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Elementary Career Exploration | Grades 2-5

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It is never too early to start thinking about different jobs or careers.We will explore the world of work by focusing on all the people and workers who play an important role in our community.We will use games and group activities to increase our understanding of careers and work. Students will be encouraged to develop their work readiness skills by following directions and working as a team.

ECC Area:

Part 1

In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Identify community jobs using sound and/or picture cues.
  • Describe the responsibilities of identified community jobs.
  • Describe ways of contributing to their community

Part 2

In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore career vocabulary (e.g., job, career, volunteer, etc.)
  • Discuss paid and unpaid work of adults in their community.
  • Develop an understanding of rules that apply in different work contexts, e.g., group work rules, listening/talking rules for discussion, etc.