Grade 7 C&E

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Barbara Maling
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

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207- 363-3403

Grade Seven Career Prep
Scope and Sequence


Students will be actively involved in learning experiences focused on:
  • Practicing self-advocacy with Guidance personnel and teacher Support
  • Arriving punctually and prepared and on a regular basis for class/school based activities
  • Following directions
  • Participating and contributing in class/school/group/team activities
  • Managing and following schedules and assignments
  • Using efficient time management and completing assignments on time
  • Adhering to dress code
  • Managing belongings in an organized manner
  • Participating in self-evaluations
  • Contributing to team building exercises
  • Navigating social interactions effectively and respecting authority
  • Comparing and contrasting similarities and differences between school and work
  • Using computers and adhering to internet safety policies and copyright laws and safety
  • Solving Connected Math problems based on real world situations and the understanding the importance of competent calculator use
  • Exploring various cultures and lifestyles of the present

YORK SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
CURRICULUM ALIGNMENT
SUBJECT AREA: CAREER AND EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT 
GRADE: 7

Content Standards
Performance Indicators
Performance Indicators
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 self-concept; andtheir ability to develop and recognize the positive interpersonal skills that effectively nfluence work and relationships with others..
A.1. SELF-KNOWLEDGE AND SELF-CONCEPT   
Students explain how interests, skills, habits of mind, and experiences support and maintain a positive self-concept.
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.

Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Maintain personal belongings in an organized manner.

Follow schedule appropriately.

Attend school on a regular basis.

Participate in class/school-based activities.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
A.2.  BELIEFS AND BEHAVIORS THAT LEAD TO SUCCESS  
Students analyze how positive and negative personal traits, choices about behaviors, and the belief that one can successfully complete tasks/goals affect success in school.
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.

Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Compare and contrast similarities and differences between school and work.

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, chorus, student council).

Maintain personal belongings in an organized manner

Follow schedule appropriately

Attend school on a regular basis

Participate in class/school-based activities.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
A.3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS  Students demonstrate behaviors that reflect positiveinterpersonal skills and analyze how positive interpersonal skills lead to success in a variety of school, work, and community settings.
a.  Getting along with others
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, chorus, student council).

Complete assignments in a timely manner.

Maintain personal belongings in an organized manner

Follow schedule appropriately

Attend school on a regular basis

Participate in class/school-based activities.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b.  Respecting diversity
Participate in and demonstrate effective behaviors and strategies.

Participate in co-curricular Civil Rights Team as optional activity.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
c. Working as a member of a team
Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Participate in co-curricular such as sports teams, Civil Rights Team, School Newspaper, Yearbook, Green Team as optional activities.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
d. Managing conflict
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum.

Participate in and demonstrate effective behaviors and strategies.

Participate in co-curricular Civil Rights Team as optional activity.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
e. Accepting/Giving/Using Constructive Feedback
Refer to Grade 7 ELA curriculum.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
f. Accepting Responsibility for personal behavior
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum

Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Experiment in team building exercises.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, student council).

Maintain personal belongings in an organized manner

Attend school on a regular basis

Participate in class/school-based activities.

Practice self-advocacy with
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
g. Demonstrating ethical behavior
Demonstrate understanding of appropriate use by complying with copyright laws and safety.

Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum.

Participate in and demonstrate effective behaviors and strategies.

Participate in co-curricular Civil Rights Team as optional activity.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
h. Following established rules/etiquette for observing/listening
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum

Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
i. Demonstrating safe behavior
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum.

Participate in classes on Internet Safety.

Demonstrate understanding of appropriate use by complying with copyright laws and safety.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
j. Dealing with peer pressure
Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum.

Participate in classes on Internet Safety.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
A.4. CAREER AND LIFE ROLES  Students develop and demonstrate positive strategies that aid in accomplishing tasks, creating balance among their career and life roles, and reducing stress.
a. Time management
Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Negotiate peer relationships/social interactions.

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, chorus, student council).

Complete assignments in a timely manner.

Maintain personal belongings in an organized manner

Follow schedule appropriately

Attend school on a regular basis

Participate in class/school-based activities.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b. Goal setting
Refer to Grade 7 ELA Curriculum.

