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Life Skills:

  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:


Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 4 Standard 5

Identify marriage and family financial goals and budget development strategies.

Newspaper want ads. Computer lab

Background For Teachers:
Teachers need to be aware of where students can go for help in discovering career options, help with resumes, job applications, etc.

Student Prior Knowledge:
How to fill out a job application, do a resume, and cover letter.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
1. Students will set a career goal.
2. Students will complete a job application, resume, and cover letter.

Instructional Procedures:
The teacher may invite a guest speaker from workforce services the day before to talk about finding a job. After talking about careers, have students compile a job portfolio using the items listed on the job kit page. If a computer lab is available, take students to the lab to write resumes and cover letters.


Web Sites

"Financial Fitness for Youth Curriculum," by Joyce H. Cristenbury.


Created Date :
Jun 06 2003 11:50 AM