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You also need to learn about the world of work and your community. These notes tell you about business and money. They also give you ideas about how you can help yourself, your community, and the world. Life & Career Skills These notes tell you about skills you will use throughout your life. They give you ideas about how to work well with others, make good decisions, and achieve your goals in life.

Johnson Roberto Clemente Tiger Woods Yo-Yo Ma To guide your reading, look for these notes that will help build the understanding and skills you’ll need in the 21st century. Look for the following margin notes: Learning & Innovation Skills You need to learn about lots of things, but you also need to learn how to learn. These notes give you hints about how to use what you know in better and more creative ways. 21 st Centur y Content You study reading, math, science, and social studies. You also need to learn about the world of work and your community.

Walker also caught the attention of Booker T. Washington, though it wasn’t easy. In 1912, she confronted Washington because he was not going to give her a chance to speak at a meeting of the National Negro Business League (NNBL) in Chicago, Illinois. Walker stood and spoke at the meeting unannounced. She used the opportunity to express what she truly hoped to do with her money: “Now my object in life is not simply to make money for myself or to spend it on myself in dressing or running around in an automobile.

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