1 Semester – 1/2 Credit Bible & 1/2 Credit Practical Arts, graduation REQUIREMENT

Description: challenges young adults with the biblical concept of life stewardship and provides resources to wisely and faithfully build their own career plan. (Acts 17:11 – Blue Letter Bible)

Topics – Units:

  1. God’s Will– Making Wise Choices
  2. Gifts– Determining Spiritual Endowment
  3. Talents– Exploring Abilities
  4. Interests– Evaluating Motivations
  5. Personality– Developing Character
  6. Experiences– Examining Influences
  7. Relationships– Understanding Connections
  8. Post-high School– Planning a Strategy

Assessment: Assignments, journals, discussions, and presentations will be used to demonstrate learning. Students will complete activities that aid in understanding life stewardship.

A course schedule will be posted on the guidance web site.

Students can earn five participation points every class period. Credit may be made up due to an excused absence.

Quizzes will be given upon completion of each unit. These will also be the semester final exam.

Each unit will have memory verses. Students may practice during the short, focused touch-typing practice at the beginning of class.

“Points Earned” divided by “Points Available” will determine a student’s average.  The Grading Scale is in the student handbook. Late work is accepted at 75% (1 day late) and 50% (2 days late). Missing work due to an excusable absence should be made up as soon as possible (up to three days). Work must be turned in BEFORE an excused absence due to a school activity.

Materials:  Handouts and worksheets will be distributed to assist students with projects.  Each will be provided a 1.5-inch, 3-ring binder to store material and create a portfolio of work.

Resources:  Life-Shaping Decisions; Applying God’s Word to Career Planning, Decision Making and the Will of God, Cure for the Common Life, What’s an Alpha-Beta-Soupa, Do You Want Fries with That?, and Missouri Connections Career Education.

Online activities

Guest speakers: professionals involved in career planning

Behavior Expectations: Be Prompt – Be Prepared – Be Productive – Be Polite