CESA 8 ACP Resources

This group's purpose is to share ACP resources uploaded for the Wisconsin ACP deliverables. Most of the resources have been developed by Northeast Wisconsin teachers as part of the CESA 8 Career Academy Teacher Externship Program.
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Power Outage Activity CATE Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan is for a cross-curricular project that helps students investigate their electricity use and devise a plan for how they could maintain their normal activities for two days without using power (such as during a power outage). The idea came from the need many companies have for a back-up plan when they lose power during a storm but still need to maintain their operations.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Sierra Erdmann

Job Shadowing Project in Agriculture CATE Lesson Plan

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” How many times does a young adult get asked this question? This is an important decision and definitely not an easy one. This lesson (semester project) allows the student to take a closer look at what they might enjoy as a career or more importantly – what they might discover isn’t what they want in a job!

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Missy Braun

Career Research Paper CATE Lesson Plan

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In this unit, high school juniors will research one career of their choice, based on analysis of results of their three assessments on Career Cruising (Career Matchmaker, Ability Profiler and Learning Styles Inventory). In this process, students will develop the skills necessary to writing a high-quality, well-founded research paper. Topics will include source integrity, works cited pages (both formatting and the creation of citations for works cited page), the correct format for various in-text citations, stages of research, development of graphic organizers, translation of graphic organizer in the creation of an outline, transferring outline topics to paragraphs, developing strong introductory and concluding paragraphs, creating effective transition sentences, formatting cover pages, editing, revising, peer editing and submission of final draft.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Elizabeth Couillard

Career Wax Museum CATE Lesson Plan

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Students will research a career of their choice and present information about their chosen career in the form of a wax museum where they dress like the people would in that career and report basic facts about the chosen career path, such as education, salaries, and daily activities.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Kelly Carlson

Career and Technical Ed. CATE Unit Plan

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Measurement and common math are required to perform your job duties in nearly every aspect of conveyor manufacturing. I have compiled a list of skills relating to math and measurement that are essential for successful job performance. This include being able to: Read a tape measure accurately Add or subtract fractions Convert fractions to decimal form Use a decimal equivalent card or chart (drill gage)

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Michael P. O'Brien

Energy Usage Spreadsheet CATE Lesson Plan

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Students will be using real-life energy use data to learn how to use spreadsheets and create graphs to better organize and view data. Discussions can then follow to analyze the data and explain the usage. Real rates are then provided, and students can use the electricity consumed data to create a utility bill for the consumer and compare the standard Residential Service charges to if the member were instead billed by the “Time of Use” rate.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Data Set, Lesson Plan, Primary Source

Author: Sierra Erdmann

What's in the Water? Marketing Presentation CATE Lesson Plan

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This lesson would be used to follow up with the “What’s in the Water? Lab Activity.” You are employees of competing Water Testing companies. You recently received a request from the municipality of Cavour to test their water for an unknown/suspected parasite that they suspect has been causing nausea and intestinal distress in their community. Your mission after developing the Method for testing for the parasite found in the City of Cavour’s water is to submit your report for approval by the City of Cavour. Your report and presentation will be used to determine whether Cavour accepts your bid for the contract.

Material Type: Assessment, Lesson Plan

Author: Steve Kircher

How Much Feed Do We Have? CATE Lesson Plan

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You are an employee of Green Valley Dairy and your job is to determine the mass of the company’s corn silage pile. Your boss knows that this pile is the limiting factor as to whether or not he can add animals to the herd. He is contemplating adding 500 head of cattle and needs to make sure there is enough feed in storage before they make the expansion...don’t mess up your measurements and calculations, as this is pivotal information.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: Shaun Wagner