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Choosing Classes Worksheet

Directions:
The following characters are planning classes for the rest of their high school education. Pretend you are their counselor and help them make appropriate selections.

1. Ralph wants to finish high school and then go on to college to study veterinary medicine. His grades are pretty good and he is willing to put time in to study.

a.Should Ralph take a lot of science classes? ________________________________

b. Would you suggest that Ralph do some volunteer work? What?
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c. Ralph is also interested in art. What electives might Ralph want to take?
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2. Maria doesn't know if she wants to go to any type of school after high school. She already has a part-time job in a nursing home and would like to work there full-time. Her grades are C's, but she doesn't enjoy school or put much effort into her classes.

a. What type of classes might Maria do well with?
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b. Would you suggest that Maria take some business classes or child care classes? Why?
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c. If Maria wanted to take Advanced Physics because her boyfriend is enrolling in the class, what would you tell Maria?
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3. Antonio is involved in a special work/study program that allows him to take classes in the morning and then work at a vocational training school program in the afternoon. As long as he keeps his grades up, he can continue in this program until he graduates.

a. What would you want to know about Antonio's grades?
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b. What information might you want to know from the vocational school instructors?
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c. What classes might you suggest Antonio take at the high school?
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Uploaded by: Jessica Soltesz/Kent State University/Deaf Education Major