Career Education

West Haven Public Schools

Unit Planning Organizer

Revised September 2010

Subject – Food and Careers                                                        

Grade – 10 -12

Unit- Career Education                                                               

Pacing – 2 weeks

Essential Question(s):

  • What career opportunities exist in the food service industry?
  • How is the professional kitchen structured?

Big Idea(s):

  • With the right skills you can be successful in the food service industry
  • A college education is a “leg up,” not a guaranteed job

CT State Standards (includes West Haven’s “Priority” GLES’s in BOLD and “Supporting” Standards)

  • ACF 11: human relations skills
    • 1. Demonstrate effective communication skills and interpersonal relationships.
    • 4. Demonstrate professionalism and a strong work ethic.
    •  5. Discuss employment applications.
    • 6. Demonstrate interviewing skills.
    • 8. Discuss methods of conflict resolution.
    • 11. Discuss methods of dealing with stress in the workplace.
    • 12. Demonstrate information technology communications (i.e. emails, internet searches, letters, etc;).
    • 13. Outline current federal and state employment laws (i.e. Equal Opportunity, Harassment, Affirmative Action, Wage an Hour, etc;).

“Unwrapped” Concepts and Skills, and Bloom Levels (BL)

Concepts(Need to Know)

Skills(Able to Do)

BL

Communication skills

Work ethic

Employment applications

Interviewing skills

Conflict resolution

Stress in the workplace

Technology communications

Federal and state employment laws

Teacher added

 

Demonstrate

Demonstrate

Discuss

Demonstrate

 

Discuss

 

Discuss

 

Demonstrate

 

Outline

 5

 4

 5

 

2

 

2

 

2

 

1