|Title: Local Employment Opportunities||Author: Robert Schoen|
|Subject(s): Common Career Technical Standards|
|Grade Level(s): 9-12||Total Time: 120 min.|
Overview / Description: Identify careers at local businesses
Learning goals/objectives: To identify careers at local businesses. By communicating with area employers and identifying careers students could possibly find a career they identify with and could pursue as a career path. This would help students with careers and businesses with employees.
After completing this activity, students should be able to . . .identify careers at local businesses.
Workplace Readiness Skill:
|x||Attitude and Initiative||Planning and Organization|
Content Standards: Standard: CD2: Students will identify the connection between educational achievement and work opportunities in order to reach personal and career goals. CD2.b.9.h: Analyze local and regional labor market and job growth information to select a career pathway for potential advancement.
Educational Frameworks: B.2 Apply knowledge in establishing and achieving academic goals. B.12.2.3 Identify postsecondary options consistent with interests, achievement, aptitude, and abilities
WHO (T=Teacher Focus Lesson; WG=Whole Group\; SM=Small Group; I=Independent)
|Learning Activity Task||WHO is responsible |
for this step?
|Approximate time |
|Identify all area employers (make a list)||WG||15 min.|
|Pick an employer from the list||SG||15 min.|
|Contact employers HR department to identify career opportunities||SG||30 min.|
|Pick a career that interests you and research it||I||30 min.|
|Present your career to the rest of the class||I||30 min.|
Assessment: 4 possible points 1 point for contacting employer, 1 point for picking a career, 1 point for researching that career, 1 point for presenting your career choice
Wrap-Up: Discuss all the different careers available in the area.
Extension Activity (for intervention or enrichment):