Refer to Grade 7 Health Curriculum.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
c. Resource management
Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Negotiate peer relationships/social interactions.

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, chorus, horizons).

Maintain personal belongings in an organized manner.

Attend school on a regular basis

Participate in class/school-based activities.

Use computer for research and site sources.

Demonstrate understanding of appropriate use by complying with copyright laws and safety.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
B. Learning About And Exploring Education, Career And Life Roles: Students identify, demonstrate, analyze, and evaluate:an 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 goals; andthe ability to identify and use education and career information for life-long learning to achieve success.
B.1. RELATIONSHIPS AMONG LEARNING, WORK, THE COMMUNITY, AND GLOBAL ECONOMY    
Students explain how educational achievement and lifelong learning lead to increased participation in school, work, community, and the world.
Compare and contrast similarities and differences between school and work.

  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
B.2. SKILLS FOR INDIVIDUAL/PERSONAL SUCCESS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY  
Students analyze their skills in relation to those that lead to learning and success in the classroom, and the achievement of school, work, career, and personal life goals.
a. Literacy skills
Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Read and sign appropriate use policy for computer/Internet use.

Use computer for research and site sources.

Demonstrate understanding of appropriate use by complying with copyright laws and safety.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b. Numeracy
Participate in CMP problem-solving lessons based on real world situations.

Demonstrate and recognize need for competency in fact mastery.

Use calculators competently for assigned tasks.

Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.


Navigate social interactions effectively.

Read and sign appropriate use policy for computer/Internet use.


  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
c. Critical thinking skills
Refer to Grade 7 Math Curriculum.

Refer to Grade 7 ELA Curriculum.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
d. Infomation and communication technology (ICT) literacy.
Use computer for research and site sources.

Demonstrate understanding of appropriate use by complying with copyright laws and safety.

Participate in classes on Internet Safety.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
e. Interpersonal skills
Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Adhere to dress code.

Follow directions.

Respect authority.

Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Practice self-advocacy with Guidance and Teachers support.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
f. Other academic skills and knowledge
B.3. EDUCATION AND CAREER INFORMATION
Students locate and analyze the use of different types of resources, including occupational information and labor market information, to explore post-secondary education, training, and career choices.
Negotiate peer relationships/social interactions.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
C. Learning To Make Decisions, Plan and 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, career and education planning/success.
C.1. THE PLANNING PROCESS   Students explain how the parts of theplanning process assist in the exploration of education and work opportunities, and serve as tools for setting short-term and long-term goals.
a. self-knowledge
Participate in cooperative learning groups.

Participate & Experiment in team building exercises through Outdoor Education Experience.

Contribute in any group activities.

Navigate social interactions effectively.

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, student council).
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
b. looking for and creating personal career options
c. decision making skills
Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, chorus, student council.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
C.2.  DECISION-MAKING  
Students compare and apply different models for decision making including the rational, intuitive, and consultative models for setting short-term and long-term goals in career and education.
Refer to Grade 7 ELA Curriculum

Use planner to manage scheduled assignments, long-term assignments, special activities (band, student council).
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
C.3.  INFLUENCES ON DECISION MAKING  
Students identify behaviors that influence career and education decision making.
Arrive at school/class punctually and prepared.

Participate in discussion by asking questions and listening.

Use plan book and binders to get organized.

Manage schedule and assignments.

Practice efficient time management; i.e., assignments completed on time.

Complete self-evaluations of tasks; i.e., rubrics.

Adhere to dress code.
Follow directions.

Respect authority.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings
C.4.  SOCIETAL NEEDS AND CHANGES THAT INFLUENCE WORKPLACE SUCCESS  Students identify and explain how diverse and changing societal and global needs,  including economic needs, influence personal decision making.
Refer to Grade 7 Social Studies Curriculum.

Explore various cultures and lifestyles of the present.
  • rubrics
  • tests
  • quizzes
  • projects
  • group work
  • work samples
  • portfolios
  • teacher feedback
  • report cards
  • progress reports
  • teacher web pages
  • emails
  • Power School
  • parent-teacher conferences
  • newsletters
  • informational meetings

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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.