Common Core alignment for vocabulary word lists include two key phrases: "Precise Meaning" and "Context."
CCSS Alignment Strand Numbers for Specific Grades:
Precise Meaning: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4e, 3.4d, 4.4c, 5.4c, 6.4c, 7.4c, 8.4c, 9-10.4c, 11-12.4c
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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Vocational and Technical Education Vocabulary Word List (362)
|A)||Ability, Academic, Academies, Accounting, Accuracy, Achievement, Administration, Advancement, Affiliation, Affordable, Alternatives, Ambition, Analysis, Aplomb, Appearance, Application, Apply, Appreciation, Apprenticeship, Appropriate, Ardent, Array, Associate, Association, Astute, Attentive, Attitude, Audition, Awareness|
|B)||Balance, Barrier, Basics, Behavior, Benefits, Bias, Blue collar, Brawn, Building, Bureaucracy, Business|
|C)||Capability, Career, Carpenter, Certification, Challenge, Chemistry, Choice, Circulation, Classified, Communication, Community, Comparable, Compensation, Compliance, Confidence, Confusion, Conscientiousness, Constant, Construction, Contacts, Continuum, Contractor, Contribution, Cosmetology, Course, Credibility, Credit, Credit union, Critic, Cultural, Curiosity, Customer|
|D)||Daily, Deadline, Debate, Degree, Demeanor, Demonstrate, Department, Design, Development, Devote, Dexterity, Diagnosis, Diploma, Diplomacy, Direction, Discipline, Discussion, Disposition, Dispute, Distribution, Dues, Dysfunction|
|E)||Eagerness, Earnings, Ease, Economics, Economy, Edit, Education, Effective, Effort, Electrician, Element, Eligible, Empathetic, Employee, Employer, Employment, Encouragement, Endurance, Energy, Ensure, Enthusiasm, Entrepreneur, Equipment, Establish, Estimate, Estimator, Ethics, Etiquette, Expenses, Experience, Exposure|
|F)||Facet, Facilitate, Fair, Finance, Flexibility, Focus, Foundation|
|G)||Generous, Genuine, Goal, Graduation, Growth, Guideline|
|H)||Handle, Hands-on, Hardhat, Headhunter, Heavy construction, Heavy equipment, Helpful, High school, Hindsight, Hiring, Hobby, Hospitable, Housing|
|I)||Ideal, Ideas, Identify, Immediate, Impact, Impression, Impropriety, Improvement, Independence, Industrial arts, Industrious, Industry, Information, Informative, Infringement, Input, Inquiry, Inquisitive, Inspiration, Instinctive, Insurance, Integrity, Intelligence, Intense, Intention, Interests, Interpret, Interview, Inventory, Investment|
|J)||Job, Job share, Jocular, Journeyman, Joy, Judgment, Judicious, Just|
|K)||Keen, Kindness, Knowledge|
|L)||Laud, Learning, Lender, Liability, Liable, Library, Listening, Litigation, Local, Low-level, Loyalty|
|M)||Management, Manager, Manner, Marketing, Membership, Mentor, Model, Monetary, Monitor, Motivation|
|N)||Name, Negotiate, Network, Notoriety, Numerous|
|O)||Objective, Obvious, Offer, On site, On the job training, Operations, Opinion, Opportunity, Optimistic, Options, Organization, Outgoing, Ownership|
|P)||Part-time, Passionate, Patience, Payroll, Performance, Persistence, Personality, Pleasant, Pleasing, Plumber, Policy, Positive, Possibilities, Potential, Practical, Practice, Praise, Presentation, Privacy, Private, Proactive, Problem, Problem solving, Production, Profession, Promotion, Prospective, Protection, Purchasing, Purpose|
|Q)||Quality, Quantity, Query, 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, Schooling, Secretarial, Security, Select, Sensitivity, Serious, Service, Services, Shop, Simultaneous, Skill, Skillful, Socialize, Spontaneity, Staff, Steer, Strategy, Strength, Struggle, Study, Subscribe, Successful, Suitable, Support, Supportive, Survey, Sustain|
|T)||Tardy, Tech, Technician, Tedious, Time, Time clock, Timely, Timing, Trade, Trades-person, Trail period, Training, Transition, Treatment, Trend|
|U)||Ultimate, Uncommon, Understanding, Union, Unique, Unison, Unite, Unqualified, Upside|
|V)||Velocity, Venture, Vest, Veteran, Vision, Vital, Vocational|
|W)||White collar, Worry, Worthwhile, Worthy|
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Links to vocabulary words lists and puzzles for various Vocational Jobs:
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Vocational and Technical Education Lesson Plans and Discussion:
Vocational training provides training in a variety of areas. Are the following fields among some of your choices? What work interests you and why?
CAREER CHOICE word list:
Accounting, administration, aerospace, agriculture, architecture, automotive, biochemistry, biotech, business, carpentry, computers, construction, cosmetology, counselor, criminal justice, dental professional, designer, drafting, education, engineering, entrepreneur, fashion, food manufacturing, high tech, home economics, human resources, import/export, health science, home furnishings, marketing, medicine, sales, secretarial work, software, taxation, textiles, transportation, toy design, wholesale industry
Types of schools:
What is the difference between the following: an alternative high school, comprehensive high school, technical high school and a vocational high school?
A proprietary school teaches automotive maintenance, data processing, television repair and what other skills?
General white-collar jobs include: clerical, technical and professional, managers and sales
General blue-collar jobs include: craft-workers, farmers, non-farming, operative, service. (Please send ideas to email@example.com. Thank you!
Characteristics of a "good" hire:
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. Mature, responsible men and women
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