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  • How Santa Got His JobA First Grade Career Development Lesson

    Presented by Jennifer FrederickSope Creek Elementary Professional School Counselor

  • ASCA Standards:A: Students will acquire the skills to investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions.

    B: Students will employ strategies to achieve future career goals with success and satisfaction.

    C: Students will understand the relationship between personal qualities, education, and training and the world of work.

  • Competencies:

    C:A1.2 TSW learn about the variety of traditional and nontraditional occupationsC:A1.3 TSW develop an awareness of personal abilities, skills, interests, and motivationsC:B1.2 TSW identify personal skills, interests and abilities, and relate them to current career choiceC:B2.1 TSW demonstrate awareness of the education and training needed to achieve career goalsC:C1.3 TSW identify personal preferences and interests influencing career choice and successC:C2.1 TSW demonstrate how interests, abilities and achievement relate to achieving personal, social, educational, and career goals

  • Essential Questions:

    What am I good at?

    What careers might I like?

  • Lesson Materials

    Community Helpers Pocket Flash Cards by Trend (from the School Box)How Santa Got His Job, by Stephen Krensky and S.D. SchindlerButcher paper and markers for brainstormingCareers I Like handout

  • Activities:

    Activation Strategy:Play Guess that career with community helper cards. Give clues about the job description, duties, and educational requirements, and have students guess the career

    Teaching Strategies:Discuss likes/dislikes and strengths/weakness in regard to the jobs students have at home and schoolRead the story, stopping for discussion along the wayBrainstorm a web of career choices

    Evaluation:Students should complete and share the Careers I Like handout

  • A Career I Like:

    Here I am working as a ____________________________.

    Two things I am good at that help me do my job are:

    1. ___________________________________________2. ___________________________________________

    My job is an inside or outside (circle one) job.

    I do / do not (circle one) need to go to college for my job.

    In school I need to study _________________for my job.

    Here is a picture of me working in my career.Evaluation: