# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Independent Living Task 2031563995

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Compare career paths.

Definition

Comparison should include training, education, advancement opportunities, salary, employment outlook, and location of occupations within the various careers. Career/personality assessment may match individuals with particular industries and job titles.

Process/Skill Questions

Thinking
  • How do your interests, aptitudes, and abilities affect your career choices?
  • What information is available concerning careers in the industry that interests you?
  • How is the necessary information acquired? How do you know if a source is reliable?
  • How much information should be collected to make an informed decision about pursuing a career option?
  • Why must planning take place before selecting a career?
  • What is the difference between a job and a career?
  • How are assessment tools helpful in selecting a career?
  • How is career assessment related to career planning?
Communication
  • What communication skills are necessary to gather and evaluate information?
  • What level of mathematical, reading, and writing skills are required for advancement in your field?
  • How are benefits and disadvantages of a career properly evaluated?
  • What information is necessary to know about personal aptitudes, traits, and ambitions before thoughtful decisions can be made about pursuing a career option?
  • How could you use your skills to plan a career?
  • How could your skills be helpful to you on the job?
  • Why should you consider personal skills and interests in career planning?
  • Why should you consider your family goals and values when selecting a career?
Leadership
  • How can your career abilities and interests impact your leadership role in a company?
  • What leadership techniques might be used to effectively gather and evaluate career information?
  • What is an effective decision-making process to use when gathering and evaluating career information?
  • How can you prepare yourself for the job market of the future?
  • What might happen if you worked at a job you loved?
  • What might happen if you had a job you hated?
Management
  • What management skills are involved in a search for career information?
  • What resources are necessary to gather and evaluate career information?
  • Would you be willing to move to another community to get a job?
  • How can your interests and abilities impact job satisfaction?

Related Standards of Learning

English

8.6

The student will read, comprehend, and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Identify an author’s organizational pattern using textual clues, such as transitional words and phrases.
  2. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to analyze selections.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview or locate information.
  4. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  5. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, word choice, and impact.
  6. Analyze details for relevance and accuracy.
  7. Differentiate between fact and opinion.
  8. Identify the main idea.
  9. Summarize the text identifying supporting details.
  10. Identify cause and effect relationships.
  11. Evaluate, organize, and synthesize information for use in written and other formats.
  12. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  13. Use reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

9.5

The student will read and analyze a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Apply knowledge of text features and organizational patterns to understand, analyze, and gain meaning from texts.
  2. Make inferences and draw conclusions based on explicit and implied information using evidence from text as support.
  3. Analyze the author’s qualifications, viewpoint, and impact.
  4. Recognize an author’s intended purpose for writing and identify the main idea.
  5. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  6. Identify characteristics of expository, technical, and persuasive texts.
  7. Identify a position/argument to be confirmed, disproved, or modified.
  8. Evaluate clarity and accuracy of information.
  9. Analyze, organize, and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, complete a task, or create a product.
  10. Differentiate between fact and opinion and evaluate their impact.
  11. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  12. Use the reading strategies to monitor comprehension throughout the reading process.

10.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate nonfiction texts.
  1. Analyze text features and organizational patterns to evaluate the meaning of texts.
  2. Recognize an author’s intended audience and purpose for writing.
  3. Skim materials to develop an overview and locate information.
  4. Compare and contrast informational texts for intent and content.
  5. Interpret and use data and information in maps, charts, graphs, timelines, tables, and diagrams.
  6. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support as evidence.
  7. Analyze and synthesize information in order to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  8. Analyze ideas within and between selections providing textual evidence.
  9. Summarize, paraphrase, and synthesize ideas, while maintaining meaning and a logical sequence of events, within and between texts.
  10. Use reading strategies throughout the reading process to monitor comprehension.

