# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Individual Development Collaborative Lesson Idea

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Collaborative Lesson Idea

A Golden Legacy

English, U.S. History, Family and Consumer Sciences, Special Education


Taking it out of the classroom
Students visit an assisted-living facility throughout the year to interact with and collect information from the residents. They participate in activities with them and later shared the results of their research.

Materials needed


Evaluation of student performance
Individual and team performances rated acceptable according to teacher’s guidelines for each assignment   and end-of-year survey of residents

Related Academic Standards of Learning
History and Social Science

This lesson idea came from Virginia Beach City Public Schools
Virginia Beach Central Academy
Mary Dees, English teacher
Paulette Laverty, Special Education teacher
Margaret Lovell, Special Education teacher
Melanie Pahno, English teacher
Lynette Patrick, Work and Family Studies teacher
Kathy Weck, Special Education teacher