SPONSORED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
Supports
ELA and
Life Skills

Jobs of the Future

GRADES 6–8

It’s not too early for students to think about their future! Introduce them to apprenticeships and careers with these engaging resources. Students will identify soft skills they can develop now, analyze articles about teens working in real-world apprenticeships, learn career-related vocabulary, and more. Don’t miss the classroom poster tips!

SOFT SKILLS ACTIVITIES

STUDENT MAGAZINE Awesome Apprenticeships:
Earn and Learn
Grades 6–8
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MAGAZINE LESSON & ACTIVITIES Understanding and
Analyzing Soft Skills
Grades 6–8
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STUDENT MINI-POSTER 5 Key Skills Teens Can
Build Now
Grades 6–8
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STUDENT RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

LESSON & ACTIVITY Plotting a
Career Path
Grades 6–8
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LESSON & ACTIVITY Researching Apprenticeships
and Occupations
Grades 6–8
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BONUS ACTIVITY Writing a Mock
Resume
Grades 6–8
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MORE WAYS TO EXPLORE

FAMILY ACTIVITY

Send home these sheets to get families talking about apprenticeship opportunities. Includes career-planning conversation tips.

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