Lesson 7: Planning - Learning About Yourself

The Work Values Survey

 

Lesson Summary:

Appropriate for: Grades 8-12

    Goals and Objectives:
  1. Students will determine their work values.
  2. Students will think globally
  3. Students will differentiate between interest and values.

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    Procedure:
  1. Display the following words somewhere in the room: Abilities, Advancement, Direct Others, Co-Workers, Make Decisions, Work Alone, Help People, Job Security, and Variety.
  2. Each of these words describes a specific work value. Discuss what each one means and how they play a role in what we value within a work place. Each word directs a preferred stance.
  3. Students will log into CFWV.com.
  4. Students will locate the Work Value survey located under the About Me section under the Career
    Planning tab.
  5. Students will complete the Work Values survey.

Reflective Questions for Journal:
  • What were the most important questions?
  • What are the global aspects of work that person might value?
  • What is the difference between value and interest?