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SkillsUSA Champions Magazine 
Spring 2008 – Read / Analyze Content 

Name: _________________        

Hour: __________________

Directions:
Read and analyze the articles in the printed version of SkillsUSA Champions magazine. In class, share what you learned through a presentation or written report. Follow up with classroom discussion to enhance this lesson.

1.

According to Tim Lawrence's "Driving Life's Highway" article, what is this issue of SkillsUSA Champions all about? (Page 5)

2.

What are some new opportunities for SkillsUSA members found in the "What's New" section? (Pages 6-7)

3.

What is the alliance between SkillsUSA and OSHA designed to accomplish? (Page 6)

4.

 What field trip did Jake Newman go on and what were the results of that trip? (Page 9)

5.

Read the article on Pages 11-13. What does ‘Nunca Te Rindas’ mean?

6.

Describe what happened to Pedro Moreno.

7.

What does fishing have to do with the article, "Fishing for ways to provide skills to workers in developing nations"? (Page 14)

8.

What challenge does Phillip Marzocco Jr. leave you with at the end of the article?

9.

How did SkillsUSA members take action in "A Tragic Date Ends in Triumph"? (Page 15)

10.

What should you do if you or someone you know is in an unhealthy relationship?

11.

When is SkillsUSA's Week of Service? (Page 19)

12.

After reading the "Toolbox" and "Spotlight" sections on Pages 19-22, create a list of 10 or more service project ideas that relate to your career area and share it with your class or SkillsUSA chapter.

Lesson created by Deborah Kenn, former Graphic Communications teacher at Lyman High School in Longwood, Fla., and Marsha Daves, director of the Office of Training, Membership and Program Development for SkillsUSA

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