigating Through the World of Work (Unit Template)

CD7-8

9-12

PDF

DOC

Respecting All Work (Unit Plan 3) (Unit spans multiple grades)

CD7-8

9-12

PDF

DOC

  • How I Relate to Others (Lesson 1)

CD7-8

9

PDF

DOC

  • Past, Present, Future (biography of your future) (Lesson 2)

CD7-8

10

PDF

DOC

  • Peer Review of My School and Community Activities (Lesson 3)

CD7-8

11

PDF

DOC

  • Who Does What? (Lesson 4)

CD7-8

12

PDF

DOC

  • Respecting All Work (Unit Template)

CD7-8

9-12

PDF

DOC

CD9: Grades K-12
Documents
Standard
Grade
   
CD9 Lesson and Unit Index CD9 K-12    
All CD9 Unit and Lesson Plans CD9 K-12 PDF  
Working Together (Unit Plan) CD9 K PDF DOC
  • Cooperative Puzzles (Lesson 1)
CD9 K PDF DOC
  • Helping Others (Lesson 2)
CD9 K PDF DOC
  • Working Together (Unit Template)
CD9 K PDF DOC
School Jobs, School Success (Unit Plan) CD9 1 PDF DOC
  • Silly School vs. Super School (Lesson 1)
CD9 1 PDF DOC
  • On-the-Job Skills (Lesson 2)
CD9 1 PDF DOC
  • School Jobs, School Success (Unit Template)
CD9 1 PDF DOC
Personal Job Skills (Unit Plan) CD9 2 PDF DOC
  • School Success (Lesson 1)
CD9 2 PDF DOC
  • My School Job (Lesson 2)
CD9 2 PDF DOC
  • Personal Job Skills (Unit Template)
CD9 2 PDF DOC
Skills for Success (Unit Plan) CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Getting Ready for Success (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Getting Ready for Success (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Skills for Success (Unit Template)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
Worker in our School Community (Unit Plan) CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Me and My Job Shadow (1/3) (Lesson 1)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Me and My Job Shadow (2/3) (Lesson 2)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Me and My Job Shadow (3/3) (Lesson 3)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
  • Worker in our School Community (Unit Template)
CD9 3 PDF DOC
Working Together (Unit Plan) CD9 4 PDF DOC
  • Personal and Ethical Skills (Lesson 1)
CD9 4 PDF DOC
  • Going for the Gold! (Lesson 2)
CD9 4 PDF DOC
  • Working Together (Unit Template)
CD9 4 PDF DOC
Presenting: Me! (Unit Plan) CD9 4 PDF DOC
  • Who Is the Best Person for the Job? (Lesson 1)
CD9 4 PDF DOC
  • Who Really Gets Hired? (Lesson 2)
CD9 4 PDF DOC
  • Presenting: Me! (Unit Template)
CD9 4 PDF DOC
Let’s Investigate (Unit Plan) CD8-9 5 PDF DOC
  • Career Investigators (Lesson 1)
CD8-9 5 PDF DOC
  • Putting the Clues Together—Jonny’s Portfolio (Lesson 2)
CD8-9 5 PDF DOC
  • Let’s Investigate (Unit Template)
CD8-9 5 PDF DOC
Evaluating One’s Personal, Ethical, Academic, and Work Habits (Unit Plan) CD9 6 PDF DOC
  • How Does Who I Am Relate to Employability? (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD9 6 PDF DOC
  • How Does Who I Am Relate to Employability? (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD9 6 PDF DOC
  • Evaluating One’s Personal, Ethical, Academic, and Work Habits (Unit Template)
CD9 6 PDF DOC
Evaluating One’s Personal, Ethical, Academic, and Work Habits (Unit Plan) CD9 7 PDF DOC
  • How Does Who I Am Relate to Employability? (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD9 7 PDF DOC
  • How Does Who I Am Relate to Employability? (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD9 7 PDF DOC
  • Evaluating One’s Personal, Ethical, Academic, and Work Habits (Unit Template)
CD9 7 PDF DOC
How Does Who I Am, Relate to Planning for High School and Beyond? (Unit Plan)  CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
  • Mapping It Out (1/2) (Lesson 1)
CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
  • Mapping It Out (2/2) (Lesson 2)
CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
  • How Does Who I Am, Relate to Planning for High School and Beyond? (Unit Template)
CD7-9 8 PDF DOC
Getting a Job  (Unit Plan) (Unit spans multiple grades) CD9 9-12 PDF DOC
  • Career Portfolio (Lesson 1)
CD9 9 PDF DOC
  • Personal Code of Ethics (Lesson 2)
CD9 10 PDF DOC
  • Completing Applications (Lesson 3)
CD9 10 PDF DOC
  • The Resume (Lesson 4)
CD9 11 PDF DOC
  • The Ultimate Senior Career Project (Lesson 5)
CD9 12 PDF DOC
  • Getting a Job (Unit Template)
CD9 9-12 PDF DOC