Jobs! Kindergarten - 1st grade Research Unit
Connect and Explore
Connect students to the topic and spark their interest in learning more
Investigate and Gather
Allow students to develop question/s of personal interest and have time to gather relevant information to answer the question/s
Encourage students to demonstrate understanding of the information gathered, and synthesize into an appropriate format
Share and Reflect
Allow students to share with an audience for an authentic purpose
Why are jobs important?
Why do people work?
What tools do people use in their jobs?
19(A) ask questions about topics of class-wide interest;
19(B) decide what sources or people in the classroom, school, library, or home can answer these questions;
20(A) gather evidence from provided text sources; 20(B) use pictures in conjunction with writing when documenting research
Social Studies TEKS
7(A) identify jobs in the home, school, and community;
7(B) explain why people have jobs;
14(A) obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid oral sources such as conversations, interviews, and music;
14(B) obtain information about a topic using a variety of valid visual sources such as pictures, symbols, electronic media, print material, and artifacts;
14(C) sequence and categorize information;
15(A) express ideas orally based on knowledge and experiences;
15(B) create and interpret visuals, including pictures and maps
Technology Applications TEKS, K-2
1(B) create original products using a variety of resources;
1(D) create and execute steps to accomplish a task; and
2(B) use research skills to build a knowledge base regarding a topic, task, or assignment;
5(C) practice the responsible use of digital information regarding intellectual property, including software, text, images, audio, and video.