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Students learn basic economics with a classroom economy.

 

 

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CLASSROOM ECONOMY:

Getting a Job

 

A lesson on classroom economics, interviewing, and getting a job.

Teaching Objectives:

  • Students will generate a list of classroom jobs and attach a salary to each.
  • Students will write a job description for at least one job.
  • Students will fill out a job application and provide references.
  • Students will interview for at least one job.
  • Students will be hired for at least one job.

Suggested Grades:

Second Grade - Third Grade - Fourth Grade - Fifth Grade

 
 

 

GETTING A JOB LESSON PLAN

 


Teaching Materials

  • Lesson -Getting a Job (see below for printable lesson)

  • Printable Jobs Form



Lesson Excerpt:

Activity:

1.  Generate a list of jobs by conducting a brainstorming session with the students.  On the overhead, on the board, or on a computer with class-sized monitor, list the students’ job suggestions.  Discuss the responsibilities that would be associated with each job.

Some of the classroom jobs that your students might come up with are:

*Treasurer                               Attendance Officer  
Paper Passer
*Payroll Clerks _(3-5)             Librarian  
Pencil Sharpener
*Store Managers (1-3)            Botanist                                   Custodian
*Job Monitors     (2-3)            Equipment Manager                Homework Monitor   
 * Tax Collectors (2-3)            Restroom Monitor 
Delivery Person
  Computer Techie                   Lunch Monitor                        Backpack Organizer
  Zookeeper                             Desk Inspector                        Researcher
  Board Eraser                         Teacher’s Assistant                 Messenger

 

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Lesson Printable Materials - Worksheets

Print out the teaching lesson pages and exercise worksheets for use with this lesson:
  

GETTING A JOB

Getting a Job Lesson *

Printable lesson worksheet and activity.

 

Interview Rubric *

Printable interview rubric for lesson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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