Block 1 & 2
Unit 1: Explore: Career and Finance Exploration
We Know: Through the self-understanding assessments, we are able to better evaluate careers that match our interest, skills and values; which will help us to better reach our desired lifestyle.
We Understand: The importance of acquiring knowledge about various banking functions provided by financial institutions and how these services will be utilized in everyday life.
We will be Able To:
Maintain a personal checking/debit account including how to open an account, endorsing a check, completing a deposit slip, writing a check, proper use of a debit card, maintaining a check register and reconciling a bank statement.
Objective: Students will demonstrate mastery knowledge on career and financial exploration and how that knowledge will help them in post-secondary decision making.
Key Terms: Checking accounts, direct deposit, online bill pay, debit cards, credit cards, automatic withdrawals, savings account, ATM, bank fees, account reconciliation, money management.
- Assign: Debit / Checking Account Simulation – Student Assessment Checking and Debit Account Simulation
- Complete: Everfi – Banking
- Review for Unit 1 Exam
Unit 3: Act: I’m prepared, now what?
There are different options available to finance your post – secondary education to achieve you future career goal.
WE WILL UNDERSTAND:
The need to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.
WE WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Identify the proper way to create a resume with references.
- Create and format an appropriate cover letter.
- Complete a job application.
- Identify resources for job availability
- Identify the steps necessary for a successful interview.
Key Terms: Employment letters, resumes, job applications, employment websites, job interview, networking, references, using resources to locate jobs, job search techniques (cold calls, blanket letters, job search websites, want ads)