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§127.2.c.1

The student investigates one or more careers within the 16 career clusters.

§127.2.c.1.A

identify the various career opportunities within one or more career clusters; and

Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

  • Resource ID: 19942
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Human Resources

  • Resource ID: 11264
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - STEM Career Cluster

  • Resource ID: 14590
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.1.B

identify the pathways within one or more career clusters.

Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

  • Resource ID: 19942
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Research Careers Using O*NET

  • Resource ID: 14242
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Human Resources

  • Resource ID: 11264
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - STEM Career Cluster

  • Resource ID: 14590
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.2

The student investigates career pathways in one or more of the 16 career clusters.

§127.2.c.2.A

research the academic requirements for one or more of the careers in an identified cluster;

Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

  • Resource ID: 19942
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.

Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

  • Resource ID: 20176
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in middle school.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Research Careers Using O*NET

  • Resource ID: 14242
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.

Investigating Careers: Careers in Manufacturing

  • Resource ID: 13846
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
A PowerPoint presentation for instructional purposes that can be adopted or modified by the classroom teacher to supplement a lesson plan.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Human Resources

  • Resource ID: 11264
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - STEM Career Cluster

  • Resource ID: 14590
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore career opportunities within the STEM Career Cluster.  

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Career Pathways

  • Resource ID: 11277
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the 16 career pathways and the skills needed for college and career success.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.2.B

research the certification or educational requirements for careers; and

Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

  • Resource ID: 19942
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.

Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

  • Resource ID: 20176
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in middle school.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Research Careers Using O*NET

  • Resource ID: 14242
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Human Resources

  • Resource ID: 11264
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.2.C

describe the technical-skill requirements for careers.

Lesson Plan: Suggested Career Cluster Activities

  • Resource ID: 19942
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify the various career opportunities and pathways within one or more career clusters. Students will also research and explore careers of personal interest, including academic, certification, and technical skill requirements.

Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

  • Resource ID: 20176
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in middle school.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Research Careers Using O*NET

  • Resource ID: 14242
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Human Resources

  • Resource ID: 11264
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify and explore career opportunities within the Human Resources pathway such as Corporate Trainer, Recruiter, Benefits Specialist, and HR Generalist.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.3

The student investigates the professional skills needed for college and career success.

§127.2.c.3.A

apply core academic skills to meet personal, academic, and career goals;

Lesson Plan: Career Investigations

  • Resource ID: 20044
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the professional skills needed for college and career success.

Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

  • Resource ID: 20176
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in middle school.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Career Pathways

  • Resource ID: 11277
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the 16 career pathways and the skills needed for college and career success.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.3.B

investigate the importance of co-curricular, extracurricular, career preparation, and extended learning experiences;

Lesson Plan: Career Investigations

  • Resource ID: 20044
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the professional skills needed for college and career success.

Lesson Plan: College and Career Readiness - The Adventure Starts Here!

  • Resource ID: 20176
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the skills needed in one or more of the 16 career clusters and identify those as academic skills taught in middle school.  Students will relate those academic skills to their personal career goals and understand the importance of career preparation in middle school.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Sign Me Up!

  • Resource ID: 20174
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of  participation in curricular and extracurricular  activities in college and career preparation.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.3.C

investigate the steps required to participate in a variety of career and educational opportunities, including, but not limited to, entry-level employment, military service, apprenticeships, community and technical colleges, and universities;

Lesson Plan: Career Investigations

  • Resource ID: 20044
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the professional skills needed for college and career success.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Sign Me Up!

  • Resource ID: 20174
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of  participation in curricular and extracurricular  activities in college and career preparation.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.3.D

identify professional associations affiliated with a career pathway;

Lesson Plan: Let’s Look at Professional Associations

  • Resource ID: 20041
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will identify professional associations affiliated with a career pathway.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Sign Me Up!

  • Resource ID: 20174
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the importance of  participation in curricular and extracurricular  activities in college and career preparation.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.3.E

recognize the value of community service and volunteerism; and

Lesson Plan: Can You Lend a Helping Hand?

  • Resource ID: 20037
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will recognize the value of service learning by identifying, planning, and implementing service learning activities with other students and community partners to address local and global issues. Students will also use technology to research service learning projects and models and reflect on a service learning experience.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Government and Public Administration

  • Resource ID: 12084
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will align personal interests and skills into career opportunities within the Government and Public Administration Career Cluster.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.3.F

demonstrate characteristics required for personal and professional success such as work ethics, integrity, dedication, perseverance, and interacting with diverse populations.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.4

The student investigates labor market information.

§127.2.c.4.A

analyze national, state, regional, and local labor market information;

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Research Careers Using O*NET

  • Resource ID: 14242
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Career Pathways

  • Resource ID: 11277
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the 16 career pathways and the skills needed for college and career success.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.4.B

classify evidence of high-skill, high-wage, or high-demand occupations based on analysis of labor market information; and

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Research Careers Using O*NET

  • Resource ID: 14242
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will perform in-depth research on careers, and produce several products using O*NET and other internet options.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.4.C

analyze the effects of changing employment trends, societal needs, and economic conditions on career planning.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in Marketing Strategy

  • Resource ID: 11265
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students explore careers related to marketing education. Students will research marketing strategies and the impact of media and advertising on purchasing decisions.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Careers in BMAC using MAPP Assessment

  • Resource ID: 11266
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will explore a variety of careers within the Business Management Cluster and determine their interest level for each career opportunity.

