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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 30 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Road to Careers (Part 2)
Fourth graders discuss the ways people prepare for their careers. As a class, they discover the many options they have after graduating from high school. In groups, they use the internet to research the types of skills and education they would need to be in their desired career.
4th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 16 Downloads
Students identify differences and similarities in female and male careers. They look through magazines and catalogs to look for traditional roles being filled in non-traditional ways. They cut the pictures out and make a collage.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 7 Views 22 Downloads
Careers and Self-Portraits
Learners explore careers they may have in their future. They create a paper collage self-portrait of themselves as adults dressed for work. They write an autobiography describing the education and training required for their chosen career.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 31 Downloads
Students explore various careers in agriculture. As a class, they match careers with the definitions of jobs. Students create their own Bingo card by placing given pictures of careers on the paper. After several careers are discussed, students play a Bingo game.
K - 3rd Science 7 Views 16 Downloads
Dream Career Presentation, Part 1
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of characteristics which people have when they have their dream career. In groups, they complete a worksheet which helps them describe their dream career. To end the lesson, they present their information to the class and discuss.
5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 27 Downloads
Learners research the characteristics of specific occupations with personal career interests and aptitudes. In this career exploration lesson, students select three careers to explore and consider their own interests and aptitude. Learners access the online occupational handbook and complete the research directions.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 23 Views 85 Downloads
Exploring Career Options
Get those kids brainstorming about the types of jobs or careers they'd love to have. Then have them dive into a career-focused research project. Pupils take an interest survey, discuss career clusters, then work through the provided worksheets to start researching a potential career.
9th - 12th Language Arts 164 Views 330 Downloads
Cameras and Careers
Applying photography basics they learn for this project, first graders take pictures of an adult at work focusing on the tools used, the work site, and job responsibilities. After making a career book that includes photos and descriptions, photographer/writers present their work to the class.
1st - 4th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 28 Downloads
Career Exploration Using HyperStudio
Eighth graders conduct research on various careers that are of interest to them. They conduct Internet research on a selected career choice, and create a nine card stack using HyperStudio to describe their career's salary, required skills, and general employment information.
8th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 54 Downloads
Exploring Career Choices
Students complete a self-analysis exercise and choose a career to research based on the results. Students research their career using various resources including interview and internet research. They use the information gathered to create a career research report, personal data sheet, an effective resume, and job application form.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 63 Downloads
Career Trek: Agricultural Careers
What is agriscience and could it hold a potential career opportunity? Learners define agriscience and explore careers that involve both agriculture and natural resource fields. The lesson includes several web links, a game, a full lesson, and related videos.
7th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Career Research and Writing
Begin researching careers with your learners in this writing exercise. Using links to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Handbook, young researchers can choose from an overview of various careers. After selecting a career to write about, create groups with different careers, so that a future doctor can speak to a future chef.
7th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 267 Downloads
The world is full of possibilities for your ELLs. Help them explore their career options with a lesson that incorporates Internet research and expository writing. Not only will they learn more about their careers of choice, but both their analytical and technological skills will flourish as well.
9th - 12th English Language Development 8 Views 319 Downloads
A Career Planning Guide
Where to start when planning future goals is a big question. Using the Florida Choices website, learners will be able to take a self assessment, determine career interests, and make a portfolio to help them stay on track. The presentation outlines the steps needed to plan for the future successfully.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 46 Downloads
Identifying Career Interests in the Volunteer and Government Sectors
Here is a great way to give your class a real-life job experience, while also serving the community. They explore a variety of volunteer opportunities to build career interests, gain work experience, and help their community grow. This is a great activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 Downloads
Consideration and Investigation of Career Choices
Discuss career choices with your class. After a discussion on career types, learners choose three careers of interest to them. They investigate one of the three careers and compose a two-paragraph essay on why they think that particular career would be right for them.
8th Language Arts 10 Views 37 Downloads