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In this lesson, students build a web while exploring the correlation between different careers in the workforce


Social Studies  


6, 7, 8  

Title – Career Exploration Web
By – Rebecca Young
Primary Subject – Social Studies
Grade Level – 6-8

Content: Students will understand the correlation and importance of the many careers in the workforce.


      Note cards, career worksheet, and pencils for each student.

    Ball of twine/yarn for the class.

Instructional Procedures:

      1. Ask students about their dream jobs.

      2. Discuss career planning and the different career clusters.

      3. Have students write down their desired job on the note card.

      4. Students tell each other about the career and why they are interested.

      5. Students stand in a circle and create a story linking each of the careers. The string is passed from person to person making a web of careers.

    6. Have students draw conclusions about what the web could symbolize.

Assessment Evaluation:

    Have each student interpret (orally or written) what the web symbolizes to him or her in the world of work.

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