Grade 4 C&E

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Barbara Maling
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

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Grade Four Career Prep
Scope and Sequence


Students will be actively involved in learning experiences focused on:
  • Preparing for the Future
  • Responsive Classroom Activities
  • Morning Meetings
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Academic Choice Opportunities
  • Cooperative Learning 
  • Career Exploration Activities
  • Hopes and Dreams goal setting activities
  • Student portfolios
  • Autobiographical information
  • Integrated and Applied Learning
  • Explore career options through Social Studies and Science theme units. 
  • Balancing Responsibilities
  • Homework assignments
  • Class schedules and daily routines
  • Economic implication of historical events

YORK SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
CURRICULUM ALIGNMENT
SUBJECT AREA: CAREER AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT 
GRADE: 4 

Content Standards
Performance Indicators
Instructional Practice
Assessment Tools
Reporting Tools
A. Learning About Self-Knowledge And Interpersonal Relationships: Students identify, demonstrate, analyze, and evaluate:self-knowledge related to interests, skills, work and school;positive personal traits, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors habits of mind, and experiences that lead to success in school, work, and community;their ability to build and maintain a positive c self-concept; andtheir ability to develop and recognize the positive interpersonal skills that efectively influence work and effective relationships with others.
A.1. SELF-KNOWLEDGE AND SELF-CONCEPT   
Students identify and demonstrate interests, skills, habits of mind and experiences that build and maintain a positive self-concept,
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character words.

Participate in Responsive Classroom activities.

Participate in Career Day.

Complete Immigration Unit Journal

Set goals for academic achievement.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
A.2.  BELIEFS AND BEHAVIORS THAT LEAD TO SUCCESS  
Students make choices about and demonstrate behaviors that lead to success in schoolwork
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Define character words.

Participate in morning routines.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Practice delivery of oral presentations.

Participate in Career Day.

Complete Immigration Unit Journal

Set goals for academic achievement.

Participate in Career Day.

Interact with guest speakers/artist in residence.

Organize and completes homework assignments.

Participate in Immigration Unit activities.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
A.3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS  Students identify decisions and demonstrate behaviors that reflect positive interpersonal skills and that lead to success in school or community.
a. Getting along with others
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Define character words.

Participate in morning routines.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Practice delivery of oral presentations.

Participate in Career Day.

Complete Immigration Unit Journal.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b. Respecting diversity
Participate in the Civil Rights Team and Civil Rights Team activities and assemblies.

Identify bullying and harrassment behaviors and formulate effective responses.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
c. Working as a member of a team
Participate in Everyday Math team projects and groiup activities.

Particpate in Social Studies simulations and research teams.

Work in science lab investigation teams
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
d. Managing conflict
Participate in the Civil Rights Team and Civil Rights Team activities and assemblies.

Identify bullying and harrassment behaviors and formulate effective responses.

Participate in lessons presented by the Guidance Counselor on dealing with conflict.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
e. Accepting/Giving/Using Constructive Feedback
Participate in Responsive Classroom

Participate in peer-editing

Give oral feedback on peer presentations
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
f. Accepting responsibility for personal behavior
Participate in Responsive Classroom

Respond to class management strategies, including self-monitoring of behavior.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
g. Demonstrating ethical behavior
Participate in Responsive Classroom

Respond to class management strategies, including self-monitoring of behavior.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
h. Following established rules/etiquette for observing/listening
Participate in Responsive Classroom

Follow established class rules and procedures
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
i.  Demonstrating safe behavior
Follow established classroom and playground rules.

Review and practice safety drills

Refer to Health curriculum
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
j. Dealing with peer pressure
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Refer to Health curriculum
Participate in lessons directed by guidance coiunselor on peer pressure in whle class or small groups.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
A.4. CAREER AND LIFE ROLES Students identify and explain the influences that career and life roles have on each other and on success in school or community.
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character words.

Participate morning routines.

Practice delivery of oral presentations.

Discuss limiting factors in career options during  Immigration Unit.

