Sample Activities

A sample of activities from each of the Five Pillars of Readiness.

1 Academic Readiness

The ability to succeed in first-year, credit bearing courses at a technical college, a community college or a four-year college or university

Grade 8, Unit 4, Activity 1

  • 8_U4_A1_Academic Habits for College Worksheet.pdf
  • 8_U4_A1_Academic Habits for College.pdf
  • 8_U4_A1_Cornell Notes Template fillable.pdf
  • 8_U4_A1_PP_Academic Habits for College.pptx
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2 Admissions Readiness

The ability to meet admissions requirements at a range of postsecondary institutions

Grade 11, Unit 9, Activity 1

  • 11_U9_A1_Getting_Ready_to_Apply.docx
  • 11_U9_A1_PP_Getting_Ready_to_Apply.pptx
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3 Career Readiness

The ability to identify careers that match personal, financial, and other goals and an understanding of the skills, credentials, and experiences required to succeed in those careers

Grade 7, Unit 4 Activity 1

  • 7_U4_A1_PP_The Wide World of Work.pptx
  • 7_U4_A1_The Wide World of Work Worksheet.pdf
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4 Financial Readiness

The ability to cover the cost of the first term of study at a postsecondary institution through savings, loans, and financial aid

Grade 12, Unit 3, Activity 2

  • 12_U3_A2_Work Study and Loans.pdf
  • 12_U3_A2_PP_Work Study and Loans.pptx
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5 Social and Emotional Readiness

The ability to set educational goals, make and monitor progress toward them, and create relationships with peers and adults that support academic success

Grade 8, Unit 5, Activity 2

  • 8_U5_A2_Social Media and Digital Footprints.pdf
  • 8_U5_A2_PP_Social Media and Digital Footprints.pptx
  • 8_U5_A2_Social Media and Digital Footprints Worksheet fillable.pdf
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