Lesson Plan: Investigating Careers - Career Pathways

  • Resource ID: 11277
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will investigate the 16 career pathways and the skills needed for college and career success.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.5

The student investigates job-seeking skills.

§127.2.c.5.A

identify the steps for an effective job search;

§127.2.c.5.B

describe appropriate appearance for an interview; and

Lesson Plan: Dress for Success

  • Resource ID: 20045
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will describe appropriate appearance for an interview.

Lesson Plan: The Job Interview

  • Resource ID: 20039
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will practice job interview skills, discuss and recognize the do’s and don’ts, and participate in a mock interview.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.5.C

participate in a mock interview.

Lesson Plan: The Job Interview

  • Resource ID: 20039
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will practice job interview skills, discuss and recognize the do’s and don’ts, and participate in a mock interview.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.6

The student creates professional documents required for employment.

§127.2.c.6.A

develop a resume;

Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

  • Resource ID: 20173
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.6.B

write appropriate business correspondence such as a letter of intent and a thank you letter;

Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

  • Resource ID: 20173
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.6.C

complete sample job applications; and

Lesson Plan: Resume Writing for Teens

  • Resource ID: 20173
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will develop a resume, write business correspondence, complete a sample job application, and explain the protocol for selecting and using appropriate references for job applications.

Investigating Careers

  • Grade Range:
The goal of this course is to create a foundation for success in high school, future studies, and careers such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics; Business and Industry; Public Service; Arts and Humanities; and Multidisciplinary Studies. The students research labor market information, learn job-seeking skills, and create documents required for employment. Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.2.c.6.D

explain protocol for selecting and using references.

§127.3.c.1

The student explores career assessments as related to college and career planning.

§127.3.c.1.A

analyze and discuss the initial results of career assessments;

§127.3.c.1.B

explore the 16 career clusters;

§127.3.c.1.C

research trending fields related to career interest areas;

§127.3.c.1.D

determine academic requirements in related career fields; and

§127.3.c.1.E

research educational options and requirements using available resources.

§127.3.c.2

The student analyzes college and career opportunities.

§127.3.c.2.A

determine academic requirements for transitioning to high school;

§127.3.c.2.B

explore opportunities for earning college credit in high school such as advanced placement courses, International Baccalaureate courses, dual credit, and local and statewide articulated credit;

§127.3.c.2.C

develop an awareness of financial aid, scholarships, and other sources of income as well as college savings to support college and career advancement;

§127.3.c.2.D

discuss the impact of effective college and career planning;

Lesson Plan: It's My Life

  • Resource ID: 20043
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.

Lesson Plan: Where Do I Fit In?

  • Resource ID: 20042
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.

College and Career Readiness

  • Grade Range:
The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves and their interests and abilities. Students integrate skills from academic subjects, information technology, and interpersonal communication to make informed decisions. This course is designed to guide students through the process of investigation and in the development of a college and career readiness achievement plan.  This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.3.c.2.E

demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning; and

Lesson Plan: It's My Life

  • Resource ID: 20043
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.

Lesson Plan: Where Do I Fit In?

  • Resource ID: 20042
  • Grade Range: 7, 8
In this lesson, students will demonstrate decision-making skills related to school and community issues, programs of study, and college and career planning.

College and Career Readiness

  • Grade Range:
The career development process is unique to every person and evolves throughout one's life. Students will use decision-making and problem-solving skills for college and career planning. Students will explore valid, reliable educational and career information to learn more about themselves and their interests and abilities. Students integrate skills from academic subjects, information technology, and interpersonal communication to make informed decisions. This course is designed to guide students through the process of investigation and in the development of a college and career readiness achievement plan.  This binder does not contain all lesson plans for this course. This content can be used with any textbook or instructional materials. If locally adapted, make sure all TEKS are covered.
§127.3.c.2.F

identify how performance on assessments such as the PSAT/NMSQT®, SAT®, ACT®, ASVAB®, and Texas Success Initiative (TSI®) impact personal academic and career goals.

§127.3.c.3

The student evaluates skills for personal success.

§127.3.c.3.A

use interpersonal skills to facilitate effective teamwork;

§127.3.c.3.B

use problem-solving models and critical-thinking skills to make informed decisions;

§127.3.c.3.C

use effective time-management and goal-setting strategies;

§127.3.c.3.D

identify skills that can be transferable among a variety of careers;

§127.3.c.3.E

create a personal career portfolio;

§127.3.c.3.F

make oral presentations that fulfill specific purposes using appropriate technology; and

§127.3.c.3.G

identify entrepreneurial opportunities within a field of personal interest.

§127.3.c.4

The student recognizes the impact of college and career choices on personal lifestyle.

§127.3.c.4.A

prepare a personal budget reflecting the student's desired lifestyle; and