• Welcome to Careers! What is in your Future?
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    Mrs. Frankie Mabry

    I am here to help your cub become a

    "Roaring Tiger"!

    Please feel free to e-mail me at any time.

  • Mrs. Mabry's Supply List


    Markers

    Colored Pencils

    Glue

    Scissors

    Ruler

    Notebook (1 inch, 3 ring binder or folder with clips and pockets)

    Magazines (When told to bring them)

    Newspapers (When told to bring them)

  • Curriculum of the Week

    Week 1

      8th: Introdution of class, rules, syllabus, and discipline .

    7th: Introduction of class, rules, syllabus, and discipline.

      8th: What are deicisions? How are they made?  (use of overhead)

       7th: Why do we study careers? (Vocabulary)

      8th: How do I personally make decisions? (Activity sheets)

       7th: What are responsible behaviors on the job? (brochures on these)

      8th: What is my style of decision-making? (survey)

       7th: Continuation of brochures.

      8th: What is a career pathway? (text)

       7th: How does personality influence career choices? ( personality survey)

    Week 2

      8th: Skills and value assessment in lab.

       7th: Skills and value assessment in lab.

      8th: Why and How do we set goals? (Use overhead)

       7th: What is effective communication? (Vocabulary and video on styles of communication)

      8th:What keeps us from setting goals? (Illustrations of barriers to goal-setting)

    7th:How is effective communication carried on in the business world? (text)

      8th: Continuation of illustrations.

       7th: Students will write a business letter and a memo.

      8th: What is a career pathway? (text)

       7th: Students will type their business letters and memo.

    Week 3

      8th: What have I mastered on decision-making and goal-setting? (review for test)

       7th: What have I mastered on effective communication?

      8th: Test over decision-making and goal-setting?

       7th: Test over effective communication.

      8th: What is involved in applying for a job? How do I present myself? (Text)

       7th: How does having a spending and savings plan help make the most of our money? (Text

      8th:  How do I create a resume and a cover letter? (Students will write a rough draft for both)

       7th: Continuation of a budget. (text)Have students bring in newspapers for tomorrow's activity.

      8th: students witll type resumes and cover letters)

       7th: Students will actually create a budget using newspapers for research.

    Week 4

      8th: How do I prepare for the interview? Text and video.

       7th: How do I successfully balance my time between work and home? (Text)

      8th: How do I fill out a job application?  Students will fill out and actual job application.

    7th: What do I want to be? (Student essay)

      8th: HOSA students from the high school

       7th: What are the specifics of this career.  Distribute directions on project on a career of their choice.

      8th: Why do we need to understand our economic system? (Text)

       7th: Research on career choice

      8th:  Continuation of economic system.

       7th: Research on career choice.

    Week 5

      8th: Compare the economic systems of our country and other countries.

       7th: Research on career.

     8th: Review for test over economic system.

       7th: Research on career.

      8th: Test over economic system.

    7th: Continue research.

      8th: What is your favorite charity and why? Wha place does a non-profit organizaiton have in our society?

       7th: Research on career

     8th:Begin research on a non-profit organization for creating a power point.

       7th: Research on career.

    Week 6

      8th: Research on power point.

       7th: Presentations of projects.

      8th: Research on power point.

       7th: Presentations of projects.

      8th: Research on power points.

       7th: What is conflict resolution?  Why is it important on the job?  (Vocabulary and video on conflict resolution)

        8th: Research on power points.

    7th: What causes conflict and how can we  prevent it? Distribute notes and go over them. (Activity sheets)

      8th: Finish power points.

       7th: Finish sheets and work on how building relationships reduces conflict. (Text)

    Week 7

      8th: Present power points in lab.

       7th: How does self-esteem fit into building relationships? (Text)

      8th: What jobs are available in Dentistry? (Use overhesd)

       7th: What have I mastered in conflict resolution? (review for test)

     8th: Activity sheets on Dentistry.

       7th: Test over conflict resolution.

      8th: What jobs are available in medical support?

       7th: Why are these people heroes?  Who is your hero? (Student essay)

      8th: Activity sheets on medical support?

       7th: Research on a "Peaceful Hero".

    Week 8

      8th: What jobs are available in Diagnostic Services?

       7th: Research on "Peaceful heroes".

      8th: Activity sheets on Diagnostic Services.

    7th: Research on "Peaceful Heroes"

      8th: What have I mastered on jobs in health? (Review for test)

       7th: Research on "Peacful Heroes".

      8th: Test over jobs in health.

       7th: Research on "Peaceful Heroes".

      8th Wrap up of health occupations. (Puzzles over health occupations)

     

    Week 9

      8th: Review for 9 weeks exam.

       7th Review for  9 weeks exam

      8th: Review for exam.

       7th Review for exam.

      8th Take exam and view video on health occupations.

    7th: Take exam or view video on Jesse Owens

      8th:Wrap up of the year.

       7th: View video on Jesse Owens

      8th: Take Exam or wrap year up.

       7th: Take exam or view video on Jesse Owens.

  • Curriculum of the week is subject to change.  If you need to contact me, e-mail me at the school. I am looking forward to a great year.