Career Awareness, Interests, & Exploration Lesson: How Santa Got His Job
Encourage primary students to explore their interests and future careers with this fun classroom guidance lesson! Using the book "How Santa Got His Job" by Stephen Krensky, students will create "s-ELF-ies" of themselves in their future careers. This lesson emphasizes the importance of identifying interests and applying them to career choices. Perfect for career exploration at a young age!
**This download does not include the story or the book. You may purchase the book on several bookselling sites or find a read-aloud on Youtube.
The PowerPoint presentation features interactive slides that highlight the importance of matching personal interests with a fulfilling career. Start by reading "How Santa Got His Job" and discussing how Santa's previous jobs influenced his current occupation. Then, use the interactive slides to engage students in a fun activity where they guess the career of Santa's elves and watch their pictures transform with the corresponding hats and props. Finally, students can create their own Career s-ELF-ies to showcase their future career aspirations.
This lesson is specifically designed for primary students and includes a complete lesson plan, PowerPoint Slideshow, and Career s-ELF-ie Activity. It can be used in the classroom or for small groups with no additional planning required.
What is included:
1. Lesson Plan (3 pages)
2. Slide Show (32 slides)
3. # s-ELF-ie Worksheet Activity (4 pages)
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