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MASTER PLANNING

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Master Planning resources provide overview and curriculum guides to help you plan curriculum implementation. These documents are oversight and 'airplane" view documents that help you plan the scope and sequence of implementing the curriculum as a whole.

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RLA Unit Resources

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INSTRUCTOR GUIDE
LEARNER WORKBOOK
4 POWER POINTS
UNIT RESOURCES

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UNIT 1: ARE YOU READY

CONCEPT: Introduction to Learning Styles
FEATURED CAREER: Career Exploration
WORKFORCE VALUE: Employability
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Career Styles and Preferences

UNIT 2: THINK LIKE A PROFESSIONAL

CONCEPT: Introduction to Professional Writing and Communication
FEATURED CAREER: High-Growth | High-Demand Industries
WORKFORCE VALUE: Employability
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Employability and Career Pathways

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UNIT 3: POINT OF VIEW

CONCEPT: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Person
FEATURED CAREER: Cosmetologist
WORKFORCE VALUE: Independence
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Professional Dress Code

UNIT 4: ANALYZING RELATIONSHIPS

CONCEPT: Compare/Contrast and Signal Words
FEATURED CAREER: Real Estate Appraiser
WORKFORCE VALUE: Integrity
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Time Management and Scheduling

UNIT 5: EVALUATING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Ratio and Proportion
FEATURED CAREER: Pharmacy Technician
WORKFORCE VALUE: Resiliency
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Reality Check

UNIT 6: WORDS IN CONTEXT AND MAIN IDEA

CONCEPT: Words in Context, Main Idea, and Supporting Idea
FEATURED CAREER: Medical Assistant
WORKFORCE VALUE: Equity
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Discrimination

UNIT 7: DEVELOPING IDEAS, SUPPORT, AND CITING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Central Theme and Text Structure Review
FEATURED CAREER: Industrial Machine Mechanic
WORKFORCE VALUE: Courage
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Gender Bias

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UNIT 8: POINT OF VIEW

CONCEPT: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Person
FEATURED CAREER: Cosmetologist
WORKFORCE VALUE: Independence
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Professional Dress Code

UNIT 9: ANALYZING RELATIONSHIPS

CONCEPT: Implications and Prediction
FEATURED CAREER: Loan Officer
WORKFORCE VALUE: Empathy
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Network

UNIT 10: EVALUATING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Critical Thinking: Accuracy, Depth, Relevancy | Broad, Specific
FEATURED CAREER: Medical Laboratory Technician
WORKFORCE VALUE: Humility
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Contingency Plans

UNIT 11: WORDS IN CONTEXT AND MAIN IDEA

CONCEPT: Citations, Context, Summary, Political Cartoons
FEATURED CAREER: Industrial Engineer
WORKFORCE VALUE: Flexibility
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Block Scheduling

UNIT 12: DEVELOPING IDEAS, SUPPORT, AND CITING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Word Choice, Tone, and Persuasion
FEATURED CAREER: Personal Financial Advisor
WORKFORCE VALUE: Equality
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Work Language and Slang

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UNIT 13: POINT OF VIEW

CONCEPT: Primary and Secondary Sources and Research
FEATURED CAREER: Market Research Analyst
WORKFORCE VALUE: Empathy
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Digital Footprint

UNIT 14: ANALYZING RELATIONSHIPS

CONCEPT: Complex Text
FEATURED CAREER: Registered Nurse
WORKFORCE VALUE: Equity
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Time Fraud | Buddy Clock Punching

UNIT 15: EVALUATING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Critical Thinking: Clear, Logical, Fair, Precise
FEATURED CAREER: Accountant
WORKFORCE VALUE: Independence
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Oversharing on Social Media

UNIT 16: WORDS IN CONTEXT AND MAIN IDEA

CONCEPT: Five Relationships Among Sentences | Political Cartoons
FEATURED CAREER: Construction Laborer
WORKFORCE VALUE: Courage
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Phones and Texting

UNIT 17: DEVELOPING IDEAS, SUPPORT, AND CITING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Critical Thinking: Accuracy, Depth, Relevancy | Broad, Specific
FEATURED CAREER: Mechanical Engineer Technician
WORKFORCE VALUE: Resiliency
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Emergencies and Calling in Sick

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UNIT 18: POINT OF VIEW

CONCEPT: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Person
FEATURED CAREER: Surgical Technologist
WORKFORCE VALUE: Humility
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Communicating with Supervisors

UNIT 19: ANALYZING RELATIONSHIPS

CONCEPT: Analyzing Relationships
FEATURED CAREER: Paramedic
WORKFORCE VALUE: Flexibility
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Work Participation and Initiative

UNIT 20: EVALUATING EVIDENCE

CONCEPT: Critical Thinking: Clear, Logical, Fair, Precise
FEATURED CAREER: Solar Photovoltaic Installer
WORKFORCE VALUE: Integrity
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Work Ethic

UNIT 21: WORDS IN CONTEXT AND MAIN IDEA

CONCEPT: Words in Context, Main Idea, and Supporting Idea
FEATURED CAREER: Chef and Head Cook
WORKFORCE VALUE: Empathy
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Human Resources and Help

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UNIT 22: CELEBRATION

CONCEPT: Celebration and Goal Setting
WORKFORCE TOPIC: Goal Presentation

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