Tuesday – April 25, 2017

Block 1 & 2

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. Discussion: How to Apply for a job and complete and application
  2. Complete Handwritten Application in class –job-application
  3. Assign: Summative Typed Application – job-application typed

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. Unit 4 Open Note Exam

Monday – April 24, 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. Complete Resume with Reference Page
  2. Print and Group Share
    1. Peer Checklist – resume-checklist-including-peers
  3. Fix Errors and Print final summative copy to grade
  4. Discussion:  How to find jobs available (employment websites)
  5. Assign: internet-job-search

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

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

Thursday – April 20, 2017

Block 1 & 2

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

OBJECTIVES

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. Unit II Test
  2. Your Guide to Resume Writing – your-guide-to-resume-writing
  3. Video – Resume Writing with work-history-information-for-resume

Block 3A

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

Objective 1:  Students will acquire workplace-readiness skills.

WE KNOW:

Students have to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The changing workplace requires lifelong learning and acquisition of new skills.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. 

Key Terms: Social Networking, Jobs transferrable skills, Continuing education, Equity, Diversity, Ethics, Labor laws, Workplace norms, Soft Skills/ Hard skills; Positive Attitude

Agenda:

  1. Present Multimedia Project

Tuesday – April 18, 2017

Block 1 & 2

WE KNOW:

The importance of saving and investments strategies to achieve financial goals to help finance post-secondary opportunities.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

Strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor, and control credit.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify and explain when and why credit is used.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each type of credit.
  • Determine how one earns a good credit score and report.
  • Examine consumers’ legal rights and responsibilities when dealing with credit.

Objective 4:  Students will understand strategies used to establish, build, maintain, monitor and control credit.

Essential Understanding 

  1. Differentiate credit costs and terms to select the best credit.

Key Terms: Amortization, credit worthiness, grace period, APR, finance charge, identity theft, compare credit card costs and terms to select the best credit card.

Agenda:

  1. Complete Everfi – Credit Score
  2. Assign: Credit Report Worksheet – 1.4.2.A2
  3. Complete All Everfi ‘s Unit II
  4. Review Test
  5. Assign: reference-assignment

Block 3A

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

Objective 1:  Students will acquire workplace-readiness skills.

WE KNOW:

Students have to have self-marketing skills to be workplace ready.

WE WILL UNDERSTAND:

The changing workplace requires lifelong learning and acquisition of new skills.

WE WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify rights and responsibilities of employers and employees. 

Key Terms: Social Networking, Jobs transferrable skills, Continuing education, Equity, Diversity, Ethics, Labor laws, Workplace norms, Soft Skills/ Hard skills; Positive Attitude

Agenda:

  1. Work Time on Multimedia Project