You Just Got Your First Job... Now What?
Prepare students for the ‘real world’ with these essential life-skills lessons!
Featuring easy-to-use tips, techniques, and strategies students learn what it takes to make a good impression, get along with co-workers, understand the difference between gross pay and net pay, and become a valuable employee. Students get tons of ‘real-life’ practice while also improving reading comprehension and practical application math skills.
How do I make a good impression? Is there a ‘right’ way to shake hands? Is eye contact important? What should I wear? How do I remember my co-workers’ names? Should I wear deodorant or cologne?
From working in a restaurant, to becoming a receptionist, carpenter, graphic designer, 911 dispatcher, or nursing assistant, students get a sneak-peek of job requirements, on-the-job training, pay scales, and a typical workday.
Scenarios include everything from federal & state income tax deductions, to FICA, insurance and vacation pay. Students practice computing gross pay, net pay and more.
Top 10 Qualities of a Good Employee:
Follow these helpful tips and advice to KEEP your job!
Common Qualities of a Bad Employee:
Break those bad habits! Being late, wasting time, and using your phone are just a few of the ways to put your job at risk…. From improving your attitude to accepting criticism, these lessons are sure to help you to become a better employee.
Reading Level: Grades 3-4
Interest Level: Grades 8-12
Simply download these Google Slides and assign them to your students. Assign them all, or just a few for today's lesson! For additional flexibility, these slides can also be printed for in-class use!
Benefits of Google Slides:
If you've been looking for a way to integrate technology into your lessons, this is your answer. And the best part is you don't have to print, cut, laminate, or replace when you lose pieces....it's ALL DIGITAL!
How do Google Slides Work?
Students read each high-interest story on a computer or iPad then answer the comprehension questions right on their copy of the slides. Teachers can see students' answers in real time, or review them later. Slides can also be printed and used as colorful classroom worksheets. You can assign a set of slides to each student, so that they have their own personal packet.
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- Model: EREM 2023APGC