Participate in Career Day.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
B. Learning About And Exploring Education, Career And Life Roles: Students identify, demonstrate, analyze, and evaluate understanding of the relationship between education and work, especially how learning new skills and educational achievement lead to increased work options and success with personal career and life goal and the ability to identify and use education and career information for life-long learninto achieve success.
IB.1. RELATIONSHIPS AMONG LEARNING, WORK, THE COMMUNITY, AND GLOBAL ECONOMY    
Students explain how success in school supports their ability to positively contribute to school, home, and
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character words.

Participate morning routines.

Establish learning goals through Hopes and Dreams activities.

Revisit goals through Student-led conferences

Practice delivery of oral presentations.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
IB.2. SKILLS FOR INDIVIDUAL/PERSONAL SUCCESS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY  
Students identify and describe skills that lead to student learning and success in the classroom, and the achievement of school,work, career, and personal life goals
a. Literacy skills
Participate in cooperative research teams that result in reports and presentations.
Complete Immigration Unit Journal.

Complete assignments, including homework.

Reflect on Career Day experiences.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b. Numeracy
Particpate in Everyday Math units with focus on personal finances.

Identify the need for accuracy in mathematical computation.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
c. Critical thinking skills
Explore ethical issues identified in Immigration unit and in science studies.

Reflect on social situations and consider appropriate choices
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
d. Information and communication technology (ICT) literacy
Use computers to research, write, present and communicate.

Demonstrate responsible use of electronic resources.

  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
e. Interpersonal skills
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Refer to Health Curriculum

Participate in direct instruction on interpersonal skill-building taught by guidance counselor.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
f. Other academic skills and knowledge
Explore variety of  career options.

Participate in Career Day and reflect on qualifications and/or education needed for success in a given career.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
B.3. EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER INFORMATION
Students identify and locate different types of career and educational information resources and use them to explore school and career choice
Participate in Career Day.

Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Contribute to morning meeting, share.

Share personal information as citizen of the week, month - all about me, star student.

Use student news magazines (Weekly Reader, Scholastic News).

Biography Studies.

Participate in Responsive Classroom activities: Hopes and Dreams

Share personal information: autobiographies, all about me.

Student Portfolios.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
C. Learning To Make Decisions, Plan, Create Opportunities, And Make Meaningful Contributions:  Students identify, demonstrate, analyze, and evaluate the main components of the planning process, their ability to balance career, college, and citizenship roles; their ability to apply successful strategies for effective decision making; their ability to analyze the influence of diverse and changing societal and global economic needs on personal decision making and career and educational planning/success.
C.1. THE PLANNING PROCESS  Students identify the parts of the planning process that assist in making choices
a. self-knowledge
Participate in Career Day.

Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Contribute to morning meeting, share.

Share personal information as citizen of the week, month -all about me, star student.

Use student news magazines (Weekly Reader, Scholastic News).

Complete Biography Studies.

Participate in Responsive Classroom activities: Hopes and dreams

Share personal information: autobiographies, all about me.

Create Student Portfolios.

Participate in Career Day.

Interacy with guest speakers/artist in residence/Student weekly news magazines.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b. information and resources about career and educational options
Particpate in and reflect on Career Day.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
c. decision making skills
Refer to Health Curriculum.

Participate in Responsive Classroom.

  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
C.C.2.  DECISION MAKING  
Students identify  behaviors and decisions that reflect positive and negative consequences in school
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Participate in cooperative groups and reflect on effectiveness.

Reflect on social situations and consider appropriate choices .

Discuss Character Words.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meeting
ClC.3.  INFLUENCES ON DECISION MAKING  
Students identify behaviors that influence decision making in various settings
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Refer to Health Curriculum

Participate in direct instruction on imaking appropraite choices taught by guidance counselor and/or teachers.


Learn Character Words.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetin
DC.4.  SOCIETAL NEEDS AND CHANGES THAT INFLUENCE WORKPLACE SUCCESS
No performance indicator

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Vision
As the tides of the ocean and the strength of the mountain shape our community, the York Schools' commitment to educational excellence and individual achievement shapes the future of each student. 
Mission
The mission of York Schools is to educate, inspire and challenge all learners to be ethical citizens who will make a difference in a changing and complex world.