Career Research and Acrostic Poetry

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It's never too early to think about the future! Here is a lesson that sparks the thought, "What do I want to be when I grow up? Scholars begin by researching careers and completing a graphic organizer with their new-found knowledge. Then, learners, use the information they discovered to write an acrostic poem. To conclude the lesson, class members present their poems to their peers. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Brainstorm additional careers to add to the reference page
  • Conduct a gallery walk for peers to easily view career poems after presentations  
  • Display finished products at Back-to-School Night or Open House 
Classroom Considerations

  • Schedule time in the computer lab, library, or on mobile learning devices to research career information  
Pros

  • Lesson promotes future planning and career goals
  • The plan is written clearly and in detail  
Cons

  • None