Career Planning Bootcamp: Unit 2 Why (2 lessons, Prezi, videos, worksheets)

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8th - 12th, Homeschool
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This second unit of my Ultimate Career Planning System is called Why, which is designed to help your students identify underlying values, interests, and motivations using the 5 Why process. Purchase includes:

1. Lesson 4: Intro to the 5 Whys (1 hour)

  • Summarize the 5 whys process
  • Apply the 5 whys process to daily life
  • Identify underlying beliefs and motivations

2. Lesson 5: Applying the 5 Whys (1 hour)

  • Begin to apply underlying beliefs and motivations to the career exploration process
  • Identify important aspects of the career planning process
  • Explore careers using varied digital resources

3. 5 Whys Flowchart Worksheet (1 page PDF)

4. Likes/Dislikes Worksheet (2 pages PDF)

5. Prezi (both link and PDF version included) presentation - applying the 5 whys (14 slides)

6. Powerpoint/GoogleSlides (both included) presentation - Intro to the 5 Whys (8 slides)

7. links to videos used within the lessons as well as for teacher reference

These resources work best with in-person learning.

Both lesson plans are written in 5E format and aligned with the Common Core, totaling approximately 2 hours of instruction. Resources are provided in PDF format. Although designed for use as the second step within the Ultimate Career Planning System (to follow Unit 1: Discover), these lessons and resources can be used as a stand-alone.

This mini unit is perfect for any career exploration class, career-related project, or fun end of the year activity. Note, these resources are not STEM-specific and are intended for use in ANY career related course, project, unit, etc. Get this Unit 2 and EVERYTHING you could ever need to implement a successful career planning program with my Ultimate Career Planning System!

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Total Pages
30 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.


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