Get Ready for Work!
- Grades: 6–8
- Complete a job application form correctly and legibly.
- Practice adding up cost of items ordered, receiving money and giving back correct change.
- Understand the benefits of different types of payment that workers receive and be able to calculate different methods of payment.
PRINTABLES FOR THIS UNIT
Job Application Form
Lesson Plans for this Unit
Lesson 1: Filling Out an Application
Lesson 2: Money, Money, Money!
Lesson 3: Understanding Types of Payment
Each student researches a company they would like to work for and writes an essay explaining the reasons (good salary, benefits, treat employees well, etc.) they want to work for the company they selected. The essay should include a section on the type of payment they prefer to earn and why.