ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or English Language Arts (4), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
Title: Look To the Future
Description: This lesson is designed to encourage self-analysis of interests and skills as related to occupations, and to encourage future thought about a career identity or role. This lesson will allow students to organize career information to create a slideshow presentation that includes a scanned image of a drawing as they might see themselves in a future occupation. Students will also have the opportunity to create a newsletter help-wanted ads section using desktop publishing software to encourage exploration of various occupations.
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: Use It or Lose It --- Time is Money
Description: After reading a story about the importance of time, the students will make a chart reflecting how they used their time for a one -week period. Next they will analyze how they used their time and decide how to make better use of it. For the final activity the students will read about a business that was experiencing poor time management by employees on the job and calculate what it cost the business.
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