Social Studies - 2018-19

K.8 - Jobs

The student will match simple descriptions of work that people do with the names of those jobs.

Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

  • Work is a way to earn money to buy the things we need and want.
  • Many people find a job that lets them do work they enjoy.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

People work at jobs.

ESSENTIALS

People work at jobs to earn money to meet their wants. 

Examples of jobs

  • Doctors and nurses are people who take care of other people when they are sick.
  • Construction workers are people who build houses and other buildings.
  • Teachers are people who help students learn.
  • Chefs are people who prepare meals.
  • Farmers are people who grow crops and raise animals.
  • Firefighters are people who put out fires and help other people in emergencies.

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 18, 2018