Careers for Introverts & Extroverts
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In this lesson students will explore their views of what makes someone an introvert or extrovert. They will study an infographic which links the characteristics of each to different types of jobs and reflect on how the information applies to their own lives.
To develop students’ understanding and ability to formulate and express opinions about introverts and extroverts.
To develop students’ abilities to study and research effectively using digital tools.
To develop students’ abilities to read and understand visual information.
To develop students’ abilities to check the credibility of online information.
To develop students’ abilities to carry out online research and to represent their findings visually.
To develop students’ abilities to extract information from research and create informative text based on their findings.
The materials in this plan can be used in different ways. The first four tasks can be used independently as a simple reading and discussion lesson.
The final three tasks can be used selectively depending on the aims of your lesson.
This lesson contains seven tasks:
A discussion task which gets students thinking around what makes people shy or sociable.
A reading task which develops students’ abilities to check and confirm information.
A reading task which encourages students to look more carefully at the information.
A discussion task which gives students the opportunity to reflect on the information and apply it to their own lives.
A social research task which gets students to create an online questionnaire to find out whether people are introverts or extroverts.
A research task which gets students to find out more about the Myers-Briggs personality test.
A writing task which gives students the opportunity to consolidate their learning in the form of a blog article.
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