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Resume Writing Basics Workshop

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What factors help create compelling resumes? Using a professional resource, scholars complete graphic organizers to describe the sections of a resume. They also complete checklists to identify which items not to include in their resumes....
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Effective Interviewing Skills

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Wearing wrinkled clothing and chewing gum are two things not to do at an interview. Pupils discover the steps to an effective job interview with the informative lesson plan. They read a sample interview and then practice their...
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My Best Resume

For Teachers 11th Standards
Can your class sell themselves to a potential employer in 30 seconds or less? Junior job seekers format their own resumes in the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans. The resource covers parts of a resume, resume...
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In the Interview Hot Seat

For Teachers 12th Standards
Interviews can be so stressful. How does someone stay calm and confident in the interview hot seat? Senior job seekers get acquainted with common interview questions during the fifth of six career and college readiness lessons....
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Microsoft Word: Resumes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Building a good resume is an essential career skill for young adults to develop as they begin planning for the future. This lesson plan offers a step-by-step guide for teaching pupils not only how to create a resume, but also the...
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Slimy Advertising and a Wicked Resume

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students compare and contrast a classic fairy tale with a fractured one. They write an advertisement that would entice a witch and a resume for a frog prince who is hiring. They publish their completed work.
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Interview a College Graduate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What better way to work on research skills while gaining an understanding of college life, than conducting an interview? High Schoolers interview a college graduate, document their findings, and use the information to write an essay on...
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Interviewing: The Art of Asking Questions

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Interviewing skills are important, even outside of a news reporter's desk or employer's office. Take your class through the process of interviewing people they don't know with a set of case studies featuring journalists and various...
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Oral History Interview Questions Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th
What is an oral history interview? What goes into the planning and what should be said? Why is it important that we know and learn from oral history? This is an excellent worksheet to support your young historians as they conduct...
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8 Traits of Successful People

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This is the introductory video to motivational speaker Richard St. John's 8 Traits of Successful People lecture series. The presenter offers basic background knowledge as to how he developed his list of traits, including interviewing a...
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Interview Somebody New!

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
The best way to get to know someone is by interviewing them. Use a interviewing worksheet that has individuals asking a new person questions like where they were born, what they did over the summer, goals for the year, and how many...
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Curricula Vitae (CVs) versus Resumes

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The term curricula vitae might sound more sophisticated than the term resumes, but that doesn't mean it's the preferred document to send to potential employers. As explained in a handout on curricula vitae (CV) versus resumes, part of a...
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First Day Interview

For Students 2nd - 6th
The first day of school can be a bit scary when so many new faces are around. Help kids get to know one another through an interview sheet that highlights personal information, things that excite them, their favorites, and future hopes...
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Resume Writing for High School Students

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Looking to teach your high schoolers how to write a resume? A strong plan for doing so is detailed here. Class members examine a poorly written example and then create their own original resumes using an organizer and Word template. Once...
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Interviewing

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Do you have pests at your school? Find out through a series of interviews with school personnel. Scholars visit a variety of knowledgable individuals to ask them questions, record their answers, and present their findings to their peers. 
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An Interview with President Lincoln

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
What would you ask Abraham Lincoln if you had the chance? Class members draft interview questions for the 16th U.S. President, and imagine what his responses would be.
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The One-Question Interview

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Generate interest in current events, the theme of a new unit, or a research project. Individuals select a question from the list generated by the class, conduct one-on-one interviews, analyze the responses, draw conclusions based on...
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Career Development: Interviewing

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Prepping pupils for the real world is a vital part of our job. This activity focuses on getting upper graders ready for their first post-collegiate job interview. They will prepare a resume, research a potential company to work for, and...
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Paws in Jobland: An Interview With...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers listen and watch television or radio interviews in order to learn interviewing skills. They work in pairs, and "interview" their partner to find out about his/her life, job, and any interesting personal facts. Peers...
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Pablita Velarde Interview

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Have your kiddos work together to discuss different types of interviews. As learners brainstorm different kinds of interviews, record them in a web! This is a great introduction to conducting interviews. 
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Gaining by Giving

For Teachers 9th Standards
Community service is a win-win! Scholars discover how to gain valuable career skills through helping others using a instructional activity about volunteer work. Second in a six-part career and college readiness series, the activities...
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Interviewing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The best way to get a job is to make a great first impression. Learners can read about what makes a good first impression at a job interview and then view images of people wearing proper interview attire. Getting hired will then be no...
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Learning to Interview

For Teachers 1st
An authentic and engaging way to practice literacy skills, this activity calls for young language arts pupils to conduct interviews with classmates and family members. First, pupils watch as the teacher models the interview process with...
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Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based instructional activity. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about...