Job Shadow



Students will select an agricultural occupation (or any occupation) that interests them, make contact with a local person currently employed in that area and arrange for a job shadow. The students will be given a job shadow packet that explains the assignment, provides questions to ask and an explanation of the assessment of the assignment.

Lesson Time

Instructional time
5 Class Periods

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (3)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (18)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will explore the various agriculture industry sectors
  • Students will identify an industry sector that interests them as a future career pathway
  • The students will communicate and demonstrate responsible work ethics with local businesses
  • Students will understand the educational, ethical, and career skills necessary to succeed in their chosen career path.
  • Students will learn the technology used in different career pathways
  • Students will understand the responsibilities needed for a successful employee
  • Students will relate the importance of FFA and other organizational activities to their career success
  • Understand the organization and structure of the workplace
  • Understand the importance of leadership, teamwork, and community support.

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