Title: Look To the Future
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.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (4) 27: With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting. [W.4.6]
Title: Use It or Lose It --- Time is Money
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.
Standard(s): [CG1] (0-12) 53: C:A2.9 - utilize time- and task-management skills