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Financial Literacy - Careers and Income

Main Core Tie

General Financial Literacy
Strand 2

Additional Core Ties

General Financial Literacy
Strand 2 Standard 2.2:

General Financial Literacy
Strand 2 Standard 2.1:

Time Frame

3 class periods of 90 minutes each

Life Skills

  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Authors

Nicole Reitz-Larsen

Summary

Introduction of how one goes about selecting a career, sources to use when researching numerous careers, the impact of career choices on income, financial stability, goals and dreams. Identify the benefits of education, training and personal skills (SCAN Skills) needed in careers. Practice filling out job applications, what to include in a resume, the hiring process, how to interview, employer expectations, benefits offered to employees, hidden costs of a job, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur or self-employed.


Materials

Teacher Outline List of Activities Rubric


Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to understand how one goes about selecting a career, sources to use when researching numerous careers, the impact of career choices on income, financial stability, goals and dreams. Identify the benefits of education, training and personal skills (SCAN Skills) needed in careers. Practice filling out job applications, what to include in a resume, the hiring process, how to interview, employer expectations, benefits offered to employees, hidden costs of a job, the risks and rewards of being an entrepreneur or self-employed.


Instructional Procedures

Print out the following: Teacher Outline List of Activities Rubric


Bibliography

Neffe High School Planning Program www.practicalmoneyskills.com www.handsonbanking.org www.financialeducation.us www.bankhs.com


Created: 05/31/2005
Updated: 02/05/2018