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Career Prep Exam Review
Due Date: 5/14/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Final Exam Review

Make-up work



Insurance
Due Date: 5/7/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Insurance Policies

Typing.com

Finances

Review information for exam

 



Career Prep Insurance
Due Date: 4/30/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Overview

Homeowners Insurance: The Basics is a 60 minute lesson designed to cover the fundamentals of homeowners insurance. This lesson introduces students to the concept of homeowners insurance. The question of what a basic homeowners and renters insurance policy is made up of. Students will also recognize factors that can enable them to reduce the risk of owning/renting a home.

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Objectives

The students will:

Discuss ways to prevent home loss claims

Recognize basic homeowner’s insurance terminology

Determine that renters insurance is a valuable financial tool

Recognize basic policy types

Understand risk avoidance in their home

Identify basic policy features

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Time Required

60 Minutes

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Materials:

To download the materials, right click and ‘save target as’ (PC) or hold down the option key and click the link (Mac).

Power Point Presentation

Renter’s Insurance Worksheet

Scenarios for Renters Worksheet

Scenarios for Renters Worksheet – Key

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Procedures:

Download/View the lesson procedures.

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Assessment:

Renters Insurance Worksheet

Scenarios for Renters

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Career Prep Insurance
Due Date: 4/23/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Overview

Homeowners Insurance: The Basics is a 60 minute lesson designed to cover the fundamentals of homeowners insurance. This lesson introduces students to the concept of homeowners insurance. The question of what a basic homeowners and renters insurance policy is made up of. Students will also recognize factors that can enable them to reduce the risk of owning/renting a home.

_______________________________________________________________

Objectives

The students will:

Discuss ways to prevent home loss claims

Recognize basic homeowner’s insurance terminology

Determine that renters insurance is a valuable financial tool

Recognize basic policy types

Understand risk avoidance in their home

Identify basic policy features

_______________________________________________________________

Time Required

60 Minutes

_______________________________________________________________

Materials:

To download the materials, right click and ‘save target as’ (PC) or hold down the option key and click the link (Mac).

Power Point Presentation

Renter’s Insurance Worksheet

Scenarios for Renters Worksheet

Scenarios for Renters Worksheet – Key

_______________________________________________________________

Procedures:

Download/View the lesson procedures.

_______________________________________________________________

Assessment:

Renters Insurance Worksheet

Scenarios for Renters

_______________________________________________________________



Career Prep
Due Date: 4/16/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Overview

Automobile Insurance: The Basics is a short, 60 minute lesson designed to cover the fundamentals of automobile insurance. Students will understand that accidents happen more than most people think and that they are very expensive when they do happen. The lesson covers what automobile insurance is, how insurance companies classify risk, what determines premium amounts, and finally what the students can do to reduce risks.

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Objectives

The students will:

Define basic automobile insurance terms

Identify what determines automobile insurance premiums

List at least 5 reasons they need insurance

Determine their insurance coverage needs and explain their choice

Recognize what they can do to reduce risk

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Time Required

60 Minutes

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Materials:

To download the materials, right click and ‘save target as’ (PC) or hold down the option key and click the link (Mac).

Risk Responsibility Reality video clip

Power Point Presentation

Vocabulary Worksheet

Vocabulary Worksheet – Key

Automobile Insurance Situations Worksheet

Automobile Insurance Situations Worksheet – Key

Automobile Insurance Coverages Worksheet

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Procedures:

Download/View lesson procedures

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Assessment:

Teachers can choose from the following assignments:

Have students complete the vocabulary worksheet on automobile insurance

Automobile Insurance Situations worksheet

Automobile Insurance Coverages Worksheet

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Resources:

According to the National Safety Council, there are more than 12 million motor vehicle accidents annually

The US Department of Transportation estimates that the typical driver will have a near automobile accident one or two times per month and will be in a collision of some type on average of every 6 years

The National Center for Statistics and Analysis reports crashes are the leading cause of death for ages 3-33

Crews, Tana B. Fundamentals of Insurance



Career Prep
Due Date: 4/9/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Ch 7 Book

Finish Performance Series Testing and PSAT



Career Prep
Due Date: 4/3/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Begin Ch 6 



Career Prep
Due Date: 3/19/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

CH 5 and CH 6

Typing .com

 



Career Prep
Due Date: 3/12/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Papaer on Hunger Games and Jobs and Careers

Start on Ch 5 in book



Career Prep
Due Date: 3/5/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Continue "Hunger Game

The students will write a paper after each part of Hunger Games that connect the DIstricts to real life jobs and careers.

