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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
Classified Ad Job Searches
Students discuss and list the various ways to conduct a job search. In groups, students review the classified ads and decide on a number of jobs that appear interesting and for which they are well qualified. This lesson is intended for students acquiring English.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 10 Views 42 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
Me and My Job Shadow, Part 1
Third graders identify the skills that are important in performing helper jobs in the school and the skills that are possessed personally by them. They write a short paragraph to summarize the information taught about top three job shadowing choices.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Simple Analysis of Cost per Job Saved from Stimulus
What's Sal's take on the economic stimulus package? He breaks down some government provided statistics to determine the total price per job created. Hints of sarcasm and veiled cynicism add a political element that could lead to an interesting class discussion.
3 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Hitting the Pavement and Sealing the Deal
How old were you when you got your first job? Help your high schoolers prepare for their first job (and every job thereafter) by providing them tips for career research, interview skills, and a mock interview. Either have local businessmen and women come in to conduct interviews or ask back recent graduates capable of giving a professional interview.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 10 Downloads
Help potential job seekers create a personal job options list that "fits" their personality type. They will discover specific occupational information about two chosen careers. Then they will identify the most important factors to keep in mind when choosing a career and create a personal business card that identifies them with their career titles.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 39 Views 297 Downloads
What's Wong? What's Right?
Explore the ethics, responsibilities, and impacts of the career cluster that relates to law. Learners examine various cases where legal action was taken and resulted in a consequence. They'll act out various scenarios, research jobs in the law career cluster, and create a visual representation of the job in that cluster they'd most like to do.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 53 Views 103 Downloads
An excellent lesson on members of a community awaits your first graders. Student pairs share about their mom and dad's job, then a class list is made. Next, an excellent PowerPoint on Community Helpers is shown. Learners then go to the computer lab, and utilize the program Insipiration to make a trading card depicting a community helper of their choice.
1st Social Studies & History 26 Views 61 Downloads
Module: Self Awareness
Get your scholars ready for the workplace! This is a comprehensive plan that will really prompt a big picture approach to career planning. Learners consider whether or not school is a real job, and how well it prepares them for the professional world.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills 81 Views 377 Downloads
Traveling Through the Digestive System
Second graders learn about how the food is broken down in our bodies and the job of each body part involved in our digestive system. The utilize the CD ROM game, "Body Works." This wonderful game takes pupils through the human body's digestive system where they "meet" all sorts of creatures.
2nd Science 23 Views 34 Downloads
Technology-Lesson 3-Putting Technology to Work
Young scholars explain the use of different technologies based on their resolving power. Explain how technologies are used to solve scientific and health-related problems. Explain the concept of using right tool for the job and develop a multi step research plan in which hypotheses are formulated, data are gathered and interpreted and new questions are asked.
11th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 21 Views 54 Downloads