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Matching interests and talents to careers

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Students match two people’s interests and talents to ideal careers and then write about their own interests, talents, and possible career choices.

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

  • Analyze how interests and talents can help determine career choices
  • Identify personal interests, talents, and possible career choices

What students will do

  • Read descriptions of two people’s interests and talents and use a handout to find careers that match.
  • Write about their own interests, talents, and possible career choices.

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Teacher guide

Matching interests and talents to careers (guide)

Student materials

Matching interests and talents to careers (worksheet)

Careers and levels of education (handout)

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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