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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.


Careers: Who Am I?
Choose an Occupation
Community Helpers: Matching
Be a Journalist!
Career Survey
Labor Day Activities
A Budget
More Popular Jobs/Careers Printables

Lesson Plans

What Is Child Labor?
Appreciation Cards
Women and World War II
Career Bulletin Board
More Lesson Plans


Fields of Science Quiz

Language Arts Activities

Suggested Author Interview Questions
Be a Journalist!
The Firefighter Reading Warm-Up
Let's Choose a Career
Appreciation Cards
Career Words
Labor Day Puzzle
My New Year's Resolutions (7-12)
Transcript of Authors Live with Jerry Spinelli
Clara Barton Reading Warm-Up
More Language Arts Activities

Math Activities

A Budget
Brad's Earnings
Count the Objects
Babysitting Earnings

Science Activities

Investigate a Career
Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Second-Grade Soil Scientists
Dr. Mae Jemison Coloring Page
Florence Nightingale Biography: A Reading Warm-Up
Make a Set of Teeth
Science Careers and Symbols
More Science Activities

Jobs, Careers, & Art Connected

Make a Stethoscope
Appreciation Cards
Doctor and Dentist Patterns
Police and Firefighter Wheel Pattern
Fire Engine and Police Car Puzzle
I Want to Be a Carpenter
Police and Firefighter Patterns
More Art Activities

Labor Day Resources

What Is Child Labor?
Appreciation Cards
Career Words
Women and World War II
Kids at Work
Women Inventors
Labor Day Newspaper
More Labor Day Resources for Teachers

Career Counseling Resources

Appreciation Cards
Interviewing Successfully
Occupations with the Largest Job Growth, 2004–2014
Getting a Good Recommendation
Administrative Expectations
Assess the Program Before You Accept the Job: Seven Areas
More Career Counseling Resources

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