Friday – April 21, 2017

Block 1 & 2

Unit 3:  Act:  I’m prepared, now what?

WE KNOW:

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)

Agenda:

  1. Continue Writing Resume w/ References
    1. Sample Resumes:
      1. tvrdy-resume
      2. tvrdy-resume-block-4

Block 3A

Unit 4:  Work:  Beginning the job, staying employed, and advancing

Objective 4.2:  Student will develop and evaluate a plan to manage their money to achieve personal goals.

Essential Understanding 

4.2.A: personal values and goals and incorporate into personal budget.

4.2.B:  Understand the responsibilities and liabilities with attaining the age of majority.

Key Terms:  Fixed and variable expenses, money management, consumerism, gross and net income.  Age of majority, contracts, liability, adult responsibility, default; Discretionary spending, consumer reports, financial guidelines, consumerism, discretionary spending

Agenda:

  1. Spending Plan PowerPoint w/ Note-Taking Guide
    1. PowerPoint: Spending_Plans_EDITED_1.15.2.G1
    2. Note-Taking Guide: spendingplansstructurednotes
  2. Analyze Three Scenarios’ in class
    1. budget-lessons