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Career in Real Estate and Customer Service: Working with Central Tendency
Young scholars research careers in real estate and customer service. In this measures of central tendency lesson, students use the results from their research to find the mean and median of the annual wages for each career. Young scholars analyze the prerequisites for each career and make their recommendation as to which would be better than the other.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Picture Yourself in Time
A super lesson that integrates technology and career exploration! Kids use graphic organizers and brainstorming to first analyze Time Magazine covers, then they think about what they'll be doing in 10 years. They research careers, make a goal, and then use digital cameras and the computer to make mock Time Magazine covers describing their personal accomplishments.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills
America's Heartland: Step-By-Step Lesson Guide
An excellent resource gets kids looking at agricultural production to better understand the careers needed in distributing foods from the farm to the consumer. Book, poster, web, and video links are included for teacher use. There is also an 11-page lesson guide.
7th - 12th Science
Ocean Careers Exploration
Learners will work together in groups to gather information about careers in oceanography. They discover the need to have a diverse group of people on a team and then share their information with the class. Web links and materials are included.
6th - 10th 21st Century Skills
Agricultural Career Investigation
Discuss the possibilities of a career in agriculture with your class. They will view a movie, two presentations, visit three websites, and investigate the types of careers available to those seeking employment in the agricultural field. Farming, business, and agriculture-science are all potential career opportunities.
Find everything you need for a successful job shadowing experience for career explorers. Once learners have determined what field they are interested in, it's time to see these professionals in action! You'll find letter templates learners can follow and send to hosts; one is a request and the other a thank you.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Career Connections: The Connection Corner
Students will create a career information center. In this careers lesson, students research careers on a local and national level and create a help wanted ad for an occupation of personal interest. Students create a brochure and predict future jobs and create or acquire a visual representation of the careers.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
What Career Might Be Best For Me?
Young scholars prioritize and match possible careers with their interests, skills, and values based on self assessments. After completing a series of checklists and evaluations on interests and abilities, students research their top choice of a career and create a product displaying information they have gathered.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Teaching your junior high students about careers? Then this career vocabulary activity is for you. Learners acquire vocabulary and an understanding of how to use career-related words in a real-world context through the Frayer model and categorization.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Effective Communication for Successful Careers
Having good written communication skills is a must in today's workplace. Foster these skills by engaging learners is a discussion on how good writing skills can improve communication in the workplace. Have them write a project proposal for a formal or business audience.
8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Careers in Health
Middle schoolers will identify several professions in the healthcare field along with the characteristics of effective healthcare providers. They will also consider if any of the occupations covered in class are appropriate career paths. Research will be done using the Internet.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Vocabulary Unit 5.3: People and Skills, Adjectives
Find out who works in various careers with a vocabulary worksheet, which features matching activities and a crossword puzzle. Learners use word banks to figure out which skills belong to which career, and then fill in the blanks with adjectives to complete a paragraph.
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Career Planning and Research
What do you want to do when you finish school? Most high schoolers have an idea of what they'd want to do, but little idea of how to achieve this goal. After researching a career of their choosing, learners identify qualifications, potential earnings, and working conditions.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Now that your career explorers are thinking about the world after high school, it's time they learned how to research their options! Here's a great resource to get them gathering information from multiple sources. Learners brainstorm places they can gather the facts, then discuss what they will be looking for (aptitude tests, values, etc.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Career Areas of Science: Vocabulary
Future productive citizens explore a variety of science-related careers by matching the correct vocabulary word with the field associated with it. After discussing each as a class, assign one career to each individual and have them produce a drawing depicting the career.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Exploring "My Market"
A great way to determine if a career is right for you is to try it out. Learners explore the marketing career cluster by interviewing a person working in the marketing field and by developing a marketing-related service learning project. They brainstorm a list of marketing careers and compare them to careers in business or administration.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
So Much More Than a Job: An Exploration of Science and Technology in Careers
Eleventh graders are engaged in recognizing the science and technology (qualifications and/or training, knowledge, skills, abilities) that relate to careers and occupations that catch their interest.
11th 21st Century Skills