We will discuss the role/benefits of each District and how they contribute to the Capitol (society)



Career Prep
Due Date: 2/26/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Hunger Games/Districts:  Watch the movie and write paper comparing how the districts coincide with society and the jobs/careers.  



Career Prep
Due Date: 2/19/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Hunger Games

Students will write essay explaing how the "Districts" in the Hunger Games can be compared to jobs/careers.



Career Prep
Due Date: 2/12/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Test on Ch 2 and 3

Start on Ch 4 



Career Prep
Due Date: 2/5/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Ch 3 and 4

 



Career Prep
Due Date: 1/29/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Begin Ch 3 Book 

"Getting The Job"



Career Prep
Due Date: 1/22/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Continue Ch 2

Finance, Future Job, etc.



Career Prep
Due Date: 1/15/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Finish Performance Series

Complete CHapter 2 in Book

Start Ch 3 in Book

 



Career Prep
Due Date: 1/8/2018
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Career Prep

Chapter 2

Read and do questions at the end of the Chapter.

Review for Test on Ch 2



Mid-Term Study Guides
Due Date: 12/11/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Study guides for Mid-Term

Mid-Terms beginning on Friday



Career Prep
Due Date: 12/4/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

EverFi 

Study Guide for Mid-Term Exam



Career Prep
Due Date: 11/27/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

EverFi

Typing.com

Complete Financial Lessons

Complete typing lessons



EverFI/Typing.Com
Due Date: 11/13/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

EverFi

Banking

Career Choice

Savings

Finances



EverFi Banking
Due Date: 11/6/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

EverFi Banking

Savings

Banking

Checking



Career Prep
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

EverFi Banking

Savings

Checking

Credit

EverFi Banking
Standards
1
Demonstrate knowledge of a systematic approach to a decision-making process (specifically, opportunity costs and trade-offs), including factors regarding academic planning and career development, financial literacy, and technology.
4c
Calculate net pay from a given gross salary by subtracting required and non-required deductions.
15a
Create a budget, net worth statement, and income expense statement using a spreadsheet.
15c
Identify types of income other than wages, including rent, interest, and profit earned from various resources.
15d
Evaluate various methods for acquiring goods and making major purchases.
16a
Compare goods and services to determine best value, including sales tax, tips, coupons, discounts, product quality, and unit pricing.
16b
Explore how to use different payment methods, including cash, debit card, credit card, online payments, mobile devices, checks, payroll cards, layaway plans, and automatic bank deductions.
17
Distinguish differences between the purpose of saving and the objectives associated with investing.
17a
Explain how using the principles of compound interest and the Rule of 72 in investing builds wealth to meet financial goals.
17b
Evaluate various ways to buy and sell investments, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit (CDs), real estate, and commodities.
18
Analyze various types of financial institutions.
18a
Evaluate services and related costs associated with financial institutions in terms of personal banking needs.
19
Demonstrate how to manage checking and savings accounts, balance bank statements, and use online financial services.
20
Determine advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
20a
Analyze credit card offerings for the effect on personal finances.
21
Examine why credit ratings and credit reports are important to consumers.
21a
Explain ways of building and maintaining a good credit score.
21b
Determine the implication of entering into contracts and binding agreements. (e.g. college loans, cell phone contracts, car loans, collateral loans, passbook loans, mortgages).
21c
Describe legal and illegal types of credit that carry high interest rates, including payday loans, rent-to-buy agreements, and loan-sharking.
21d
Assess the implications of bankruptcy, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13.
22
Determine the type of insurance associated with different types of risks, including automobile, personal and professional liability, home, apartment, property, health, life, long-term care, and disability.
22a
Analyze factors that reduce the cost of insurance.

