What Skills Do I Need?

Get your class started down the path to a great career! The first of a six-part series of career and college lessons inspires learners to use their interests to explore career options. The activity also provides resources where individuals begin building the skills they need for a variety of career options.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Begin the lesson with an online career aptitude test
  • As an extension, pair pupils with similar career interests and let them research together

Classroom Considerations

  • The online resources are state-specific; incorporate your state or district career planning resources into this section
  • Each student focuses on a specific career for the lesson
Pros

  • The activity does an excellent job of differentiating between job-specific and transferable career skills
  • Printables are easy to follow and located in the teacher's guide
Cons

  • None