Hands-On Materials

High School Curricula and Lesson Plans

The curricula and stand-alone lessons in this section can be used in a variety of settings, such as advisories, after-school programs, small groups, and classroom presentations.  Each lesson is at least 20 minutes long.

 

Resources

View Resource information(1 resource)College Requirements

Stages of College Requirements- Talking Points

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This document provides information on the college preparation process for Community College, CSU, UC, Private, Tests, etc. Stages_of_College_Requirements_Talking_Points.pdf (351.31KB)

View Resource information(18 resources)Believing the College Dream

Believing the College Dream Contents

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lists all of the lessons and workshops offered by the Believing the College Dream Curricula. Table_of_Contents.pdf (47.38KB)

Believing the College Dream Preface

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This offers important information about the Believing the College Dream curricula. Preface.pdf (47.16KB)

Who Are the Copilots in My Life?

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

Through this lesson students will identify who the copilots (trusted adults) are in their lives. Section_A1.pdf (99.62KB)

Oral History

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

Students are asked to talk to trusted adults in their lives to share and learn from this valuable resource. Section_A2.pdf (87.41KB)

What Does Success Mean to Me?

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

Through this lesson students will begin the process of understanding what success means to them. Section_A3.pdf (70.1KB)

Who am I?

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This activities in this lesson will allow students to see themselves as members of larger communities and will identify specific individuals on whom they can count on for support. Section_B1.pdf (296.19KB)

Road Map to Success

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

In this lesson, students identify their goals and develop a plan of action to achieve them. Section_B2.pdf (193.21KB)

Navigating the Road to My Future

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson will teach students to understand that even if there are faced by challenges causing setbacks or detours, the challenges can also help them grown and learn. Section_C1.pdf (257.84KB)

Helping My Friends Stay On Track

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

These activities will allow students to explore the pros and cons of getting advice and support from their copilots. Also, students will explore was in which they will help their peers stay on track. Section_C2.pdf (193.34KB)

The Benefits of College

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

Through these activities students will understand the benefits of college. Section_D1.pdf (306.15KB)

Educating Myself Benefits Others

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson will help students and families learn how the community benefits from higher education. Students will also learn how important they are to their community and global society. Section_D2.pdf (243.21KB)

What Type of Student Am I?

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson will teach students to understand the skills and resources needed to be a successful in school. Section_E1.pdf (427.39KB)

What Types of Students Do Colleges Want?

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson allows students to explore the skills and activities they need to build upon in order to prepare for the college admissions process. Section_E2.pdf (278.67KB)

Changes, Choices and Lessons

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson explores different types of personal, academic, and social changes students are likely to experience over the next few years. It also explores the factors that should be taken into consideration when making a choice or decision. Section_F1.pdf (507.98KB)

Preparing for High School and Beyond

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

Students will explore different forms of transition, beginning with experiences a copilot had, differences between elementary and middle school, middle school and high school and high school and college. Students will also learn whom to turn to for support and advice. Section_F2.pdf (705.83KB)

Curriculum Reflection

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson allows students to reflect upon what they have learned and identify the most effective activities. Section_G1.pdf (229.05KB)

Student Education Pledge

2010 UC Berkeley, Center For Educational Partnerships

This lesson allows students to reflect upon important lessons, explore the importance of maintaining responsibility to themselves and lastly complete their own Student Education Pledge. Section_G2.pdf (226.51KB)

Friends and Family Night

2010 UC Berkeley, Center For Educational Partnerships

This lesson brings students and their families together to celebrate student achievement, recognize the support of family and friends, and allow students to showcase their work and lesson they learned through the curriculum. Section_G3.pdf (118.8KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Different College Systems

College Mascot Bingo

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson introduces the Mascot Loteria/Bingo game explaining that in California there are hundreds of colleges and universities to chose from. Students learn the importance of starting research on college dreams as early as possible. College_Masccot_Bingo.pdf (745.46KB)

College Systems Jeopardy

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson introduces the 4 different systems of higher education in California through a Jeopardy game show format. College_Systems_Jeopardy.pdf (125.15KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Financial Aid

Financial Aid Presentation (9th & 10th grade)

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson provides a financial aid basics for freshmen and sophomores. The quiz and key facts can be used to facilitate a discussion on financial aid options. Underclassmen_FA_Presentation.pdf (140.85KB)

Financial Aid Choice Game

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This game is a fun way to introduce students to financial aid information and ideas that will assist them in their plan to pay for college. Financial_Aid_Choices_Game.pdf (219.44KB)

