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The World of Work
Students practice appropriate behavior during a mock job interview. In this interview skills lesson, students identify a career using the given websites. Students answer questions in preparation for the job interview and read do's and don'ts for the experience.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Rosie the Riveeter and Mary the Munitions Worker
Tenth graders study the role that places like the Joliet Arsenal played in how women were view in American society during and after World War II. They interview a person from the World War II era about the job they performed and how their lifestyle changed.
10th Social Studies & History
Becoming A Career Detective (Part 2)
Third graders review and expand their discussion of job training and education resources. They work in small groups to find information about the types of training people need to do specific jobs and use data from interviews carried out in a previous lesson plan.
3rd 21st Century Skills
Help Wanted: President of the United States
Students consider qualities and United States president should have. In this government instructional activity, students research the responsibilities of the president and use that information to create an advertisement that describes the job and qualities desired in job candidates.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Skill One: Motivate Yourself
As your class members begin to apply for colleges, scholarships, or jobs, it would be valuable for them to be given an introduction as to what they might encounter in an interview. While the title might lead you to believe this lesson is about self-motivation, it is more of an overview of what a motivated applicant looks like, as well as the traits one should demonstrate to be the best possible candidate.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
All Around the Neighborhood - Part 2
Second graders review community leaders, their role and responsibility. After reviewing the job of a police officer, they write about the skills, roles and responsibilities a worker has on a provided silhouette. Students share their information with the class.
2nd Social Studies & History
Reading Comprehension 5 - Looking for a Job- Test Your Reading Skills
In this reading comprehension worksheet, young scholars read a message that a young woman leaves on the answering machine of a job recruitment agency. They write answers to 20 questions based on their comprehension of the paragraph.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Kimi and Jordan
Kimi and Jordan have taken summer jobs to supplement their weekly allowances. Kimi earns more per hour than Jordan, but Jordan's weekly allowance is greater. This activity asks students to determine how the incomes of the two workers compare under different sets of conditions.
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Economics Budget Project
Your class members will have the opportunity to practice the valuable skill of constructing a personal budget using real-world resources, such as a car advertisement and grocery list. They will take into consideration monthly and yearly pay, as well as reflect on the experience of balancing costs and income.
11th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Genetics, Jobs, and Discrimination: Will Genetic Knowledge Shape Our Career Paths?
Your class will read an overview of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, passed in 2008 and address the question of whether or not genetic information should be used to influence our career paths. In jigsaw style, they then are given different news articles to read and teach to others in the class.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Living History Museum - Jobs of the Past
Second graders explore historical careers of the past. They research both fiction and nonfiction books to examine the historical significance of the career. In groups, pupils use multimedia methods to create a presentation on daily jobs. Students create a living history museum and role play a career from the past.
2nd Social Studies & History
Dog Gone Job!
Students view a video and discuss the "specialized" jobs available to workers. In this "Specialized job activity" students define the meaning of a specialized job, then, choose two of the jobs and create a Venn diagram. Students create a want ad type poster for the job.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Jobs: Who Needs "Em?
Students discover the importance of having a job. In this employment instructional activity, students understand the benefits of having a job. Students choose jobs and earn class money to spend at the class store. Students also discuss non-paying jobs and jobs that earn more money than others.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
How To Get the Job
Ninth graders identify the skills necessary to apply for and obtain employment. They locate job openings in classified ads, create and submit a resume, cover letter, and thank-you letter using word processing software, and participate in a mock job interview.
9th 21st Century Skills
My Dream Job
Students discuss the importance of having an interesting and fulfilling job. Working in small groups, students discuss different occupations and the skills and tools related to those occupations. Continuing in groups, individual students describe their dream job while their groups members try to guess what occupation they are describing.
10th - 12th ESL & ELD