9 TH GRADE COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS (CCR) SEMINAR ACTIVITY SEPTEMBER 25, 2014.

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SEPTEMBER 25, 2014

9th GRADE

College and Career Readiness (CCR)Seminar Activity

SEPTEMBER 25, 2014IcebreakerREADY, SET, CONNECT!WHOS ON FIRST?CANDY GAMEBINGOLOST ON A DESERTED ISLANDTEAM TOPICSICEBREACKER Q&A

Activity: Exploring Career ClustersResources Needed:The Sixteen Career Clusters HandoutThe Sixteen Career Clusters Sample OccupationsPen or Pencil (Copies will be prepared for your seminar students of the above handouts) ORComputer/Projector (Use your computer/ projector to go over it together as a class)

Grade Level: 9Ice Breakers for the Start of the School YearThe purpose of the Exploring Career Clusters is to provide students with knowledge and experiences that will contribute to making informed choices regarding their educational plans.

1. Expose students to many different technological career fields within the Career Clusters. 2. Assist the student to gain insights into their personal interests and aptitudes with respect to the Career Fields.

Goals:Teachers Instructions:Ask the students if they know what they want to be when they grow up to start a class discussion? Ask do they know which of the 16 Career Clusters they fall under? Read each Career Cluster description out loud and name more careers that align with the cluster. Example: Cluster 1: Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources you could become a farmer.

Refer to The Sixteen Career Cluster Handout and The Sixteen Career Clusters Sample Occupations sheets as a reference. Students Instructions:Participate in classroom discussion Take notes on handout

Career ClustersAn Overview

7This powerpoint presentation will introduce Career Clusters, the framework and how students benefit from Career Clusters.

Teachers please ask for feedback at the end of the activity and list what we can do to improve the activity or what the students enjoyed.Needs Improvement We enjoyed learning about.

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