Due Dates, Deadlines, and Decisions

Share the secrets of successful post secondary planning! While completing part four of a six-part career and college readiness lessons, scholars create an events calendar for their junior and senior years. Topics include the college application process, financial aid, and time management.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Get your school's junior guidance counselor involved in the lesson by inviting them to help out with the calendar creation process
  • Provide each group with samples of program applications so they can work through them together
Classroom Considerations
  • Make sure learners have a good idea of what they plan to do after high school before beginning the lesson
  • The tips for putting your best foot forward in the application process are excellent
  • Working with others that have similar post secondary goals is great for brainstorming and building confidence
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