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Choosing a career

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Students identify their interests and talents after reading a story about characters who explore careers connected to things they like to do.

Big idea

Our interests and talents can help us think about careers that might be right for us.

Essential questions

  • What are my interests and talents?
  • In which careers can I use my interests and talents?

Objectives

  • Understand how our interests and talents can help with choosing a career
  • Explore personal interests and talents

What students will do

  • Read a story about characters who explore careers connected to their interests and talents.
  • Answer questions about the story.
  • Identify their own interests and talents.

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Teacher guide

Choosing a career (guide)

Student materials

Choosing a career (worksheet)

Money Monsters learn about careers (story)

Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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