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SkillsUSA Champions Magazine 
Winter 2009 – 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.

What is the competitive advantage that is talked about in “Ask Tim?” (Page 7)

2.

Read “In a Time of Change, Leadership is a Constant.” Explain what event and activities occurred. (Page 8)

3.

Describe how you and your chapter could give back to our veterans.

4.

What partner helped SkillsUSA “reap national exposure?” (Page 9)

5.

What is “the right tool for the right job?” (Page 9-10)

Go online for more information at http://newjobs.skillsusa.org/search.cfm

6.

When and why are the SkillsUSA Championship Technical Standards revised? (Page 11)

7.

What are some of the contest improvements for the SkillsUSA Championships skilled and technical contests? (Pages 11-14)

8.

Change will occur. How will you prepare yourself to best handle the changes in life?

9.

After reading the article “Patience Prevails,” summarize Noah’s story. (Pages 15-17)

10.

What are Noah’s future plans?

11.

List five goals you have for your future. Include what is going to happen, when the goal will be reached and how it will happen.

12.

How is State Farm being a good neighbor to SkillsUSA? (Page 19)

13.

Feb. 8-14 is SkillsUSA week. How will your chapter celebrate and promote this event? Please send any chapter activities article and photos to Tom Hall, SkillsUSA's director of publications, at thall@skillsusa.org.

Lesson created by Deborah Kenn, former graphic communications teacher at Lyman High School in Longwood, Fla., and associate director of training for SkillsUSA

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