Future Jobs Readers is a new nonfiction series that explores exciting new careers that may soon become available to young people today. The series explains the type of work these careers will entail along with the kind of study and experience they require. Many of the careers that the series focuses on relate to developing technologies with applications in many different fields. In particular, the series aims to spark the interest of readers in considering the study of STEM-related subject areas that can open up new horizons for the next generation in the workplace.
Provide informative descriptions of what people do in various careers along with basic requirements for entering certain fields
Allow learners to develop their reading fluency through extensive reading practice
Present strictly controlled vocabulary over the graded levels of the series
Include comprehension questions in each reader to encourage learner accountability
Highlight both subject-specific and level-appropriate terms in succinct glossary pages
Suggest additional topics for students to research and discuss on “Teachers’ Notes” pages
The series includes 20 books at 4 levels of difficulty ranging from 700 to 1800 headwords and has been developed specifically for younger learners and early teens.