Name That Job!

Following a brief video, two teams play against each other to read clues from a card and guess which occupation it describes. The team that guesses the most correctly wins. A quick-write poses several questions about one's dream job.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Laminate cards for continued use
  • Perform a Think, Pair, Share to allow peers to discuss their quick-write answers
  • Encourage pupils to use their quick-write as a starting off point for a career-focused essay or research report
Classroom Considerations
  • Preparation requires copy making and game prep—gather a timer and make playing cards game ready
Pros
  • The resource downloads as an editable copy
  • The game atmosphere supports teambuilding 
  • Boosts self-management
Cons
  • None
Common Core