I wrote this book "Working in a Restaurant - Can you do the work?" for my low incidence special ed consumer economics class. My goal was to make it very simple and fact based - what do different people do in a restaurant? In addition to the 8 page
I used these worksheets in my high school special education Consumer Economics / Work Skills / Vocational Resource classes as we would learn about jobs. We watched videos from the "Enter Here" series that went along with each job, but you could
This is a complete, easy to follow learning package, containing multiple worksheets, a well designed PowerPoint presentation, and a final assessment. These assignments are focused on teaching students how to effectively obtain and complete an
CAREER EXPLORATION Making a Wise Career Choice Career Clusters and Pathways Students will be all to define and identify their interests, talents, skills, and values
A three page assessment for special education to find each students interest when it comes to employment. Page 1 & 2 show picture of occupations (13 total). Students will circle either the happy face, straight face, or sad face showing how they
Setting Goals The Secret to Success The S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting Strategy A recent study from Harvard revealed that people that have goals are ten times more successful
This complete Tool kit contains 40+ reproducible, easy to use guidance masters (tools) that cover every aspect of school to work guidance including career interview, career assessment, career exploration, career planning, career enhancement, and
Career Exploration Skills Employers Desire This is complete lesson on Employable Skills. It will assist students with learning about those skills employers desire most. Students will be able to identify
These are excellent career exploration assignments. They allow students to explore six different careers. They are self-guided assignments that support reading comprehension skills. They are based on The Occupational Outlook Handbook information.
The Job Interview Learning Package This learning package walks students through the job interview process and provides them with the tools they will need to succeed in a real interview. There are four lessons. Three of the
A one page document I put together when one of my students was getting his first paycheck from school and needed to go to the bank to open his first account.
Starting a New Job Five Steps to Success Starting off a new job right is critical for achieving success at work. This learning package guides students through the five proven step that ensure
These are two quality, well-crafted, and complete lessons that focus on the proper steps needed for a successful job search and the most effective methods and sources that should be utilized by job seekers. Because most jobs are found through
This worksheet asks students to- -Find net income given an hourly wage and hours worked -Figure out how long a person needs to save to afford an item given a weekly income -Determine gross income given net income and amount paid in taxes -Fill out a
Teamwork Success at Work Students will be able to explain the importance of teamwork skills in the workplace, identify key team works skills as well as the barriers that hinder the
This worksheet focuses on following written directions, sorting items, and grocery store skills. Students follow 4 written directions to practice vocational skills and functional reading comprehension. Directions are written at a 1st grade reading
Kids love to play store! My Shopping List will be great for any child wanting to play pretend store at home or wanting to be helpful while going grocery shopping with an adult! They will love checking off the items needed before heading off to the
Social Skills and Life Skills Success Learning from Failure Many of the students that I work with tend to have a difficult time dealing with failure. I
Hiring for Attitude Positive and Enthusiastic This learning package focuses on the importance having a positive and enthusiastic attitude in the workplace. Students will be able to describe what a
After discussing the career - fashion designer, students must design their own clothing/accessories by drawing a rough draft and a final draft of the item. Then, three of their peers must rate their design.
This is a self-guided vocational based assignment that explores the occupation of a waiter and waitress. It was designed for special education students but may be applicable for others interested in exploring careers. The information was derived
Do you want to give your students a real-world, valuable experience that will help them prepare for future job interviews? This packet contains our students' favorite project of the year - a mock interview. In addition to the interview, students
After discussing careers as a graphic designer, students must design their own cereal/box using a color scheme, including a detailed description of the cereal and creating a name for the cereal.