View Resource information(2 resources)Miscellaneous College Knowledge Activities

College-Going Activities

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This document provides cheap and easy ways to create a college-going culture in high school. It includes simple activities that can be done in the classroom or school-wide. Cheap_and_Easy_CGC_Activities_for_MS_and_HS.pdf (121.86KB)

Planning a College Day

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson describes different ways to plan and implement a college day with several themes to choose from. These events can range from something very short and simple to a more elaborate event which entails full staff buy-in, planning time and implementation. Planning_a_College_Day.pdf (2178.6KB)

View Resource information(1 resource)Preparing and Transitioning

Preparing for High School and Beyond

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This is a three part lesson plan on preparing students for high school and beyond, including transitioning and overcoming challenges. Preparing_for_High_School_and_Beyond.pdf (70.44KB)

View Resource information(13 resources)Realizing the College Dream

Who Wants to Spend $20,000?

2010 UC Berkeley, Center For Educational Partnerships

This lesson from Realizing the College Dream assists with understanding that money spent on education is a good investment. This lesson also teaches the difference in earning power between a high school diploma and a college degree, as well as becoming aware of the long-term outcomes of financial choices. Who_Wants_to_Spend_20,000.pdf (289.37KB)

Being a Wise Borrower

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson will help guide students through the process of borrowing and managing money in a responsible way so they are prepared once they are old enough to obtain credit. Most students are never taught how to manage their money, the importance of balancing their checkbooks or how detrimental the effect of bad credit can be on their future. Being_a_Wise_Borrower.pdf (141.46KB)

College 101

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

In this lesson, students will research the systems of higher education in their state, and then conduct more detailed research on three different types of colleges. Students also will gain a basic understanding of college admission requirements and identify colleges or universities that interest them. College_101.pdf (264.65KB)

Comparing Financial Aid Packages

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

In this lesson, your students compare and contrast financial aid packages from four different institutions for a fictional student, so that by the time they receive their own offer letter from one or more colleges, they have the skills to evaluate their financial aid packages and determine which offer best suits their financial circumstances and educational and career goals. Comparing_Financial_Aid_Packages.pdf (205.29KB)

Debunking the Myths of Financial Aid

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson is meant to teach students about financial aid and how to apply. It also helps students to understand the sources and various types of financial aid and encourage all college bound students to apply for financial aid. Debunking_FA_Myths.pdf (405.2KB)

Dream a Little Dream: Imagining My Future

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

During this activity students are asked to dream about what they hope their futures will look like and how much money they will need each month to support their chosen life-style. This activity will also help students to think about their futures and how much money they will need each month to support their chosen life-style. Dream_a_Little_Dream.pdf (171.28KB)

Exploring Career Options

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This lesson will help guide students’ thinking about the types of careers or jobs they might want to pursue, what they might need to do in order to reach their objectives, and how college might help them achieve their goals. The lesson begins by identifying student interests and the different types of careers that are related to those interests. It culminates with a research project on specific careers and career clusters. Exploring_Career_Options.pdf (206.1KB)

The Life and Times of a First-Generation College Student

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

In this lesson, students will read and discuss the profiles of first-generation college students, and then interview and write a short biography of someone they know who is a college student or college graduate. Life_and_Times_of_First_Generation.pdf (183.65KB)

Mock College Admissions

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

In this lesson, students review the basics of the college-admission process in a group-oriented, hands-on activity. This activity will provide a “behind-the-scenes” look at college admissions. Participants will be divided into small groups and will play the role of admissions officers. Each group will be given a set of “students” and will decide which students will be admitted to “their” university. Mock_College_Admissions.pdf (150.63KB)

Preparing for College: A Guide for Families

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This workshop presentation introduces parents and guardians to the basics of college preparation and college admissions. Used in conjunction with Lesson B1: Debunking the Myths of Financial Aid, it also provides information on preparing financially for college. Preparing_for_College.pdf (379.99KB)

Realizing the College Dream (Contents)

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This document contains the Table of Contents for Realizing the College Dream curriculum binder. It includes a list of different workshops and presentations you can use with students. Realizing_Contents.pdf (79.4KB)

Realizing the College Dream (Preface)

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This document introduces the Realizing the College Dream curriculum and gives a description of how the curriculum can be used to promote college going culture in classrooms and at schools. Realizing_Preface.pdf (89.6KB)

Appendices

2010 UC Berkeley, Center for Educational Partnerships

This file offers additional materials for the following topics and presentations: The More You Learn the More You Earn Individual Academic Planning SAT/ACT/Subject Tests Creating a Portfolio Financial Aid Terminology Chart Appendices.pdf (204.16KB)

 

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