General, Vocational, Exploratory Work Experience Education
    Four Semester Curriculum - Course of Instruction
Perris Union High School District
Year One Work Exp. Lanuage Arts
First Semester Lessons - 1A Standards Standards
     
1.  Orientation / Course Requirements
Unit I - Getting a Job - Standard 1.0
2.  Labor Laws / Hazardous Occupations 1.1  
3.  Labor Laws / Sexual harassment    1.1, 2.1, 2.7
4.  Resources to locate a job                                                        1.2  
5.  Formatting and composing business letters for resumes, etc. 1.3 W-1.2,1.9,2.5, R-2.1
6.  Resumes & References              (Portfolio Project Introduced)                                                         1.5, 1.6       W-2.5,    R-2.1
7.  Employment Applications 1.4       W-2.5,    R-2.1
8.  Employment Interview Skills 1.7                     S-2.6
9.  Interview Questions / Responses and Discrimination Issues                                             1.8, 1.9                     S-2.6
10.  Your hired!  Forms W-4, I-9                                                         1.10, 4.1                     R-2.1
11.  (Portfolio Project - next assignments) 1.6  
Unit II - Keeping a Job - Standard 2.0
12.  Employer Expectations, not getting fired, student evaluations        2.2, 2.3  
13.  Work situations / scenarios and ethical decisions 2.9  
14.  Workplace Privacy           (communications, technologies, cameras) 2.4  
15.  Workplace Safety             (accidents, injuries, crime)    2.1, 2.5, 2.6
Unit III - Leaving a Job - Standard 3.0          & Income Taxes
16.  Legal rights when leaving a job and letters of resignation           3.1, 3.2
17.  Income Taxes                                         (W-2 Forms, Form 1040EZ) 4.2                     R-2.1
18.  Income Taxes 4.2                     R-2.1
19.  Semester Summary / Employer Evaluations / Final Test
     
Second Semester Lessons - 1B
     
1.  Orientation / Course Requirements
2.  Labor Laws / Hazardous Occupations 1.1  
Unit IV - Economic Awareness - Standard 4.0
3.  Tax Withholding / W-4 Forms / Payroll Deductions      4.1, 4.3                     R-2.1
4.  (Portfolio Project - next assignments)                                                         1.6                    W-2.3
5.  Forms of Compensation and Required Benefits 4.4  
6.  Social Security and Medicare 4.4  
7.  Optional Benefits - Health, Life, Dental, Insurances 4.4  
8.  Personal Money Management and Credit 4.5  
9.  Basic Business Operations - Payroll, Expenses, etc. 4.6  
10.  (Portfolio Project - next assignments)                                                     1.6  
Unit V - Career Development - Standard 5.0
11.  Assessments - Values, Personality, etc. for Career Choices 5.1  
12.  Assessments - Interests, Skills, for Career Choices 5.1  
13.  Career Surveys creating a personal list of potential Careers 5.1  
14.  (Develop a Career Plan Assignment) Employment Trends/projections           5.2, 5.5
15.  Wage/Salary Information - Various Careers 5.3  
16.  Training, Educational Requirements / options - Various Careers 5.4  
17.  Complete Individual Career Plan / Program Certificates & Portfolios           1.6, 5.5
18.  Semester Review & Final Test
19.  Employer Evaluations, Student Conferences, Make-up Final Test
     
General, Vocational, Exploratory Work Experience Education
     Four Semester Curriculum - Course of Instruction
                      Perris Union High School District
Year Two Work Exp. Language Arts
Third Semester - 2A Standards Standards
     
1.  Orientation / Course Requirements
Unit I - Getting a Job - Standard 1.0
2.  Labor Laws / Hazardous Occupations 1.1  
3.  Labor Laws / Sexual Harassment    1.1, 2.1, 2.7
4.  Resources to locate a job  -  Lab activity, hands on searches 1.2  
5.  Professional Letters - Resume cover letters, required project 1.3 W-1.2,1.9, 2.5,R-2.1
6.  Resumes & References                (Porfolio Project Introduced)       1.5, 1.6      W-2.5,    R-2.1
7.  Employment Applications -  Local Business Manager guest speaker 1.4      W-2.5,    R-2.1
8.  Employment Applications - Practice 1.4      W-2.5,    R-2.1
9.  Interviews, discrimination & Follow-up 1.7, 1.8, 1.9                     S-2.6
10.  Your hired!  Forms W-4, I-9     1.10, 4.1                     R-2.1
11.  (Portfolio Project - next assignments)                                                    1.6  
Unit II - Keeping a Job - Standard 2.0
12.  Employer Expectations, Employer Reviews, Student Evaluations 2.2  
13.  Raises & Promotions 2.8  
14.  Sexual Harassment 2.7  
15.  Workplace safety            (accidents, injuries, crime)                              2.1, 2.5, 2.6
Unit III - Leaving a Job - Standard 3.0       & Income Taxes
16.  Wrongful Termination & Letter of Resignation                                                                3.1, 3.2
17.  Income Taxes                      (W-2 Forms, Form 1040EZ) 4.2                     R-2.1
18.  Income Taxes             4.2                     R-2.1
19.  Semester Summary / Employer Evaluations / Final Test
     
Fourth Semester Lessons - 2B
     
1.  Orientation / Course Requirements
2.  Labor Laws / Hazardous Occupations 1.1  
Unit IV - Economic Awareness - Standard 4.0
3.  Tax Withholding / W-4 Forms / Payroll Deductions       4.1, 4.3                     R-2.1
4.  (Portfolio Project - next assignments) 1.6                    W-2.3
5.  Forms of Compensation, Required & Optional Insurance Benefits 4.4  
6.  Business Day-to-Day Operations Class Project                4.6  
7.  Business Day-to-Day Operations Class Project 4.6  
8.  Business Manager guest speaker 4.6  
9.  Student Presentations - Business Operations Project 4.6                    W-2.6
10. (Portfolio Assignments - next assignments)                                                        1.6  
Unit V - Career Development - Standard 5.0
11.  Self-Assessment / Interests / Aptitude / Skills Surveys 5.1  
12.  Self-Assessment / Work Activity Preferences 5.1  
13.  Exploring Career Possibilities - Videos on Careers 5.1  
14.  (Develop a Career Plan Assignment) Employment Trends/projection           5.2, 5.5
15.  Wage/Salary Information - Various Careers 5.3  
16.  Training, Educational Requirements/options - various careers 5.4  
17.  Complete Individual Career Plan / Program Certificates & Portfolios           1.6, 5.5
18.  Semester Review & Final Test
19.  Employer Evaluations, Student Conferences, Make-up Final Test

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