Grade: 9-12 Subject: Vocational Skills
1. Topic-
You and the World of Work
2. Content-
Section 1-1 focuses on the difference between a job and a career and how lifestyle and personal motivation steer people to different careers.
Section 1-2 explains how global economic interests and changing technology affect careers and the skills workers will need to succeed in future jobs.

Vocabulary words:
- Job
- Career
- Lifestyle
- Economy
- Global Economy
- Job Market
- Team
- Outsourcing
- Telecommute
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Learn to distinguish between a job and a career
2. Be able to explain the different reasons why people work
4. Objectives-
After studying section 1-1, the student will be able to: 1. Distinguish between a job and a career
2. Explain the different reasons why people work.

After studying section 1-2, the student will be able to:
1. Describe how the global economy affects jobs in the U.S.
2. Explain how technology is changing the workplace.
3. Explain how the job outlook will affect your career plans.
5. Materials and Aids-
Books and a piece of paper
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Bell Ringer:
Spend the next 10-15 minutes making a list of ten jobs or careers you want to know more about.

B. Development-

Class discussion and reading

C. Practice-

Section 1-1 Review
Section 1-2 Review

D. Independent Practice-

Chapter 1 Review
- Vocabulary Words
- Recalling Key Concepts

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Move at a slow pace

F. Checking for understanding-

I will assign a brief quiz followed by a test at the end of the unit.

G. Closure-

Review what we have learned

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