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  • Common Core alignment to "Reading: Literature and Subject-related Content" is to 3 key phrases:
    "Particular Topic", "Grade Relevant Text and Subject Area" and "Context".
  • CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
    Particular Topic= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text/Area= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
    Context= "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4a, 3.4a, 4.4a, 5.4a, 6.4a, 7.4a, 8.4a, 9-10.4a, 11-12.4a

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    Life Skills and Career Vocabulary Word List (304)
    A)Ability, Academics, Acceptance, Accounting, Accuracy, Achievement, Administration, Advancement, Affiliation, Affordable, Alternatives, Analysis, Aplomb, Appreciation, Appropriate, Ardent, Array, Associate, Association, Astute, Attentive, Attitude, Audition, Awareness
    B)Balance, Basics, Behavior, Benefits, Bonus, Building, Bureaucracy, Business
    C)Capability, Career, Character, Chemistry, Choice, Circulation, Classified, Communication, Community, Comparable, Compensation, Compliance, Confidence, Confusion, Conscientiousness, Constant, Construction, Contacts, Contribution, Credibility, Credit, Critic, Cultural, Curiosity, Customer
    D)Daily, Deadline, Debate, Degree, Demeanor, Demonstrate, Department, Dependability, Design, Development, Devote, Dexterity, Diagnosis, Diploma, Diplomacy, Direction, Discipline, Discussion, Disposition, Dispute, Distribution
    E)Eagerness, Ease, Economics, Edit, Education, Effective, Effort, Element, Eligible, Empathetic, Employee, Employer, Endurance, Energy, Ensure, Enthusiasm, Entrepreneur, Establish, Ethics, Etiquette, Expenses, Experience
    F)Facilitate, Fair, Finance, Flexibility, Focus, Foundation, Friendliness
    G)Generous, Genuine, Goal, Grade, Graduation, Growth, Guideline
    H)Handle, Headhunter, Helpful, Hindsight, Hiring, Hobby, Honesty, Hospitable, Housing
    I)Ideal, Ideas, Immediate, Impact, Impression, Impropriety, Improvement, Independence, Industrious, Informative, Infringement, Input, Inquiry, Inquisitive, Inspiration, Instinctive, Insurance, Integrity, Intelligence, Intense, Intention, Interests, Interpret, Interview, Inventory, Investment
    J)Job, Jocular, Judgments, Judicious, Just, Justify
    K)Keen, Kindness, Know-how, Knowledge
    L)Laud, Learning, Legal, Lender, Library, Listening, Litigation, Loyalty
    M)Management, Manager, Manner, Marketing, Membership, Mentor, Model, Monetary, Morale, Morals, Motivation
    N)Name, Negotiate, Network, Notoriety, Numerous
    O)Objective, Obvious, Offer, Openness, Operations, Opinion, Opportunity, Optimistic, Organization, Ownership
    P)Passionate, Patience, Pay, Payroll, Persistence, Personality, Pleasant, Pleasing, Policy, Positiveness, Possibilities, Potential, Practical, Practice, Praise, Presentation, Privacy, Proactive, Problem, Problem solving, Production, Profession, Promotion, Prospective, Protection, Purchasing, Purpose
    Q)Quality, Quantity, Quest, Question, Quick, Quintessential, Quirk
    R)Rapport, Recommendation, Recruit, Reflection, Relationship, Relevancy, Reliability, Relocation, Research, Resolution, Resources, Respect, Responsibility, Responsive, Resume, Review, Reward, Risk, Role, Routine
    S)Salary, Sales, Salesmanship, Schedule, Scholarly, Secretarial, Security, Select, Sensitivity, Serious, Service, Services, Simultaneous, Skill, Skillful, Socialize, Spontaneity, Staff, Steer, Strategy, Strength, Struggle, Study, Subscribe, Successful, Suitable, Support, Supportive, Survey
    T)Tardy, Time, Timely, Timing, Tolerance, Training, Treatment, Trend, Truthfulness
    U)Ultimate, Uncommon, Understanding, Unique, Unison, Unite, Unqualified, Upside
    V)Vacation days, Velocity, Vest, Veteran
    W)Worry, Worthwhile, Worthy
    X)
    Y)Youth
    Z)Zeal, Zone
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    1. Someone who is dedicated and reliable 2. A person who arrives on time 3. A worker who is very careful/precise 4. Men and women who are honest/have integrity 5. A person who takes pride in his/her job 6. Someone who is confident and organized 7. A person who is organized 8. A worker who is willing to put in long hours to complete a job correctly 9. Someone who is willing to remain loyal to the company 10. A person with experience 11. Men and women who are mature

    CAREER and JOB CHOICE Word List for degree and non-degree individuals, including trade, transportation and utilities:
    Word list includes both white and blue-collar careers/jobs

    Accounting, aerospace, agent, architecture, assembly line, automotive, banker, beautician, biochemistry, biotechnology, bookkeeper, brokerage, business, carpentry, chiropractic, composer, computers, construction, contractor, counselor, criminal justice, curator, dental professional, designer, diplomacy, education, elevator repair, engineering, entrepreneur, farmer, fashion, fire-protection, fisherman, food manufacturing, geology, government, health care, high tech, human resources, import/export, health science, home furnishings, homemaker, insurance, investor, jeweler, laborer, lawyer, library science, lumberjack, maintenance, marketing, medicine, military, newscaster, nurse, officials, optician, owners, physician, pilot, psychologist, public administration, real estate agent, retail, sales, social worker, software, taxation, teacher, technical classes, textiles, therapist, trader, transportation, toy design, venture capitalism, veterinarian, wholesale industry, wine-making, woodworking, zoologist


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