Me and My Career

Your career search starts here! Sixth grade scholars begin their journey toward college and career readiness in the first of a five-part series of lessons. Individuals identify where their interests lead them using the Holland code, then research to discover how these interests pair with a career or job cluster.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils create a short presentation about the career or job cluster they've identified as a match for their interests
  • While they research, ask scholars to identify at least one college or trade school that specializes in their careers
Classroom Considerations

Pros

  • Students are very autonomous during the lesson, performing a self-assessment and using the results to guide their career research
  • Helpful teacher resources make it easy to launch the lesson, then mingle and check on everyone's progress
Cons

  • None