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Overview of Site

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Conversation Starter (4-12 Grade)  
Overview (4-5 Grade)WebQuest Fillable WorksheetWebQuest Printable Worksheet
Overview (6-8 Grade)WebQuest Fillable WorksheetWebQuest Printable Worksheet
Overview (9-12 Grade)WebQuest Fillable WorksheetWebQuest Printable Worksheet
Overview Post SecondaryExploratory Questions Post Secondary Worksheet 

Reality Check

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Reality Check (4-5)Reality Check Worksheet 
Reality Check (6-8)  
Reality Check (9-12)Venn Diagram Worksheet 
Reality Check Post Secondary  
Reality Check Results (4-8)Reality Check Results Percentage Worksheet 

Interest Finder

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Interest Finder (4-5)The Holland Codes Worksheet 
Interest Finder (6-8)  
Interest Finder (9-12)  
Interest Finder Post Secondary  

Career Cluster Match

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Career Cluster Match (4-5)Career Cluster Booklet Worksheet 
Career Cluster Match (6-8)  
Career Cluster Match (9-12)Conversation Starters for Clusters (9-12) Worksheet 
Career Cluster Match Post Secondary  

Be Your Own Boss

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Be Your Own Boss (4-5)Be Your Own Boss Word Search Worksheet 
Be Your Own Boss (6-8)Be Your Own Boss Word Search Worksheet 
Be Your Own Boss (9-12)Be Your Own Boss Word Search WorksheetBe Your Own Boss Crossword Worksheet
Be Your Own Boss Post Secondary  

Skills Matcher 

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Skills Matcher (9-12)  
Skills Matcher Post Secondary  

Work Values Sorter

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Work Values Sorter (4-5)Work Values Graphic Worksheet 
Work Values Sorter (6-8)Work Values Four Corner Worksheet 
Work Values Sorter (9-12)Work Values Classroom Activity 
Work Values Sorter Post Secondary  

I Didn’t Know this Existed

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
I Didn’t Know this Existed (4-8)  
I Didn’t Know this Existed (9-12)  
I Didn’t Know this Existed Post Secondary  

What Can I do with that Education?

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
What Can I do with that Education (4-5)What can I do with that Education Worksheet 
What Can I do with that Education (6-8)What can I do with that Education Worksheet 
What Can I do with that Education (9-12)  What can I do with that Education Worksheet 
What Can I do with that Education Post SecondaryWhat can I do with that Education Worksheet 

Common Job Titles

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
AKA Common Job Titles (4-5)AKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles (6-8)AKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles (9-12)  AKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles Post SecondaryAKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 

Similar Occupations

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Similar Occupations (4-5)Compare & Contrast Worksheet 
Similar Occupations (6-8)Compare & Contrast Worksheet 
Similar Occupations (9-12)Compare & Contrast Worksheet 

What’s the Future of My Occupation?

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
What’s the Future of My Occupation (9-12)Future of Occupation Worksheet 
What’s the Future of My Occupation Post SecondaryFuture of Occupation Worksheet 

Career Planning Resources

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Career Planning Resources (9-12)Career Planning WorksheetCareer Planning Scavenger Hunt
Career Planning Resources Post SecondaryCareer Planning WorksheetCareer Planning Scavenger Hunt

Getting a Job

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Getting a Job (9-12)  
Getting a Job Post Secondary  
Creating a Cover Letter (9-12)  
Creating a Resume (9-12)  
Job Applications (9-12)  
Job Interviews (9-12)  

 

 

 

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Upper Elementary School (4-5 Grade)