EverFi Financial

Banking

Checking

Savings



Career Prep EverFi Financial
Due Date: 10/23/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)
EverFi Banking
Standards
1
Demonstrate knowledge of a systematic approach to a decision-making process (specifically, opportunity costs and trade-offs), including factors regarding academic planning and career development, financial literacy, and technology.
4c
Calculate net pay from a given gross salary by subtracting required and non-required deductions.
15a
Create a budget, net worth statement, and income expense statement using a spreadsheet.
15c
Identify types of income other than wages, including rent, interest, and profit earned from various resources.
15d
Evaluate various methods for acquiring goods and making major purchases.
16a
Compare goods and services to determine best value, including sales tax, tips, coupons, discounts, product quality, and unit pricing.
16b
Explore how to use different payment methods, including cash, debit card, credit card, online payments, mobile devices, checks, payroll cards, layaway plans, and automatic bank deductions.
17
Distinguish differences between the purpose of saving and the objectives associated with investing.
17a
Explain how using the principles of compound interest and the Rule of 72 in investing builds wealth to meet financial goals.
17b
Evaluate various ways to buy and sell investments, including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), stocks, bonds, certificates of deposit (CDs), real estate, and commodities.
18
Analyze various types of financial institutions.
18a
Evaluate services and related costs associated with financial institutions in terms of personal banking needs.
19
Demonstrate how to manage checking and savings accounts, balance bank statements, and use online financial services.
20
Determine advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
20a
Analyze credit card offerings for the effect on personal finances.
21
Examine why credit ratings and credit reports are important to consumers.
21a
Explain ways of building and maintaining a good credit score.
21b
Determine the implication of entering into contracts and binding agreements. (e.g. college loans, cell phone contracts, car loans, collateral loans, passbook loans, mortgages).
21c
Describe legal and illegal types of credit that carry high interest rates, including payday loans, rent-to-buy agreements, and loan-sharking.
21d
Assess the implications of bankruptcy, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13.
22
Determine the type of insurance associated with different types of risks, including automobile, personal and professional liability, home, apartment, property, health, life, long-term care, and disability.
22a
Analyze factors that reduce the cost of insurance.

EverFi Financial

Banking

Checking

Savings

 



Career Prep
Due Date: 10/16/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Career Prep AL COS 15,16,17,18,19,20,21

Banking

Finance

Credit

 



Career Prep
Due Date: 10/11/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Career Prep

9th grade

 

17.  Distinguish differences between the purpose of saving and the objectives associated with investing.

18.  Analyze various types of financial institutions.

19.  Demonstrate how to manage checking and savings accounts, balance bank statements, and use online financial services.



Career Prep Digital Literacy
Due Date: 10/2/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Career Prep

9th Grade

Students will test Thursday on Digital Literacy

Career Prep 9th Grade

Jerkins

Oct 2 – Oct 9

Digital Literacy

 

 

 

Monday 10/02/2017

9th grade Career Prep

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Standards

12

Demonstrate appropriate digital citizenship through safe, ethical, and legal use of technology systems and digital content.

12a

Explain consequences of illegal and unethical use of technology systems and digital content.

12c

Explain the implications of creating and maintaining a positive digital footprint.

Analyze personal skills, interests, and abilities and relate them to current career opportunities.

 

3b

Explore individual career options from the 16 National Career Clusters to examine specific job descriptions, requirements, salaries, and employment outlooks.

 

3a

Participate in assessments that identify personal areas of interest and aptitude, including utilizing results to develop a four-year high school educational plan.

 

4

Determine the correlation of personal preference, education, and training to the demands of the workforce.

 

4a

Select a personal career goal based upon results of interest and aptitude assessments.

 

4b

Investigate employee benefits and incentives related to identified career choices.

 

4c

Calculate net pay from a given gross salary by subtracting required and non-required deductions.

 
 

 

Analyze personal skills, interests, and abilities and relate them to current career opportunities.

 

3b

Explore individual career options from the 16 National Career Clusters to examine specific job descriptions, requirements, salaries, and employment outlooks.

 

3a

Participate in assessments that identify personal areas of interest and aptitude, including utilizing results to develop a four-year high school educational plan.

 

4

Determine the correlation of personal preference, education, and training to the demands of the workforce.

 

4a

Select a personal career goal based upon results of interest and aptitude assessments.

 

4b

Investigate employee benefits and incentives related to identified career choices.

 

4c

Calculate net pay from a given gross salary by subtracting required and non-required deductions.

