Imagine: Inventory for Career Choices (CTE)


The students will take a personal inventory of their personality, skills, abilities and values. This will allow the student to think about desired lifestyles and research possible career choices.


In this lesson, the students will take an inventory of their personality, skills, abilities, and values.They will be introduced to thinking about the future in terms of career and lifestyle and how they are affected by location, income, etc. They will classify their traits, take a personality test and picture what they see for their future. This information will help students determine a career to investigate for the web page development project. The planning process is a significant part of the development of a web page as demonstrated in the storyboarding lesson.

Lesson Times

One Block or Two Classes
90 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Business and Finance Business and Finance
K-12 Subjects
  • Technology Education
Grade Levels
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • determine how personality, self-concept, interests, attitudes, skills, abilities and values affect career decisions
  • Identify lifestyle options.
  • Describe how careers affect your ability to meet your lifestyle choices.

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