Kindergarten Career & Education

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Barbara Maling
Director of Curriculum and Instruction

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Grade K & 1 Career and Education Development
Scope and Sequence


Students will be actively involved in learning experiences focused on:
  • Preparing for the Future
  • Responsive Classroom Activities
  • Morning Meetings
  • Classroom Rules
  • Academic Choice
  • “I messages”
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Cooperative Learning 
  • Oral Presentations
  • Practice smooth transitions 
  • Perform classroom jobs and skills needed for successful performance 
  • Education/Career Planning and Management
  • Hopes and Dreams goal setting activities
  • Recognize a variety of community member occupations
  • Identify need for employment
  • Differentiate between goods and services
  • Integrated and Applied Learning 
  • Explore computer programs and applications
  • Participate in recycling
  • Participate in Earth Day activities
  • Science units
  • Farm unit (K)
  • Coastal Studies (K-2)

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

Content Standard
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 self-concept; andtheir ability to develop and recognize the positive interpersonal skills that effectively influence work and relationships with others.
A.1. SELF-KNOWLEDGE AND SELF-CONCEPT   
Students identify interests, skills, and habits of mind that build a positive self-concept.
Participate in Responsive Classroom activities.
lSharing personal news
lHopes and dreams
lPuzzles

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character words of the Month.

Cooperate in group and class tasks.

Practice smooth transitions through daily routines.

Discuss importance of regular attendance and punctuality.

Discuss career options.
  • 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 identify and demonstrate the skills, behaviors, and attitudes that lead to success in schoolwork.
Participate in Responsive Classroom activities:
lSharing personal news
lHopes and dreams
lPuzzles

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character words of the Month.

Participate in morning routines.

Practice delivery of oral presentations.

Cooperate in group and class tasks.

Practice smooth transitions through daily routines.

Discuss importance of regular attendance and punctuality.

Discuss career options.

Discuss in class meetings impact of saving on ability to purchase goods.

Participate in recycling.

Participate in "Earth Day" activities.

Participate in simulations of appropriate social skills behavior during social skills classes taught by 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
A.3. INTERPERSONAL SKILLS  Students identify social skills that influence interpersonal relationships in positive ways
a.  Getting along with others
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character words of the Month.

Participate in morning routines.

Practice delivery of oral presentations.

Cooperate in group and class tasks.

Practice smooth transitions through daily routines.

Discuss importance of regular attendance and punctuality.

Demonstrate appropriate interactions with peers during social skills lessons taught by 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
b.  Respecting differences
Participate in school assemblies focusing on Village C.A.R.E.S. program, especially Acceptance and Respect.
  • 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
Demonstrate ability to play math games in a small group.

Participate in cooperative 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
d. Managing conflict
Demonstrate ability to play math games in a small group.

Participate in cooperative 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
e. Accepting/Giving/Using Constructive Feedback
Portfolio review
  • 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
Demonstrate appropriate interactions with peers during social skills lessons taught by 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
g. Demonstrating ethical behavior
Demonstrate appropriate interactions with peers during social skills lessons taught by 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
A.4. CAREER AND LIFE ROLES  Students identify and discuss career roles.
Participate in Responsive Classroom.

Participate in cooperative groups.

Define character Words of the Month.

Participate in morning routines.

Practice delivery of oral presentations.

Recognize community jobs:
lpolice
lfirefighters
llibrarian
lfarmer
lfactory workers, etc.

Express reasons for parental and community employment:
lNeed to purchase goods and services
lNeed to produce goods
lNeed to provide services

Participate in Responsive Classroom discussions of obligations and responsibilities.

Identify:
lPlace in family through Everyday Math Connection
lRole in small group work

Perform classroom jobs.

Discuss roles and obligations of community members through 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
B. Learning About and Exploring Education and Career And Life RolesStudents 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 identify and demonstrate good study habits, attitudes, and behaviors that lead to successful relationships.
Participate in Responsive Classroom activities:
lgreet others
lshare personal news
lclass meeting problem solving

Use "I" messages.
Demonstrate behaviors in cooperative groups.

Discuss, practice, and performs classroom jobs and skills needed for successful performance.

Participate in school assemblies about the Village C.A.R.E.S. Program.

Demonstrate appropriate interactions with peers during social skills lessons taught by 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
B.2. SKILLS FOR INDIVIDUAL/PERSONAL SUCCESS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY  
Students identify literacy and numeracy as skills that lead to improvement and success in the classroom.
Participate in classroom discussions regarding the importance of literacy and numeracy.
  • 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. EDUCATION AND CAREER INFORMATION
Students identify and locate information resources at home, at school, and in the community that improve study habits, schoolwork, or educational achievement.
Explore use of computers:
lComputer lab
lClassroom
lHome
lBusiness
Practice calculator use in Everyday Math.

Participate in field trip to library and other local destinations.

  • 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 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; ane their ability to analyze the influence of diverse and changing societal and global economic needs on personal decision-making, and career education planning/success.
C.1. THE PLANNING PROCESS   Students identify and give examples of how they make choices and set personal goals for school.
Use "I" messages.

Demonstrate behaviors in cooperative groups.

Demonstrate ability to make choices during Academic Choice time.

  • 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.3.  INFLUENCES ON DECISION-MAKING  
Students identify people and experiences that influence decision-making in various settings.
Identify:
Place in family through Everyday Math Connection
Role in small group work

Perform classroom jobs.

Discuss roles and obligations of community members through Responsive Classroom.

Identify roles of staff, faculty, administration and students.
  • 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.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.