 
     
 

 

 

 

 



Career Prep Digital Literacy
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)
Career Prep
Standards
1
Demonstrate knowledge of a systematic approach to a decision-making process (specifically, opportunity costs and trade-offs), including factors regarding academic planning and career development, financial literacy, and technology.
2
Understand the effect of workplace behaviors.
2a
Examine appropriate workplace behaviors, including attitude, work ethic, responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity, time management, effort, adherence to dress code, communication (written, verbal, and nonverbal), teamwork, and other workplace etiquette.
2b
Identify inappropriate workplace behaviors, including violence and sexual harassment and procedures for addressing such behaviors.

Students will learn essential elements to the workplace.  Students will also begin typing lessons. digital literacy.

http://www.typing.com/student/join#598A2A5CD7F3F

 

Lesson / Instruction
 Digital Literacy


Job Search
Due Date: 9/5/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Jerkins Lesson Plans

Career Prep

Sept. 5 – 8

 

3

Analyze personal skills, interests, and abilities and relate them to current career opportunities.

 

3b

Explore individual career options from the 16 National Career Clusters to examine specific job descriptions, requirements, salaries, and employment outlooks.

 

3a

Participate in assessments that identify personal areas of interest and aptitude, including utilizing results to develop a four-year high school educational plan.

 

4

Determine the correlation of personal preference, education, and training to the demands of the workforce.

 

4a

Select a personal career goal based upon results of interest and aptitude assessments.

 

4b

Investigate employee benefits and incentives related to identified career choices.

 

4c

Calculate net pay from a given gross salary by subtracting required and non-required deductions.

 

Analyze personal skills, interests, and abilities and relate them to current career opportunities.

 

3bExplore individual career options from the 16 National Career Clusters to examine specific job descriptions, requirements, salaries, and employment outlooks.

 

3aParticipate in assessments that identify personal areas of interest and aptitude, including utilizing results to develop a four-year high school educational plan.

 

4Determine the correlation of personal preference, education, and training to the demands of the workforce.

 

4aSelect a personal career goal based upon results of interest and aptitude assessments.

 

4bInvestigate employee benefits and incentives related to identified career choices.

 

4cCalculate net pay from a given gross salary by subtracting required and non-required deductions.



Career Prep
Due Date: 8/28/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)

Standards

1

Demonstrate knowledge of a systematic approach to a decision-making process (specifically, opportunity costs and trade-offs), including factors regarding academic planning and career development, financial literacy, and technology.

2

Understand the effect of workplace behaviors.

2a

Examine appropriate workplace behaviors, including attitude, work ethic, responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity, time management, effort, adherence to dress code, communication (written, verbal, and nonverbal), teamwork, and other workplace etiquette.

2b

Identify inappropriate workplace behaviors, including violence and sexual harassment and procedures for addressing such behaviors.

Students will learn essential elements to the workplace.  Students will also begin typing lessons. 

http://www.typing.com/student/join#598A2A5CD7F3F

 

Lesson / Instruction

Typing.com

http://www.typing.com/student/join#598A2A5CD7F3F

 

Students will begin "soft skills".

 

 

CyberBully: The Movie

www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics

ISTE Standards

 

 



Career Prep
Due Date: 8/21/2017
Subject: Career Prep (9th Grade)
Career Prep
Standards
1
Demonstrate knowledge of a systematic approach to a decision-making process (specifically, opportunity costs and trade-offs), including factors regarding academic planning and career development, financial literacy, and technology.
2
Understand the effect of workplace behaviors.
2a
Examine appropriate workplace behaviors, including attitude, work ethic, responsibility, dependability, punctuality, integrity, time management, effort, adherence to dress code, communication (written, verbal, and nonverbal), teamwork, and other workplace etiquette.
2b
Identify inappropriate workplace behaviors, including violence and sexual harassment and procedures for addressing such behaviors.

Students will learn essential elements to the workplace.  Students will also begin typing lessons. 

http://www.typing.com/student/join#598A2A5CD7F3F

 

Lesson / Instruction

Typing.com

http://www.typing.com/student/join#598A2A5CD7F3F

 

Students will begin "soft skills". 

11th Honors English
Standards
EL.11.1
Analyze authors' use of literary elements including characterization, theme, tone, setting, mood, plot, and literary point of view, in American short stories, drama, poetry, or essays and other nonfiction literature, predominantly from 1900 to the present.
EL.11.2.a
Explaining use of allusions
4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) [RL.11-12.4]
CCRA.L.3
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

Essential Question:

"How does literature shape or reflect society?"

