Day 27-31

Lesson Objectives

  • Understand career opportunities within the Finance Career Cluster

Assignment 6.1

  1. Navigate to My Drive within your Google Drive account.
  2. Inside of your Careers folder, create a new folder titled Finance.

Assignment 6.2

  1. Go through this presentation to become familiar with the Finance career cluster.
  2. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it Pathways6-(Your Initials), and move it into your Finance folder.
  3. Utilize the following links to get a stronger understanding of the Finance Career Cluster and to complete your document:
  4. Using the information you have obtained, provide feedback in this Google Form.

Assignment 6.3

  1. After researching the Finance career cluster, you need to select a career within that career cluster to research. Confirm with your instructor, via email or in person, what career you chose.
  2. You can use the resources below, but you will need to find FIVE additional credible resources to enhance your understanding of the career chosen.
  3. Make a copy of this Google Document, rename it Career Questions-(Your Initials), and move it into your Finance folder.  As you research your chosen career, you need to gather information and answer the questions posed in the document.
  4. Once you have compiled your information about your chosen career within the Finance career cluster, you will be required to create a brochure that details your findings about that career.  Here are the things you will need to complete this project:
    • Create a Canva account using your school’s Google login information.
    • Use the Templates option to search for Brochure templates.  Choose a free one to get you started.  
    • Be sure to provide information pertaining to each of the questions posed in your Career Questions above as a part of your brochure.
    • Use images, shapes, graphics, tables, text, and drawing options to enhance your brochure.
    • When you are finished, click on Share in the top right.  Select Download at the bottom of the list.  Then choose PDF Standard from the File Type drop-down menu.  Save the file into your Finance folder and title it MyBrochure-(Your Initials).
    • Create a new Google Document titled Work Cited to document your sources.  Name the file WorkCited-(Your Initials).

Assignment 6.4

  1. On Day 31, you will have your brochure evaluated by your classmates while you do the same for them.  Your brochure will be evaluated based on this Scoring Rubric.  Make a copy of this Scoring Rubric, rename it Finance Scoring Rubric-(Your Initials), and move it into your Finance folder.  When instructed, use this form to evaluate your assigned classmates.
  2. Share your Finance folder with your instructor.  Your folder should include the following files:
    • Pathways6
    • Career Questions
    • MyBrochure
    • WorkCited
    • Finance Scoring Rubric