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Conversation Starter (4-12 Grade)  
Overview (4-5 Grade)WebQuest Fillable WorksheetWebQuest Printable Worksheet
Reality Check (4-5 Grade)Reality Check Worksheet 
Reality Check Results (4-8 Grade)Reality Check Results Percentage Worksheet 
Interest Finder (4-5 Grade)The Holland Codes Worksheet 
Career Cluster Match (4-5 Grade)Career Cluster Booklet Worksheet 
Be Your Own Boss (4-5 Grade)Be Your Own Boss Word Search Worksheet 
Work Values Sorter (4-5 Grade)Work Values Graphic Worksheet 
I Didn’t Know this Existed (4-8)  
What Can I do with that Education (4-5 Grade)What can I do with that Education Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles (4-5 Grade)AKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
Similar Occupations (4-5 Grade)Compare & Contrast Worksheet 

Middle School (6-8 Grade)

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Conversation Starter (4-12 Grade)  
Overview (6-8 Grade)WebQuest Fillable WorksheetWebQuest Printable Worksheet
Reality Check (6-8 Grade)Reality Check Worksheet 
Reality Check Results (4-8 Grade)Reality Check Results Percentage Worksheet 
Interest Finder (6-8 Grade)  
Career Cluster Match (6-8 Grade)  
Be Your Own Boss (6-8 Grade)Be Your Own Boss Word Search Worksheet 
Work Values Sorter (6-8 Grade)Work Values Four Corner Worksheet 
I Didn’t Know this Existed (4-8)  
What Can I do with that Education (6-8 Grade)What can I do with that Education Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles (6-8 Grade)AKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
Similar Occupations (6-8 Grade)Compare & Contrast Worksheet 

High School (9-12 Grade)

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Conversation Starter (4-12 Grade)  
Overview (9-12 Grade)WebQuest Fillable WorksheetWebQuest Printable Worksheet
Reality Check (9-12 Grade)Venn Diagram Worksheet 
Interest Finder (9-12 Grade)  
Career Cluster Match (9-12 Grade)Conversation Starters for Clusters (9-12 Grade) Worksheet 
Be Your Own Boss (9-12 Grade)Be Your Own Boss Word Search WorksheetBe Your Own Boss Crossword Worksheet
Skills Matcher (9-12 Grade)  
Work Values Sorter (9-12 Grade)Work Values Classroom Activity 
I Didn’t Know this Existed (9-12 Grade)  
What Can I do with that Education (9-12 Grade)  What can I do with that Education Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles (9-12 Grade)  AKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
Similar Occupations (9-12 Grade)  Compare & Contrast Worksheet 
What’s the Future of My Occupation (9-12 Grade)Future of Occupation Worksheet 
Career Planning Resources (9-12 Grade)Career Planning WorksheetCareer Planning Scavenger Hunt
Getting a Job (9-12 Grade)  
Creating a Cover Letter (9-12 Grade)  
Creating a Resume (9-12 Grade)  
Job Applications (9-12 Grade)  
Job Interviews (9-12 Grade)  

Post Secondary

Lesson PlanActivity # 1Activity # 2
Overview Post SecondaryExploratory Questions Post Secondary Worksheet 
Reality Check Post Secondary  
Interest Finder Post Secondary  
Career Cluster Match Post Secondary  
Be Your Own Boss Post Secondary  
Skills Matcher Post Secondary  
Work Values Sorter Post Secondary  
I Didn’t Know this Existed Post Secondary  
What Can I do with that Education Post SecondaryWhat can I do with that Education Worksheet 
AKA Common Job Titles Post SecondaryAKA: Common Job Titles Worksheet 
What’s the Future of My Occupation Post SecondaryFuture of Occupation Worksheet 
Career Planning Resources Post SecondaryCareer Planning WorksheetCareer Planning Scavenger Hunt
Getting a Job Post Secondary  

 

 

 

These lesson plans were created for educators (teachers, counselors, coaches, Career Development Coordinators - CDCs, career advisors, etc.) to use in an academic setting. Feel free to amend the plans to best meet your classroom needs. Please share your thoughts about the value of these lessons so that others can benefit from your experience by completing the following survey. If you have your own career lesson plans that you would like to share with fellow educators, please contact nccareers @ nccommerce.com

A special thank you to Kesha Dawson, Penny Clontz and Jennifer Yandle for their work in making these plans possible. 

 

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