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Young scholars demonstrate knowledge of employee behaviors that promote career success. They demonstrate knowledge of career opportunities by identifying attitudes and behaviors that strengthen the individual work ethic and promote career success.
Students practice their development of a good work ethic.  In this U.S. history lesson, students investigate the colonial times and the amount of work demanded before being fed.  Students compare and contrast their lifestyles with men and woman of those times.
Learners identify the role of money in everyday life. In this algebra lesson, students discuss the benefits of having a savings account. They practice making deposits and withdrawals from their bank accounts and discuss good financila choices.
In this reading learning exercise, students predict outcome, read for information, and assess comprehension. In this multiple choice and true and false learning exercise, students answer nine questions.
Students identify their own work ethics in their high school job. As a class, they share their work ethics and describe how to make them more positive. They read various scenerios and solve them with a partner. To end the lesson, they discuss the importance of honesty and integrity in the classroom as well.
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Ban Ki-Moon and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
Students discuss and list examples of work ethic and job motivation. Appropriate dress for different job types is discussed as well as proper work etiquette including absenteeism and tardiness. Students create rules for succeeding at work.
Eleventh graders explore the influence of religion on U.S. History. Using an internet database website, they research the religious affiliation of governors, Presidents and Vice-Presidents. Students write a paragraph explaining how religions affected U. S. History.
Pupils develop an artistic work ethic, fostering confidence, responsibility and originality. They develop skills and techniques with a variety of media by creating content additional to the regular assignments to go into the final portfolio.
Pupils explore the work ethic and world view of the current "gamer generation." They brainstorm, describe, analyze and document the latest technology to create a virtual time capsule for a future generation.
Students identify and explore how to set goals for their individual fitness tests, as well as to practice a positive work ethic towards completing those goals. They identify what the Presidential and National test scores are for their specific age group. Students then receive a star on which they write their name and their own personal goals. Finally, they use each leg of the star for a different test.
Fourth graders explore, analyze and study how the arts serve a variety of purposes in the life of the students, community and culture. They enhance how technology influences the learning process and issues involving problem solving. Each student also exhibits examples of work ethic and behaviors in school, community and in the workplace.
Should schools restrict students' freedom of expression? Expert groups examine one of six primary source documents and then engage in a jigsaw discussion of this hot-button topic. Individuals then craft an expository essay, taking a position on the topic and citing evidence from the documents. A great way to prepare for the DBQ portion of the US history AP exam.
Here are a few words you don't hear fifth and sixth graders saying every day; nativism, xenophobia, subversive, and chauvinistic nationalism. As they gather around for a rousing discussion about the treatment of Irish immigrants, they'll use these big words to define their understanding of the topic. After discussion, they'll construct well-thought-out position papers. There is a quite extensive reading passage included along with a discussion rubric, and a worksheet. Please note: The text may be somewhat advanced for some learners and may need to be replaced with a more developmentally appropriate one.
Now that your upper grader has a job, you need to teach him how to keep it. Discuss appropriate workplace behavior such as teamwork, initiative, and self-motivation. Also bridge the topic of what is and what isn't ethical behavior and why it's so important to maintaining a job and workplace environment.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners are given an essay in which 6 paragraphs have been removed. Students are to choose from the sentences the one which fits each gap.
Your 16 or 17-year-old young scholars really want to get a job. Show them how to find a job opening, choose a job, and pick up a job application. They'll create a list of where to find job opening information, fill out a job application, and engage in mock interview.
Seven great activities accompany the background information you'll find here. Learners will be introduced to the painting Sir William Pepperrell and His Family by John Singleton Copley. Great information on the painting, the artist, and guided observation questions make this a wonderful resource.
What does a bowl have to do with Paul Revere? Learners will find out about the Liberty Bowl, a silver piece created by Mr. Revere himself. Each of the suggested activities is perfect for engaging kids in exploring the Revolutionary War through an artistic medium. 
Begin your course with an engaging video that inspires viewers to "dream big, work hard, and stay humble," even at a young age. Incorporating a variety of examples from United States history and popular culture, educator Brad Meltzer encourages a diligent work ethic and individual initiative. The video also highlights the importance of chronicling one's efforts and ideas through writing.