Elements of Basic Careers 1


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Great for high school students who are reading at a grade 2/4 level!

Career exploration and preparation is the foundation for postgraduate career success. Students learn real-life skills, such as completing a job application, creating a budget, reading a paycheck stub, and getting along with employers and coworkers.

  • Each lesson is self-explanatory, so students can progress independently.
  • The content matter is grade level, age-appropriate, and standards aligned.
  • This complete program fosters learning and success for students of all ability levels with extensive skills practice, real-life connections, vocabulary enrichment, and projects.

Example Concepts:

  • The Basics of Careers: hard and soft skills, values, workplace knowledge and skills
  • Career Exploration: career fields, groups, and pathways; labor market
  • Job Search Basics: job search, job application, interview skills, writing a résumé
  • Job Success: keeping your job, productive work habits, workplace business documents, safety practices
  • Successful Transition to Postsecondary Education and Career: Individual Graduation Plan, career portfolio, post-secondary education options, community services
  • Keys for Personal Success: self-awareness, social awareness, self-control, and self-management
  • Independent Living: personal finance skills, housing choices, management of personal life, citizenship and social engagement
  • Long-term Planning for Success: Life road map

Student Book offers 190+ instructional and practice pages with real-life examples to build skills.
Practice Book offers 190+ practice pages to reinforce skills.
Teacher Resource Edition includes reproducible pretests, posttests, and unit tests (standard form and form B for cognitively challenged students), goals and objectives (IEPs), chapter activities and projects, and all answer keys.

Does your student have…

  • A serious reading problem?
  • Dyslexia?
  • ADHD?
  • Problems learning?
  • A cognitive challenge?
  • Autism?
  • English as a second language?

Appropriate for…

  • Mainstream classrooms
  • Resource settings
  • Self-contained settings
  • ELL settings
  • Statewide prep tutorials
  • Alternative settings
  • Residential or homebound
  • Correctional programs