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Fifth graders brainstorm a list of characteristics people have when they are happy with their career. In groups, they review their material from the previous lesson plan and share their information with the class in the form of presentations. To end the lesson plan, they receive their grades based on rubric.
Tenth graders investigate how knowledge, skills and interests learned in science classes apply to careers they plan to pursue, including careers that may not be apparently science related. Through group discussions and brainstorming, 10th graders gather ideas and information needed to investigate careers of their choice.
In this career lesson, young scholars practice creating their own resume and filling out a job application. There are some excellent resources embedded in the plan for the students to use. Once their resumes are completed, young scholars take part in a job interview role-play. A wonderful real-life lesson!
Setting goals, career exploration, and self-awareness are three major components found on the path to college. A wide variety of wonderful teaching tools are provided to help you facilitate an understanding of how simple it can be to plan out an academic career. Planning cards, charts, activity procedures, and web links makes this a handy resource, focused on getting your class ready for college.
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. Neat idea!
Planning a career assessment unit? Download this workbook and you are all set. Job seekers identify work-related values, set goals, and plan the steps necessary to achieve those goals. It is also important to consider obstacles that they might encounter and how they will overcome these obstacles. Of particular value are the lists of personal qualities, skills, and strengths.
Students review a selection of career profiles and play a lively classroom game to find out more about marine and aquatic science professionals. Students receive a packet of career profiles. they play a game to guess their own identity by asking other students yes or no questions, and checking with their packet.
Students brainstorm what they want to be when they grow up. In this careers lesson, students discuss various jobs or careers. Students read Oh, the Places You'll Go. Students draw a picture of themselves in a career they might enjoy and write why they might choose this career. Visitors come in throughout the week to talk about their professions.
Exploring and discovering what to do after high school graduation is a very real topic for 12th graders. They examine their own character traits, the traits commonly needed in specific careers, and what type of career best suits them personally. Four short activities, a worksheet, and a complete list of career clusters are included.
Learners study individual fields of science and how those fields complement each other in the ongoing study of human origins. Using a computer and the links provided, pupils research various science careers. They prepare a brief oral presentation designed to provide the class with an overview of how their chosen scientific fields complement each other.