ERIC Number: ED405506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Collaborative Lesson Plans.
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.
This collection consists of 41 collaborative lesson plans developed by 99 Virginia teachers at 18 primarily High Schools that Work (HSTW) and tech prep sites. It is divided into three sections: career connection, community connection, and consumer connection. Two types of lesson descriptions which support HSTW key practices, and Virginia's Tech Prep goals appear in each section. "Features" detail the real-world connection, materials needed, activities, and evaluation method. "Ideas" present a brief description of the activity. Career Connection lessons are as follows: An Account to Remember; Getting Down to Business; Safety First; Sound Check; The American Dream; Blood Typing; Flower Show; Growing, Growing, Grown; Here's Looking at You; Inch by Inch; Newsplash; Paper Planes; Raising the Roof; Shampoo Analysis; Tell Me a Story; and Wild News. Community Connection contains the following lessons: Exploring Culture through Weddings; How an Epidemic Spreads; La Fete de Mardi Gras; Mining and the Environment; America the Beautiful; Art and Religion in India; Un Buen Negocio; Genetics; Human Population Growth Rates; Is There Life Out There?; A New Industry; and Picture This. Consumer Connection consists of these lessons: Building a Foundation; Emergency! Chemical Spill; If I Had Terminal Cancer; Is Your Soap a Good Antiseptic?; Avoiding the Charge; Carbon Dioxide Production and Metabolism; Healthy Choices; House Beautiful; Learning from the Ancient Past; Making the Right Decision; Metric Conversions to Spanish; What Is a Serving?; and You and Your Blood Pressure. An index lists lesson plans by content subject area. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Education, Cooperative Planning, Economics, English Instruction, Fine Arts, Geography Instruction, Health Education, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Lesson Plans, Marketing, Mathematics Instruction, Physical Education, Science Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Teacher Collaboration, Technology Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center, 2200 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060-2208 (catalog #8.96.15AC, $10.92).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Office of Vocational, Adult, and Employment Training Services.; Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.