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Jobs & Careers Teacher Resources

These cross-curricular lesson plans and printables on jobs and careers will help students understand the breadth of opportunities available to them. Utilize these resources to teach them about the economy. Our Labor Day resources are perfect for back to school. Math activities will help students learn about managing a budget, while language arts activities provide insight into various careers. You'll also find quizzes, science and art activities, and career counseling resources.


Labor Day Activities
Be a Journalist!
School Jobs Crossword Puzzle
People Who Keep Us Safe Bulletin Board
Curious George's First Day of School Teacher's Guide
Choose an Occupation
Labor Day Puzzle
More Popular Jobs/Careers Printables

Lesson Plans

Career Bulletin Board
Labor Day Newspaper
Appreciation Cards
What Is Child Labor?
More Lesson Plans


Fields of Science Quiz

Language Arts Activities

Suggested Author Interview Questions
Career Words
The Firefighter Reading Warm-Up
What Do You Want To Be? (¿Qué quieres ser?)
Community Helpers Writing Activity
Juan's New Job
I'd Prefer... (Solving Conundrums)
Daily Journal Topics: My Community
"One Who": Word Puzzle
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey
More Language Arts Activities

Math Activities

Career Survey
A Budget
Brad's Earnings
Count the Objects
Babysitting Earnings

Science Activities

Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Careers: Who Am I?
Investigate a Career
Bringing Science History to Life
Dr. Mae Jemison Coloring Page
Science Careers and Symbols
What Is Physical Science? Activity
More Science Activities

Jobs, Careers, & Art Connected

Firefighter's Hat
Police Officer Hat
Fire Engine and Police Car Puzzle
Doctor and Dentist Patterns
Make a Stethoscope
Join the Firefighters!
Nurse/EMT Hat
More Art Activities

Labor Day Resources

The Story of Labor Day
Jobs That Depend on Other Jobs
Kids at Work
Occupations with the Largest Job Growth, 2004–2014
Women and World War II
National Labor Organizations
Work Stoppages Involving 1,000 People or More
More Labor Day Resources for Teachers

Career Counseling Resources

Brainstorming About Jobs
Seven Necessary Occupations
Interviewing Successfully
Administrative Expectations
Assess the Program Before You Accept the Job: Seven Areas
Getting a Good Recommendation
More Career Counseling Resources


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