 

Literary analysis and objective: Students will read "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner (page 817) and recognize conflict (both internal and external) and resolution.  

 

*Students will explain the difference between internal and external conflict and give examples using topics in politics and people in the news/media.

 

 

 *Students will construct  events showing how external and internal conflicts can overlap.

Lesson / Instruction

Bellringer: Students will write 1 full paragraph about a conflict that they have recently had in their own life.  

Open discussion about conflict/resolution.

 

 

 

BEFORE: Page 814  Background information:   William Faulkner and  American Literature 1914-1945

Time line on pages 692-701-  Activate Prior Knowledge 

"Before You Read" page 814- Think-Pair-Share 

"A Rose for Emily" by WIlliam Faulkner 

 

DURING:  Close Read: "A Rose for Emily" page 817 Whole group

Analyze structure while reading and look for conflict and resolution.

3-2-1 (Write 3 questions about the text. Write 2 predictions based on the text. Make 1 connection based on the text).

 

AFTER:

Students will do Critical Reading Questions 1-5 on page 827(for class discussion) One question and one comment

Students will do Literary AnalysisQuestions 1-6 on page 830- Small group

Students will write a critical review of "A Rose for Emily" page 831 - Individual

 

Differentiation / Accommodations

Support for less proficient readers:  make sure the students have completed the "Before You Read" and "Making Connections" pages.  These pages provide abbreviated skills instruction and a summary.  For struggling learners, have them write down questions they may have as we read the text.  Go over questions/answers with students.  

Homework / Evidence of Learning

Students need to make sure they have read pages 814-831.

Instructional Strategies
1
Identifying Similarities and Differences
1b
Engage students in comparing, classifying, and creating metaphors and analogies.
6
Cooperative Learning
7d
Keep feedback timely and specific.
Materials / Resources / Technology

Prentice Hall Literature Course 2 "The American Experience 1900 to Present"

Alabama Common Core Edition 

 

 

11th Regular English
Standards
EL.11.1
Analyze authors' use of literary elements including characterization, theme, tone, setting, mood, plot, and literary point of view, in American short stories, drama, poetry, or essays and other nonfiction literature, predominantly from 1900 to the present.
EL.11.2.a
Explaining use of allusions
4
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) [RL.11-12.4]
CCRA.L.3
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.

Essential Question:

"How does literature shape or reflect society?"

 

Literary analysis and objective: Students will read "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner (page 817) and recognize conflict (both internal and external) and resolution.  

 

 

Lesson / Instruction

Bellringer: Students will write 1 full paragraph about a conflict that they have recently had in their own life.  

Open discussion about conflict/resolution.

 

 

 

BEFORE: Page 814  Background information:   William Faulkner and  American Literature 1914-1945

Time line on pages 692-701-  Activate Prior Knowledge 

"Before You Read" page 814- Think-Pair-Share 

"A Rose for Emily" by WIlliam Faulkner 

 

DURING:  Close Read: "A Rose for Emily" page 817 Whole group

Analyze structure while reading and look for conflict and resolution.

3-2-1 (Write 3 questions about the text. Write 2 predictions based on the text. Make 1 connection based on the text).

 

AFTER:

Students will do Critical Reading Questions 1-5 on page 827(for class discussion) One question and one comment

Students will do Literary AnalysisQuestions 1-6 on page 830- Small group

Students will write a critical review of "A Rose for Emily" page 831 - Individual

 

Differentiation / Accommodations

Support for less proficient readers:  make sure the students have completed the "Before You Read" and "Making Connections" pages.  These pages provide abbreviated skills instruction and a summary.  For struggling learners, have them write down questions they may have as we read the text.  Go over questions/answers with students.  

Homework / Evidence of Learning

Students need to make sure they have read pages 814-831.

Instructional Strategies
1
Identifying Similarities and Differences
1b
Engage students in comparing, classifying, and creating metaphors and analogies.
6
Cooperative Learning
7d
Keep feedback timely and specific.
Materials / Resources / Technology

Prentice Hall Literature Course 2 "The American Experience 1900 to Present"

Alabama Common Core Edition