This is a two page activity to help students with special needs understand morning and night. The first page is a chart with two columns, day and night. The second page has 12 word/picture "cards" that students have to cut out and paste into the
Practice multiplying rates with the real world skill of calculating wages! This worksheet presents the formula for calculating wages with a dollar per hour rate. There are ten problems with one bonus question It's a great activity for practicing
The Importance of Good Attendance at Work Printables and/or Complete Lesson Students will be able to explain why good attendance at work is important. They will also be able to identify the key steps that
Entrepreneurship Entrepreneurship is a practical and viable career choice, which is often under appreciated or over looked. This complete learning package exposes students to key aspects entrepreneurship.
This is a 37 page unit with the goal of teaching secondary life skills students with disabilities basic money and purchasing skills. This unit is taught over a period of at least 3 weeks. This unit includes topics such as rounding up to the next
Resume and Cover Letter Templates with Rubrics In this product you will find a template for both a resume and cover letter. I have also included the rubrics for both out of 50 points. Each semester I teach a resume/cover letter unit for my
This countdown sheet, including answer key, helps students to learn how to sew any type (2 hole, 4 hole, shank) of button. I developed this simple 5-step method to help students conceptualize and remember the steps. The organizer helps students to
Understanding Job Evaluations A Complete Learning Package To succeed, it is essential for students to understand how their performance in the workplace will be measured. This learning material focuses on the process of how
The Student Job Interest Kit from the educators’ tool Kit (tool B-2): Use to acquaint students with 15 basic jobs in the world of work, and to assess their interests and experiences in these and other jobs. The results of the Job Interest
A worksheet designed to be used with special education students or other students learning to write and practicing their personal information.
Volunteering Expanding Your Career Opportunities Volunteering is an excellent opportunity for students to gain valuable skills and create a productive network. At-risk students that volunteer increase their job
Career exploration word search puzzles help students and job seekers to recognize and prepare for career and employment opportunities. Use as a career day, college counseling, extra credit, life skills, or substitute teacher activity. Includes four
From the Educators’ Tool Kit (tools M-9, M-14, M-15): Use these worksheets to assess a student’s basic work skills and aptitudes, and to assess the student’s development of positive work behaviors in the classroom and/or on a job.
Career Readiness Taking the Initiative Making Things Happen in the Workplace This is a lesson that is designed to stress the importance of taking the initiative; a
Are your young adult, special education students beginning to search for a job? Without the necessary social skills and life skills for a successful interview, employment is difficult. This packet, mostly containing black and white pages for ease
This document contains 4 worksheets: 1. Scavenger hunt This lists 24 items for the children to find outside and tick off of their list. This is great for ESL and younger classes as there are pictures to assist with the words. 2. Drawing A page for
This worksheet is to be used with MyNextMove.org My 7th grade students had a blast figuring out which careers might be a good match for them and this worksheet helps keep them on track!
These are excellent career exploration assignments. They allow students to explore four different careers. They are self-guided assignments that support reading comprehension skills. They are based on The Occupational Outlook Handbook information.
Do you want to give your students real-world, valuable information about the realities of living on minimum wage? This packet contains everything students need to complete a minimum wage project and requires no-prep for the teacher. Great for a
Students learn what a Haiku Poem is, then they must write their own career haiku poem. Students then decorate the cans to illustrate their career and poem.
After discussing work ethics and the qualities that employers look for when hiring employees, students must write their own "good employee recipe."
This ready-to-use guided worksheet can be used in a unit on Career Exploration. I use it in my CFM class to start the student’s quest in their career search. They match careers with similar characteristics (New York State CFM curriculum – career
Career Exploration Green Jobs Jobs that Don’t Require a Four Year Degree One of the fastest growing job sectors is the green sector. There are many occupations in the
Contains 1 three page printable "Department Scavenger Hunt" for secondary life skills students with disabilities. Text is in a 16 font. The scavenger hunt requires students to locate store departments, specific items, sizes, brands, and prices.
This is the entire packet for the Job Readiness Course. It includes in class activities, correspondence to businesses, and assessments. This is in Microsoft Word format so that you can change and customize it for your school and needs.
This assignment was created to help students distinguish between different careers and the job descriptions of those careers.