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Content Area: 21st-Century Life and Careers
9.3 Career Awareness, Exploration, and Preparation
Content Area 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.3 Career Awareness, Exploration, and Preparation All students will apply knowledge about and engage in the process of career awareness, exploration, and preparation in order to navigate the globally competitive work environment of the information age.
Strand A. Career Awareness
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Career awareness includes an understanding of the world of work and the knowledge and skills needed for traditional and nontraditional jobs and careers.
9.3.4.A.1 Identify reasons why people work and discuss how work can help a person achieve personal goals.                                                                                                              
9.3.4.A.2 Identify various life roles and civic and work-related activities in the school, home, and community.                                                                                                              
9.3.4.A.3 Appraise personal likes and dislikes and identify careers that might be suited to personal likes.                                                                                                              
9.3.4.A.4 Identify qualifications needed to pursue traditional and nontraditional careers and occupations.                                                                                                              
9.3.4.A.5 Locate career information using a variety of resources.                                                                                                              
9.3.4.A.6 Explain why knowledge and skills acquired in the elementary grades lay the foundation for the future academic and career success.