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Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Roll, Who Art Thou?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners discuss gender role stereotyping and males and females in non-traditional work roles. They debate and discuss opinions as a group, and then as a class, concerning "men only" and "women only" jobs
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College or Bust?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Based on a New York Times article, "The College Drop-Out Boom," participants in a fishbowl discussion formulate and express opinions about the correlation between level of education, career options, and economic mobility. Ample...
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ISTEP + Grade 6 Item Sampler

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this cross-curricular sampler of worksheets, students determine the meaning of specialized vocabulary and to understand the precise meaning of grade-level-appropriate words, describe and connect the essential ideas, arguments, and...
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Lesson: What's your Passion?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
What inspires people and fuels their creative endeavors? Passion! Find out what drives your learners as they examine a painting as it relates to a person's passion. They create a reflective visual or written piece that describes their...
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Finding My Pathway

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a lesson 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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Career Magic

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders gather information about the roles, responsibilities, skills, and training and education requirements of workers. Then they input this information into a graphic organizer chart and identify the similarities and differences...
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It's Magic: Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities, and Requirements of Workers

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions. Then they break into groups to complete the training and education for two careers selected from a listing in the lesson....
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So You Want to Be a Copy Editor?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore what a copy editor does and take a copyediting test. Pupils practice spelling while identifying the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in journalism. The resource is well done.
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The Toothpick Factory

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Get your scholars ready to become employees at the Toothpick Factory. Small groups take on specific roles to practice working in a team with a common goal. They review an instruction sheet (included) before jumping into the production...
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Module: Workplace Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Get your future professionals working in teams as part of a college and career readiness lesson. Discuss times learners have been on teams. What worked and what didn't? How did they settle disagreements? There is a teamwork handout here...
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Personal/Social Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Many teenagers dream of growing up to work in health and safety fields; give them some real-world insight using this research lesson. Although there are just the basics here, you can easily use them as an outline for an engaging career...
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Cameras and Careers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Applying photography basics they learn for this project, first graders take pictures of an adult at work focusing on the tools used, the work site, and job responsibilities. After making a career book that includes photos and...
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Skill Building for Educational and Vocational Advancement

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Over ten weeks, 8th graders refine their visions of future careers, develop skills needed to write resumes and business letters, and learn to make a strong impression at interviews. Three specific activities are included, but mostly the...
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Women in Science: Dr. Grace Bush

For Students 6th - 9th
Learn about the study of paleoecology with a resource about Dr. Grace Bush and her contributions to the field. After reading a one-page passage, learners answer comprehension questions and explore their personal interests in different...
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Welcome To Ella Fitzgerald: the Singer Not the Song

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the life and musical works of Ella Fitzgerald. They investigate how technology influences art using this series of web and video based lessons. They create their own melodies.
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Class Reunion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the process of decision making regarding their own goals and objectives. They consider their future and preparation for life beyond high school by completing a Class Reunion sheet.
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Preparing for Job Entry through Enhancement of Employment Skills

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the world of work and the opportunities that exist in today's world. They identify specific careers and colleges that match their interests and abilities and investigate various corporations and businesses that employ...
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Career Project 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Help your pupils find some direction with a career research project. Individuals research three careers, using the included graphic organizers to record their findings. They then create a visual aid on a computer and present their...
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Job Shadowing

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Prepare high schoolers for the world of work by organizing a job shadowing experience. The resource packet contains all the required materials, but you will have to make the arrangements with the school and the employers.
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Resume Writing Workshop

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
The ability to write a concise and effective resume is an essential skill for those seeking employment. Prepare your pupils for the working world with a resume-writing assignment. Start off by showing them this presentation, which...
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Stepping Into Careers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
In this career lesson plan, students take a look at the qualities a person must possess in order to be considered a "cooperative person." Students make a record of daily activities showing responsibility at school and home for a one week...
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Let's Talk About Work

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students investigate the concepts related to career choice and oral presentations. They research career options and then collect data that is shared with classmates and then discussion is used to make choices of likely occupations.
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Investigate Career Resources

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore career clusters and select a job to examine. Individually, they research the educational requirements, salary, and job outlook for each resource. They complete a worksheet on careers and indicate the resource used.
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Career Interest Inventory

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students investigate the concept of career planning while developing lifelong goals and plans for the future. They use a variety of activities in order to journal and discuss the plan that is created. The details of the plan is shared...