Presentation on theme: "How Santa Got His Job A First Grade Career Development Lesson"— Presentation transcript:
1 How Santa Got His Job A First Grade Career Development Lesson Presented by Jennifer FrederickSope Creek Elementary Professional School Counselor
2 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.
3 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
4 Essential Questions:What am I good at?What careers might I like?
5 Lesson MaterialsCommunity 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
6 Activities: Activation Strategy: Teaching Strategies: Evaluation: Play “Guess that career” with community helper cards. Give clues about the job description, duties, and educational requirements, and have students guess the careerTeaching 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 choicesEvaluation:Students should complete and share the Careers I Like handout
7 A Career I Like: Evaluation: 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: