Presentation on theme: "Dare to Dream 8 th Grade: Careers in the Community Microsoft, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Dare to Dream 8 th Grade: Careers in the Community Microsoft, 2011
Pre-Test 1.Name someone in history who overcame obstacles in order to achieve his/her career goals. 2.What obstacles did he/she face? 3.How was he/she able to overcome the obstacles to succeed in his/her career?
Review What are some of your personal strengths? What careers did you identify that match those strengths? How will those strengths help you in your careers of interest? Microsoft, 2011
Objectives In the next two classes we’re going to learn about people in history who have overcome obstacles to achieve their career goals. Microsoft, 2011
Dare to Dream Stories Choose one story to read from the list provided. Read the story on your own. Pay close attention to the person’s career goals, obstacles to achieving their goals, and the strategies and strengths used to overcome the obstacles.
Bio-Cube When you’ve finished reading, use the Bio- Cube Planning Survey in Family Connection to prepare to make your Bio-Cube. Directions for completing the Bio- Cube task can be found in Family Connection.
Reminders Complete you Bio-Cube for next class Print your Bio-Cube and tape it together You may decorate your cube if you wish Be prepared to share your Bio-Cube and the story of the person you read about with the class. – Practice presenting for your family!
References Microsoft Office Images. (2011). Retrieved from us/images/http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/images/