Employment

Click on the blue link to open a competency-based lesson plan.

 

 

4.1  Understand basic principles of getting a job

4.1.2  Follow procedures for applying for a job, applications, resumes, and letters of application

   GCFLearnFree.org

   Click on "Job Application"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Employment Unit (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans 

   EL Civics Employment Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Employment Unit (Advanced Level)

   Multi-Cultural Educational Services

   Click on "Filling Out a Form"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Introduction to Employment Applications"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Completing the Employment Application"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Writing a Cover Letter/Letter of Application"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "What is a Resume?"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Developing the Resume"

 

4.1.3  Identify and use sources of information about job opportunities such as job descriptions, job ads and announcements, and about the workforce and job market

   GCFLearnFree.org

   Click on "Classifieds"

   Lesson Plans for Employment

   "Reading Classified Job Abbreviations"

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Employment Unit (Beginning Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Employment Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Employment Unit (Advanced Level)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Where to Look for Jobs"

   Reading for Life

   "Job Advertisements"

   REEP Curriculum for Adults

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Job Ads" (250 and 350) and "Job Search"

 

4.1.4  Identify and use information about training opportunities

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Education Unit (Intermediate Level)

   Miracosta College ESL Lesson Plans

   EL Civics Education Unit (Advanced Level)

 

4.1.5  Identify procedures involved in interviewing for a job, such as arranging for an interview, acting and dressing appropriately, and selecting appropriate questions and responses

   Lanternfish

   "Job Fair - A Role-Play Lesson Plan"

   Lesson Plans for Employment

   "A Winning Job Interview Webquest" (Intermediate/Advanced ESL and ABE)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Preparing for the Interview"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Interview" (Videotaping)

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Writing the Post-Interview Thank-You Note"

   REEP ESL Curriculum for Adults

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Evaluating Job Candidates"

 

4.1.8  Identify common occupations and the skills and education required for them

   REEP ESL Curriculum for Adults

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Job Titles and Tasks"

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Job Duties and Reponsibilities"

 

4.1.9  Identify procedures for career planning, including self-assessment

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "The Right Job - Self-Assessment"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "The Right Job - Job Assessment"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "The Right Job - "Setting Goals"

   REEP ESL Curriculum for Adults

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Past and Present Jobs/Job Goals" and "Job Preferences" and "Comparing Jobs and Applicants"

 

4.2  Understand wages, benefits, and concepts of employee organizations

4.2.1  Interpret wages, wage deductions, benefits, and timekeeping forms

   GCFLearnFree.org

   Click on "Time Sheet"

   Multi-Cultural Educational Services

   Click on "Using a Timesheet"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Completing a Timesheet"

   Reading for Life

   "Reading Pay Stubs"

   Talking Points Worksheets - "Insurance" (Student Worksheets)

     "Insurance" - Teaching Suggestions

     "Insuring Body Parts" - TP Homework

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 2: "Beginning Employment: Your Pay and Your Paycheck"

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 4: "Overtime"

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 8: "Unemployment Insurance"

 

4.2.2  Interpret information about employee organizations

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 3: "Rights of Workers Under 18"

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 4: "Overtime"

 

4.2.3  Interpret employment contracts and union agreements

   Massachusetts Worker Education Roundtable

   Click on Workplace Health and Safety Curriculum

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Work Benefits"

   Talking Point Worksheets - "Know Your Unions" (Student Handout)

     "Know Your Unions!" - Teaching Suggestions

     "Trade Unions" - TP Worksheets

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 1: "Introductions to Worker's Basic Legal Protection on the Job"

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 7: "Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 10: "Temporary and Day Laborers"

 

4.2.4  Interpret employee handbooks, personnel policies, and job manuals

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "New on the Job"

   REEP ESL Curriculum for Adults

   in Work Lesson {lans, click on "Rights and Responsibilities"

 

4.3  Understand work-related safety standards and procedures

4.3.1  Interpret safety signs found in the workplace

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Safety on the Job"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Work Safety"

 

4.3.4  Report working conditions and work-related accidents, injuries, and damages

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Reporting an Accident"

   Living in America - Davidson County Community College, North Carolina

   Click on Unit Thirteen - "Workplace Safety"

   Massachusetts Worker Education Roundtable

   Click on Workplace and Safety ESOL Curriculum

   The Boss Can't Do That, Can He? (A Worker's Rights Curriculum) UMass Labor Extension

   Click on Module 6: "Health and Safety Protection and Worker's Compensation"

   The Virginia Adult Learning Resources Center (Virginia Commonwealth University)

   Go to General Construction - click on Lesson 4: "Worker Rights"

 

4.4  Understand concepts and materials related to job performance and training

4.4.1  Identify appropriate behavior, attire, attitudes, and social interaction, and other factors that affect job retention and advancement

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Calling in Sick, Late, or Absent"

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Work Relationships"

   REEP ESL Curriculum for Adults

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Good Work Habits"

 

4.4.2  Identify appropriate skills and education for getting a job and getting a promotion

   REEP ESL Curriculum for Adults

   In Work Lesson Plans, click on "Good Work Habits"

 

4.4.3  Interpret job-related signs, charts, diagrams, forms, and procedures, and record information on forms and charts

   The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center (Virginia Commonwealth University)

   Go to General Construction - click on Lesson 3: "Work Schedules"

   The Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center (Virginia Commonwealth University)

   Go to Painting - click on Lesson 5: "Painting Safely"

  

4.6  Communicate effectively in the workplace

4.6.1  Follow, clarify, give or provide feedback to instructions, give and respond appropriately to criticism

   North Carolina Curriculum Guide

   "Communication Skills at Work"

 

4.6.2  Interpret and write work-related correspondence, including notes, memos, letters, and email

   Lanternfish

   "Would You Like to Leave a Message"

 

4.8  Demonstrate effectiveness in working with other people

4.8.2  Identify ways to learn from others and to help others learn job-related concepts and skills

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Asking for Help and Giving Help"

 

4.8.3  Demonstrate effective communication skills in working with customers and clients

   Hope Link Adult Education - State of Washington

   "Responding to Customer Complaints"

   Hotel T.E.A.C.H. Curriculum - Center for Immigration and Training

   "Greeting and Welcoming Guests"

   

 

 

 

 

 

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