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Lesson Title Using Job Skills to Choose a Career
Unit Title Focus Career Unit
NRS Level Level 3; Level 4; 
Length of Lesson 120 minutes
Lesson Purpose

In the previous class, students began creating a profile on Focus/Career using the resume-building aspect of the tool. Today, they will view available jobs in their area that matches their skill level. Through examining job requirements and the characteristics of successful applicants, students will be able to evaluate data and create their own summary of it to better understand their chances at obtaining one of the jobs matched to their profiles.

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Lesson Objectives
  • At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:
  • Understand the skills needed for three jobs
  • Apply verb, adjective, and synonym identification in their own writing
  • Edit a peer’s work
  • Have a further-completed profile on Focus/Career
Student Target

“I can determine which skills are needed for different job choices.”

CCR Standards
  • Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words. (Apply this standard to texts of appropriate complexity as outline by Standard 10.)

  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
  • Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
  • Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.2 Utilize workplace tools and technologies to communicate effectively (e.g., memos/e-mails, basic computer programs, phone systems).

  • E.6 Identify and effectively use skills and materials needed for a particular task.

  • E.9 Analyze self-performance to better understand strengths and areas for improvement.