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Students share their opinions about local job opportunities for people their age. After reading an article about hiring trends, they discuss Google's answer to filling jobs. They research and report on an employer that offers internships for teenagers.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Nontraditional Job Opportunities
As your learners prepare to enter the workforce, address some common stereotypes that may be limiting their professional goals. The class brainstorms gender-stereotyped careers, exploring where those ideas originate. They complete a job checklist survey, indicating which gender most traditionally works in 32 fields.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills
ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Level 3--Obtaining Employment
Students, while reviewing an extensive list of vocabulary terms on the board, examine various resources (family, friends, colleagues, etc.) to identify job opportunities/simply acquiring about a job. In addition, they review common job related abbreviations when searching for a job.
Higher Ed English Language Arts
Preparing for Job Entry through Enhancement of Employment Skills
Students explore the world of work and the opportunities that exist in today's world. They identify specific careers and colleges that match their interests and abilities and investigate various corporations and businesses that employ graduates from high schools, technical schools, colleges and other secondary institutions.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Who Works for Non Profit Organizations
Students recognize different job opportunities in the nonprofit sector and identify people in the community in nonprofit organizations. In this nonprofit organizations instructional activity, students identify job opportunities in the nonprofit sector and specific community members in the positions.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Plessy v. Ferguson & the Roots of Segregation
How far in the past do the roots of Jim Crow and segregation extend? Your young historians will closely consider this question using detailed PowerPoint slides as a basis for discussion rather than lecture, and culminating in an activity where class members create an exhibit for a museum on segregation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Launching Readers Theater Groups: Identifying Passages from Esperanza Rising for Readers Theater that Connect to the UDHR
Teach young readers how to compare two texts and select passages that exemplify a specific theme with Lesson 6 from Unit 3. Begin by modeling how an expert reader selects examples from a text, performing a think aloud on how Article 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) applies to the character of Mama in Esperanza Rising.
5th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico
Explore the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War with this fantastic resource, a two-week unit of eight lessons on such topics as Manifest Destiny, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and the annexation of Texas. The unit culminates in an essay assignment, supported by concrete details and evidence from primary and secondary sources provided in the resource, on the causes of rapid territorial expansion of the United States in the 1840s.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Risky Online Relationships
The Internet can be a place where both positive and negative interactions happen. Begin the discussion with a talk about positive and negative encounters before defining some related terms for your class. Next, ask your class to pretend to be an individual in a tricky situation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Who Works for Nonprofit Organizations? (6-8)
Young scholars explore career opportunities in the nonprofit sector. In this career exploration lesson, students listen to guest speakers who work for nonprofit organizations explain their jobs. Young scholars also examine the role of nonprofit organizations as they relate the economy.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Jobs I Can Do: Electronic Portfolio
Twelfth graders investigate the concept of discovering jobs and how to adapt to life even with a disability. They take part in field experiences and take pictures using a digital camera while creating an electronic portfolio of possible jobs that could be pursued.
12th 21st Century Skills
Wanted! Early Primary Social Studies Task
Students design a page describing a community helper which will ultimately turn into a book. In this volunteering lesson, students discover different community helper jobs, design a page dedicated to one of those jobs, then collaborate with their classmates to create a large book given to a community organization.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review The Cultural Geography of Australia, Oceana, and Antarctica
What people groups originally settled in Australia and Oceania, and how do their geography and history affect the regions' cultural makeup? Here you'll find a traditional textbook chapter covering these topics, including informational text, comprehension and discussion questions, images, and map activities.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable