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What to Wear: Career Day! Suit of Armor From Japan

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students understand that some jobs require workers to wear special clothes or a special suit. In this art appreciation instructional activity, students observe the Suit of Armor and discuss how a samurai is requires to wear armor to...
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Picture This!

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners take pictures of presenters during a school Career Day. For this career and digital picture lesson, students take turns photographing the parents that come into present for a Career Day presentation. They then use software to...
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Income and Careers: Career Exploration

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers take part in a virtual career day and are exposed to various career opportunities in the finance, education, and medical fields. By accessing a video you can download from the PwC Financial website, learners "shadow"...
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Global Grover: Animal Rescue

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover has just gotten back from Australia and he has brought a clip. The clip shows a little girl who mother rescues animals. This would be a great career day video.
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Community and Me

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
First and second graders view art work, have group and class discussions, listen to stories, write themes, make notes, conduct interviews, graph results, chart findings, and plan a career day. These ambitious lessons should lead your...
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What's My Job?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars watch an episode of the PBS show, "Maya & Miguel," and discuss various career options. They match pictures with job descriptions, organize a career day that includes local professionals and parents, and role-play...
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"Career Day"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students gain specific knowledge of careers that might interest them and use this information in their college search and application process. They contact alumni to inquire about internships or shadow opportunities.
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A Perfect Fit: Finding the Right Career for You

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members explore possible career paths and consider their own passions and interests by researching job openings, career descriptions, and skills, as well as reading the success stories of experienced entrepreneurs.
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Guidance and Career Education: Pathways—Career Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Prepare kids for their next phase of life with a project-based lesson on careers. Learners discuss careers that they'd like to have and group them into fields, then work with peers to research more about that career and present what they...
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Career Education

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
As part of a career exploration and investigation, learners research the Internet for possible career options and identify what type of educational preparation is required for those careers, as well as possible salary options,...
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Making Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The first step in managing your money is making money! Learn about ways to find and interview for a job with a thorough lesson on personal finances. Kids learn about the ways to earn a paycheck and then manage the funds they receive.
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I Am Highly Effective

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Send your teen students into adulthood with great tools for efficiency, resolving conflicts, and school success! Learners use the tips and philosophies from Sean Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens in roleplay activities and a...
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Preparing a 1040EZ Income Tax Form

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some of us never feel like we know how to do our taxes! Help scholars understand the process early by using an informative resource. They fill out their own tax forms in a simulation activity and view multiple resources to learn even...
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Budgeting Your Money

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How do you make sure that your income doesn't disappear before you have a chance to save it? Use a creative budgeting activity to teach learners in both special education and mainstream classes how to keep track of their expenditures and...
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Learning About Careers

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students conduct interviews of 3 people who have careers they are interested in and write up the interview in a presentation. In this careers lesson plan, students also have parent volunteers come in and talk about their jobs.
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Job Day

For Teachers 1st
First graders discuss jobs in the community. In this lesson on careers, 1st graders read and discuss different jobs in the community. They find new vocabulary and discuss what job they would like when they get older.  
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Tools for Tomorrow

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate and identify tools that could be used in careers of the future. They conduct research on jobs that interest them, write a description of the job, create a picture of a tool or themselves doing that job, and plan a...
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EQUITABLE CAREERS

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students decide on a list of careers they would be interested in on a career day.
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Something Fishy in Ontario

For Teachers 4th
Students create a diorama of the habitat of the fish of their choice, along with a research paper. They research habitats, the factors which affect specific habitats, and how fish adapt to different habitats in order to meet their unique...
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Awesome Stories: Vincent van Gogh

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Who was Vincent van Gogh? Most of the questions can be answered in two or three sentences; however, there is at least one essay prompt and one personal response question that require longer answers. Questions call for a good mix of...
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Girls Only!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Promote positive self-esteem in young girls with this educational toolkit—a thorough document that lists a wide variety of activities, from writing an I am poem or learning to give compliments to a conflict resolution role-play...
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Speaker Report

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Fifth through eighth graders think of themselves as newspaper reporters as they listen to a presentation by a guest speaker. As reporters, they take notes during the presentation. Using these notes, they create a rough draft and then a...
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Officer Buckle and Gloria

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students write a class letter to a local policeman asking him to come and talk to the class and create a list of safety tips as a class. Students research information on police dogs: type of dogs used, where they come form, how they are...
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Step Into the Real World ~ Careers & Service Learning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research, analyze and study a variety of resources and activities to broaden their horizons on careers and service learning through classroom, community and career activities. They scan all possible choices they have at their...

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