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

History and Social Science

CE.14

The student will apply social science skills to understand personal finance and career opportunities by

  1. identifying talents, interests, and aspirations that influence career choice;
  2. identifying human capital such as attitudes and behaviors that strengthen the individual work ethic and promote career success;
  3. identifying human capital such as abilities, skills, and education and the changing supply of and demand for them in the economy;
  4. examining the impact of technological change and globalization on career opportunities;
  5. describing the importance of education to lifelong personal finances; and
  6. analyzing the financial responsibilities of citizenship, including evaluating common forms of credit, savings, investments, purchases, contractual agreements, warranties, and guarantees.

Other Related Standards

FCCLA National Programs

Financial Fitness: Earning

 

Power of One: A Better You

 

Power of One: Working on Working

 

FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)

Career Investigation

 

Entrepreneurship

 

Job Interview

 

National Programs in Action

 

Professional Presentation

 

National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education

3.1.1

Explain roles and functions of individuals engaged in consumer service careers.

3.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

3.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in consumer services.

3.1.4

Analyze the effects of the consumer service industry on local, state, national, and global economies.

3.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate skills needed for careers in consumer services.

3.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in consumer service professions.

4.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in early childhood, education, and services.

4.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment, entrepreneurial endeavors, and emerging careers.

4.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in education and early childhood.

4.1.4

Analyze the impact of early childhood, education, and services occupations on individual/family, local, state, national, and global economies.

4.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate education and early childhood knowledge and skills.

4.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in early childhood, education, and services.

5.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in facilities management and maintenance careers.

5.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

5.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in facilities management.

5.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in facilities management professions.

5.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate facilities management careers knowledge and skills.

5.1.4

Analyze the correlation between facilities management occupations and local, state, national, and global economies.

7.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in family and human services careers.

7.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

7.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in family and human services.

7.1.4

Analyze the effects of family and human service careers on local, state, national, and global economies.

7.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate family and human services knowledge and skills.

7.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in family and community services professions.

7.3.4

Demonstrate formal and informal assessment practices that evaluate participants' strengths, needs, preferences, and interests across the life span.

8.1.1

Explain the roles, duties, and functions of individuals engaged in food production and service careers.

8.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

8.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in food production and services.

8.1.4

Analyze the correlation between food production and services occupations and local, state, national, and global economies.

8.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate food production and services knowledge and skills.

8.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in food production and services.

9.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in food science, food technology, dietetics, and nutrition careers.

9.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

9.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in food science, food technology, dietetics, and nutrition.

9.1.4

Analyze the correlation between food science, dietetics, and nutrition occupations and local, state, national, and global economies.

9.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate food science, food technology, dietetics, and nutrition careers knowledge and skills.

9.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in food science, food technology, dietetics, and nutrition careers.

10.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in hospitality, tourism, and recreation careers.

10.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment in hospitality, tourism, and recreation careers.

10.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in the hospitality, tourism, and recreation professions.

10.1.4

Analyze the correlation between the hospitality industry and local, state, national and global economies.

10.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate hospitality, tourism, and recreation knowledge and skills.

10.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in hospitality, tourism, and recreation careers.

11.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in housing and interior design professions.

11.1.2

Analyze career paths and opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

11.1.3

Summarize education, training, and credentialing requirements and opportunities for career paths in housing and interior design.

11.1.4

Analyze the value of interior design to individuals, families, and society including the financial benefits and the impact of housing and interior design careers on individual/family, local, state, national, and global economies.

11.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate housing and interior design careers knowledge and skills.

11.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in housing and interior design careers.

16.1.1

Explain the roles and functions of individuals engaged in textiles, fashion, and apparel careers.

16.1.2

Analyze opportunities for employment and entrepreneurial endeavors.

16.1.3

Summarize education and training requirements and opportunities for career paths in textiles, fashion, and apparel industries.

16.1.4

Analyze the effects of textiles, fashion, and apparel industries on local, state, national, and global economies.

16.1.5

Create an employment portfolio to communicate textiles, fashion, and apparel knowledge and skills.

16.1.6

Analyze the role of professional organizations in textiles, fashion, and apparel industries.