Scope & Sequence
Senior Seminar Introduction
Senior Seminar Syllabus Introduced
Seniors will take a Student Survey and participate in icebreaker activities.
Senior Seminar Pre-Test
Students are assessed on their prior knowledge of workplace skills.
Students will learn about Letters of Reference
Workplace Vocabulary Continued
Students will take a survey about their plans for after graduation for Guidance.
Students learn definitions of vocabulary words used in the workplace.
Employment Applications: Part I
Employment Applications: Part II
Students will fill out an "Employment Fact Sheet" to use when filling out out applications in the future.
Career Objective Essay Prewrite
Students will do pre-writing activities for their Career Objective Essay.
Students will complete the pre-writing exercise in class.
Career Objective Essay Rough Draft
Students will use their pre-writing exercise to type their rough draft of their Career Objective Essay.
Students will wrap up completing their Application Fact Sheet.
COE Edit/Finding Employment
Students will make corrections on their edited COE and select stationary for publishing.
Students will select a picture for the cover of their portfolio.
Students will learn the steps in the process of finding employment.
Resumes: Type Rough Draft
Students will use their completed Employment Fact Sheet and the template provided in class to type their rough draft of their resume.
Resume: Final Edit/Keeping a Job
Students will make corrections on their edited resumes and save to be printed.
Students will watch a video and complete an activity on ways to not get fired.
HOMEWORK: Send an email to Ms. Slattery.
Communication Skills in the Workplace
Students learn about communication skills, non-verbal behavior, (body language) and active listening.
Students will participate in various activities that highlight the importance of communicaiton skills.
Personal Finance: Renting an Apartment
Students will learn how to rent an apartment
Students will learnterminology used in rental listings.
Students will use internet sources to view apartment listings.
Personal Finance: Creating a Budget
Students will use internet resources to create a household budget.
Senior Recognition Night Review
Students will review the information regarding Senior Recognition Night, dress codes, and procedures.
Job Interviews: First Impressions
Students will learn how to prepare for a job interview and the importance of making a good first impression.
Job Interviews: More Than Questions
Students will learn strategies and tips for doing well on job interviews.
Job Interviews: Tell Me About Yourself
Students will learn about the most commonly asked interview questions and be given strategies for answering them.
Senior Seminar Wrap-Up
Students will review their portfolios and take them home.
Students will complete a survey about Senior Seminar.