Career Awareness/Exploration // Researching Careers
Day in the Life Videos – Exploring Careers You Are Interested In

The purpose of this activity is expose students to careers which they may be interested in and have them reflect on how their interests match a career after viewing a Day in the Life Video.

Suggested Grade Level

Grade

9

Approximate Time Needed

Minutes

25

Resources

Instructions

Download and print the Day in the Life THINK – WRITE – PAIR – SHARE handout.

In ConnectEd Studios, go to Toolbox, then select Day in the Life Videos. Browse the pages or select an industry sector you are interested in to find a career video you are curious about.

BEFORE YOU WATCH A VIDEO:  Complete the first two rows of the THINK – WRITE – PAIR – SHARE handout.

AFTER YOU WATCH A VIDEO:  Complete the remaining rows of the THINK – WRITE – PAIR – SHARE handout.

Be prepared to share your work with the rest of the class.

Teacher Notes

This activity is recommended to be done after What Matters to Me Survey, What Matters to Me Guide, and How Am I Smart lessons.

Assessment Notes

Completed handout

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