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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 3 Views 1 Download
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 activity.
3rd 21st Century Skills 3 Views 12 Downloads
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 plan 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 9 Views 10 Downloads
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 3 Views 5 Downloads
Reading Comprehension 5 - Looking for a Job- Test Your Reading Skills
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students 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 Language Arts 3 Views 39 Downloads
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 learners to determine how the incomes of the two workers compare under different sets of conditions.
8th - 12th Math 15 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Engage scholars in a ratio lesson that employs real-world scenarios. Learners will compare the length and width of pictures and use a table to identify ratio patterns. They watch "Math Can Take You Places" and discuss jobs that use math patterns.
6th - 7th Math 8 Views 172 Downloads 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 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Dog Gone Job!
Young scholars view a video and discuss the "specialized" jobs available to workers. In this "Specialized job lesson" students define the meaning of a specialized job, then, choose two of the jobs and create a Venn diagram. Young scholars create a want ad type poster for the job.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Jobs: Who Needs "Em?
Students discover the importance of having a job. In this employment lesson, 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 5 Views 19 Downloads
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 3 Views 14 Downloads
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 5 Views 80 Downloads
My Dream Job
Young scholars 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 young scholars describe their dream job while their groups members try to guess what occupation they are describing.
10th - 12th English Language Development 7 Views 20 Downloads
Customer Service Jobs: Building Skills for the Future
Seventh graders consider good customer service skills. In this careers lesson, 7th graders discuss occupational outlooks in the United States and then research customer service jobs and skills needed to perform the jobs.
7th Language Arts 9 Views 25 Downloads
Job Twister: A Lesson in Career Competency
First graders graph jobs. In this graph club lesson, 1st graders discuss families working together and formulate a list of jobs that they can help with in school and home. Jobs are taped onto a shower curtain to create a twister game for students to play.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
I Want a Job!
Learners plan for their futures. In this career interest lesson, students take job interest inventories, conduct employment searches, complete employment applications, and participate in mock interviews to prepare for their future job searches.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 17 Views 60 Downloads
Alphabet Soup Job Descriptions
Eleventh graders investigate New Deal programs. In this Great Depression lesson, 11th graders read the provided source materials that detail the agendas of 3 New Deal agencies. Students complete the provided analysis sheets and then write job descriptions for photographs provided.
11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 44 Downloads