Unit VIII The Worlds of Work and Play
Lesson 1 On the Job
Lesson 2 Home Work

Occupational Fieldwork Checklist

Name ____________________________________________ Date __________________

Task: You are a reporter who must interview workers in your community to find out about the working context of their occupations and how they learned to do their jobs. You will be assessed on your ability to complete the steps of the interview process listed below.

Directions: Make an X to show that a task was accomplished. First use this checklist to assess your own performance. Then have a peer assess your performance. Finally, your teacher will assess your performance.

Quality Features Self   Peer  Teacher
Obtain permission to observe at the work site.

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Collect all necessary equipment needed, such as cameras, video recorders, audio recorders, laptops, or notepads and pencils.

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If working in teams, choose roles such as recorder, photographer, interviewer, and so on.

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Create a project timetable.

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Prepare and use permission forms.

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Listen carefully to interviewees.

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Take notes, make sketches, formulate and ask questions.

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Record information on appropriate forms or worksheets.

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Louisiana Content Standards

H-1A-M4 Analyzing historical data using primary and secondary sources. (1, 2, 3, 4)

H-1A-M6 Conducting research in efforts to answer historical questions. (1, 2, 3, 4)

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