How many jobs!
Primary CMS area
Area 5. Understanding the world
Other CMS areas
Area 1. Personal effectiveness
Activity 1. MANY DIFFERENT JOBS Activity 2. WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE Activity 3. OUR JOBS GAME
- Know and explore different types of jobs.
- Bring pupils into the world of work with fun, strengthening their knowledge and confidence in their capacities.
- Make children aware of the importance of work
- Recognize different jobs
- Interview their parents
- Collaborate with classmates
- Take responsibilities
- Develop a common project (second activity: our Job book)
- Take part in a game by respecting rules (third activity: job game)
Step 1: teacher asks pupils What is their father/mother’s job? What do they do …? In order to discover what they know about their parents’ jobs
Step 2: parents’ interview about their jobs
Step 3: pupils create a poster with a barchart of their parents’ job
Step 1: pupils make a circle and teacher asks them: what do you want to be when you grow up? Why do you want to be a/an …?
Step 2: creation of a big collective book where each page represents a pupil and his/her chosen job
EXAMPLE OF THE BOOK – TITLE: WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE
Example of one page: chef and hairdresser
Activity 1: 20 minutes discussion, 30 minutes interview, 30 minutes creation of the barchart
Activity 2: 20 mins circle time, 2/3 hours to create the book during art lessons
Activity 3: 2 hours to create cards and 20/30 min. for the game
Role of the Teachers
Workshops (art workshops)
Learning by playing
How pupils cooperate with each other in the different activities. Their participation asking questions and making proper and personal observations.
They are able to play a game following the rules
Evaluation of the final products: the barchart and the book/game