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16 Career Clusters Lesson

Students will complete Career Cluster Survey and work in 16 Career Cluster groups and work together to prepare a poster on their Career Cluster and present it to the class.
Suggested Grades: 11-12

 

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Bulletin Board Lesson

Suggested Grade: 9

 

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Career Cluster Awareness Activity

 

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Career Cluster Awareness: Economics Future Lesson

Students will read and discuss the 16 Career Clusters and record a rating for each Cluster as to personal interest. Students will identify economic terms and work in groups to brainstorm how these terms relate to career investigation as well as economics. Students will complete the Career Clusters Interest Survey and compare results to their earlier rating of Career Clusters.
Suggested Grade: 10

 

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Career Cluster Civilian Workforce Lesson

Students will complete a homework activity, then brain storm with a group to discuss and identify how Skill Level, Categories of Workers and Career Clusters might relate to their career selection.
Suggested Grade: 10

 

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Career Cluster Interests Lesson

 

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Career Clusters Sales Pitch Lesson

Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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Career Exploration Lesson

Students will complete a classroom activity and small group discussion to identify careers of interest found in the SDMyLife magazine. Students will become familiar with online resources for career research.
Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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Career Hunt Lesson

Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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Career Profiles Lesson

Suggested Audience:12th Grade Special Education

 

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Career Quiz Bowl Lesson

Students will work as a team to identify career cluster characteristics. Students will become familiar with each of the 16 career cluster areas.
Suggested Grades:8-10

 

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Clusters, Education and Income Lesson

Students will complete a classroom activity and discussion to identify careers within each cluster, and to graph the annual income of jobs between clusters and level of education.
Suggested Grade: 9

 

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Future Planning Lesson

Students will complete a classroom activity and checklist to identify possible steps to assist them in Future Planning. 
Suggested Grades: 9-10

 

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Getting to Know Clusters Worksheet

Suggested Grade: 8

 

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Intro to Career Clusters Lesson

Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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Name that Career Lesson

Students will complete a classroom activity to identify possible careers and the steps to guide them toward that career in high school.
Suggested Grades: 7-8

 

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Piecing Together the Career Clusters Lesson

Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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Power Point Project Lesson

The purpose of this lesson is twofold: (1) to expose students to as many careers within the associated career clusters as possible and (2) to help them learn specific and the most essential information on each occupation, including core tasks, what classes they need to take in high school to prepare themselves, and what direction their education and career path could take from here on out.
Suggested Grades: 7-8

 

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SD In-Demand Careers Lesson

 

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South Dakota’s 16 Career Clusters

Written Interest Survey

 

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Stick Its Lesson

Students will complete a classroom activity and brainstorm what careers would fall under each career cluster.
Suggested Grades: 6-7

 

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The SD World of Work Lesson

Students will learn the titles of the 16 Career Cluster areas. Students will be able to name South Dakota businesses and careers that fall into one or more of these clusters.
Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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SDMyLife Cluster Specific Lesson Plans

Accounting

 

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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

 

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Arts, AV & Communication

 

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Career Cluster Awareness Activity

 

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Future Planning Checklist Activity

 

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Health Science

 

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South Dakota’s 16 Career Clusters

Written Interest Survey

 

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Career Cluster Cards

Career Cluster Civilian Workforce Worksheet

 

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Career Cluster Jeopardy Lesson

Students will research and answer questions in teams. They will each turn in their completed cards for points and will play Career Cluster Jeopardy to earn extra credit points.
Suggested Grades: 11-12

 

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Career Cluster Jeopardy Student Instructions

Suggested Grades: 11-12

 

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CC Cards 1

 

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CC Cards 2

 

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CC Cards 3

 

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CC Cards 4

 

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Make a Career Cluster Game Board Lesson

Suggested Grades: 6-8

 

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Memory Game Lesson

The purpose of this lesson is to teach students through play the association of certain job characteristics, pathways, education paths, or employment statistics with one or more of the 16 career clusters currently recognized in the state of South Dakota.
Suggested Grades: 7-8

 

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Monthly Highlighted Career Cluster Activity

Suggested Grade: 9

 

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Monthly Highlighted Career Cluster Lesson

Suggested Grade: 9

 

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South Dakota’s 16 Career Clusters

Written Interest Survey

 

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Career Cluster's Related Careers

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources RC

 

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Architecture & Construction RC

 

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Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communication RC

 

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Business Management & Administration RC

 

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Education & Training RC

 

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Finance RC

 

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Government & Public Administration RC

 

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Health Sciences RC

 

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Hospitality & Tourism RC

 

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Human Services RC

 

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Information Technology RC

 

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Law, Public Safety & Security RC

 

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Manufacturing RC

 

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Marketing RC

 

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Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics RC

 

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Transportation, Distribution & Logistics

 

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