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Prepare your seniors for the world of work with a series of resume-building exercises. Job seekers gather and organize information about education, honors, personal achievements, computer skills, and work experience. After examining sample resumes, pupils fill out the provided template. Also included are lists of power words, words that describe personality qualities, skills and abilities, and a resume checklist.
Expose your class to a career option that is fast growing in today's job market. They'll watch a video and take notes on IT careers. Then they discuss what an IT career takes, who is getting employed, and how to plan for a career in IT. Additional plans, information, video, interest survey, and worksheets are all included.
Bring Consumer Mathematics and Economics to life with this lesson, where learners investigate personal finance and budgeting. They use the newspaper’s classified section to determine a future job and potential earnings and determine a gross and monthly income as they use the data to calculate the cost of living.
What are your high school learners interested in? This college and career readiness resource gives them a chance to consider their choices based on interest. The CHOICES Planner link takes kids to a home page where they must create an account. This is a free site and well worth your time. However, because this is from the Florida Department of Education, all the schools listed are in Florida. Pupils answer 50 questions on this interactive site to see which career clusters most suit them. Groups brainstorm careers within each cluster and later use the site to research more job options.
In this language arts and social studies instructional activity, students examine 10 words and phrases commonly used in job advertisements. Students choose the correct word or words to complete 10 job advertisements. Students then match 10 sentences with the corresponding job. Note: Salaries, phone numbers and vocabulary would be unfamiliar to students not in the UK.
Second graders explore today's jobs and use graphic organizers to classify them as providing a good or a service. A variety of resources, such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries, are used to acquire information about daily life and the types of jobs that existed in the past.
Students use the internet to research the job outlook for the current year. Using the information, they take notes and answer discussion questions. They choose a job they are interested in and share the results with the class to discuss how different industries are affected.
Students utilize their knowledge to explore jobs. In this lesson about jobs and careers, students discuss other jobs that might not be included in Paws in Jobland. Students conclude that they are familiar with other jobs and gather information about these jobs. The class brainstorms and creates a Job Bank with all of the new jobs.