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Searching for Your Perfect Career

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Here is a very comprehensive lesson that spans several weeks and allows learners to fully explore career clusters. They take aptitude tests, list career options, then research one career choice. They create PowerPoint presentations that...
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Take this Job and Love It!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers need to be prepared to enter the job market during or after high school. Here are six preparational activities geared at getting those kids ready to enter the job market. They conduct research on various jobs, learn about...
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Read to Learn

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the concept of community helpers.  For this community helper lesson, students brainstorm the community helpers in their neighborhood after reading a book about jobs in the community.  Students then host a community...
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Tech: Ophthalmology

For Teachers 7th - 8th
An optometrist, ophthalmologist, and optician are all careers related to eye health. Learners examine what it takes and how much money one can make if he decides to go into the field of ophthalmology. They explore the career through a...
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Babysitting and Child Care

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The first job most of us ever experienced, was babysitting. Prepare young adults for the responsibilities of child care with Babysitting 101. They'll discuss safety, food preparation, and the that responsibilities babysitting entails....
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Occupations

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Very young learners have careers in mind for their futures! This resource presents an activity which will allow kids to explore their thoughts and dreams on this topic. The teacher plays the role of a newspaper reporter who interviews...
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Labor Day Workers Cube

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the history of celebrating Labor Day and discuss the important role blue-collar workers play in the country's economy. After discussion, they create a cube displaying drawings of various jobs they admire. Panels of cube...
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Jobs in Our Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students brainstorm jobs that help contribute to a smooth running classroom. After identifying responsibilities and skills necessary for each job, they created "Help Wanted" posters. Students design their own letterhead and submit...
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Finding My Pathway

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a activity that is concerned with the acquiring of skills necessary to make informed career choices. They examine the type of language that should be acquired for communication in the workplace. They also have...
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My School Job

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss why classrooms have helpers to complete everyday tasks. In groups, they participate in a role-play activity in which they complete the assigned tasks. To end the lesson, they complete a worksheet in which they...
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Les Métiers (Jobs and Professions)

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Work a few of these activities into your unit on jobs and professions for beginning French speakers. This teacher's guide focuses on feminine and masculine word endings, and introduces the teacher to different opportunities for oral...
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Working at the Television Station

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
There's a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a local news program. Read this passage independently or as a whole class to learn about all the different people that work hard to bring us the news. Afterward, young learners determine...
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Completing a Job Application

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Is there a more important skill for young people than knowing how to properly fill out a job application? Probably, but this is one skill worth honing. This presentation does a great job passing along some simple, yet effective,...
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Jobs Word Search

For Students 4th - 5th
If you're doing a unit of study on careers, or types of jobs people do, this word search may come in handy. In it, learners must find 23 words that all have to do with jobs people have. Given that it's an online/interactive worksheet,...
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What's a Good Job?

For Teachers 12th
Upper graders almost always stress about life after high school. To ease the transition to adult life, discuss how to select a job to meet personal needs. Two writing prompts are included to help learners consider what they'd like to do...
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Apply Now

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Accuracy, proper spelling, and understanding what your being asked are all necessary skills when filling out a job applications. Learners take the first step toward joining the workforce by filling out practice job applications. 
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On the Other Side of the Desk

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students brainstorm a list of careers of interest to them and use the internet to discover what a typical day is like and what education they would need. Individually, they draw a picture of themselves in their career. To end the lesson,...
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Choosing a Career Path

For Students 7th - 10th
In this choosing a career path worksheet, students envision their ideal job and research a few career possibilities they are interested in.
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Targeting Careers: My Goal

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate the concept of setting a goal within several different contexts. They participate in a game to illustrate the need for a goal and then focus upon the setting of a short term educational goal because of the age...
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Connecting the Dots: Workers and Their Importance

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the role of workers and their jobs in the community. They write a friendly letter to a community worker expressing appreciation for the work they do and their importance to the community.
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Career Investigators - Jobs of Family Members

For Teachers K
Students investigate the concept of a job and how they can differ for each household. They examine a tool box filled with different tools and identify the types of jobs could be done with them. Then the teacher conducts a class discussion.
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Jobs I Like At Home and At School

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore jobs at home. They name a personal strength, indicate interests, and explain the importance of jobs to home and school.
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Jobs in School

For Teachers K - 1st
Talk about the types of jobs found at school, in the community, and in families. This discussion-based presentation encourages the class to talk about what jobs they see, what they think those people do, and what they'd like to do when...
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The World of Work

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After having a discussion about skills they have already acquired in school, pupils imagine that they are leaving school to go look for a job. They discuss what kind of job they would look for, and what they would tell about themselves...