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Resume Writing Workshop

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
The ability to write a concise and effective resume is an essential skill for those seeking employment. Prepare your pupils for the working world with a resume-writing assignment. Start off by showing them this presentation, which...
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Technical Writing

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Hate having to look in multiple sources to find information?Technical Writing contains all information in one book! The book covers everything from defining technical writing, giving examples of technical writing, and tips for creating...
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Writing A Resume

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students practice the skill of writing a resume that reflects professional presentation. They use a worksheet that is used for writing guidelines. The tool is effective for the scaffolding of different ability levels. Then students...
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Hire Me, I’m Nice: Writing a Resume

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the classified ads for employment opportunities and create a resume. In this resume writing lesson students choose a specific job, they must determine what kind of experience, education, etc. they must have to acquire...
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Creating a Resume Using a Wizard and a Cover Letter with a Table

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students use technology in order to practice writing a resume and cover letter to pursue employment. They practice using Resume Wizard as the computer application to be used for the assignments.
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Résumé Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research examples of resumes on the World Wide Web. They use the good examples to write their own resumes focusing on their strengths.
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Four Activities: Thurgood Marshall and the Nomination and Confirmation of Federal Judges

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The process of nominating and confirming federal judges can sound like a lot of bureaucratic hoops, but a resource breaks down the steps of the Supreme Court nominations in a simpler manner. Learners participate in four activities that...
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Formal versus Informal English Worksheet (W.6.1d)

For Students 6th Standards
Has your class been turning in formal work that is full of informal language? Teach your class about language registers to help avoid this issue. After reading a brief explanation, class members label each of the given sentences as...
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The Resume

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create personal resumes. In this careers lesson, students view sample resumes and read instruction guides for resumes prior to writing their own resumes. 
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Gerunds and Infinitives

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Learning proper grammar rules for a middle school student can be difficult, especially in a texting world, but this resource demonstrates how the verb changes by adding a gerund or infinitive. Keep up the texting, but use this to...
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Hire Me! I'm Nice!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students create resumes. For this careers lesson, students look through classified ads and decide on a "job" to apply for. Students write mock resumes by using professional resumes as an outline.
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Personalized Pen Pals

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write e-mail messages to pen pals using a template file. For this pen pal lesson, 6th graders culminate a unit on writing friendly letters by designing a template using graphic art and a word processing program. They...
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Author's Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How do you determine an author’s purpose? You ask the author, of course. Invite a local journalist into the class to respond to scripted student questions about his/her writing process. A review of basic classroom etiquette is also...
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Creating Star Quality Job Seekers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students prepare to job hunt. For this job search lesson, students examine sample resumes and sample job applications. Students write their own resumes and discuss job interview tips. This lesson is set up for students to move to...
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Senior Scrapbook Assignment

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders write creatively and reflectively on 20 different events or memories that shaped their senior year. They organize memorabilia into a scrapbook with 20 entries and create a cover that represents their senior year. They...
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Create a Lasting Impression: #Myseniorfootprint

For Students 12th
Looking for some ideas for an end-of-year project for seniors? Here's one that asks seniors to highlight what they learned during their four years of high school.
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Disasters (Natural & Man-made)

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students chose a natural or man-made disaster, such as a tornado or an oil spill, to research using the assigned web sites. They choose a presentation type from a list which includes poetry, radio broadcasts, and safety brochures, to...
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Once Upon a Genre

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine fractured fairy tales before responding by writing in many different genres including a persuasive essay, a personal narrative, a letter, an advertisement, and a resume'. They create a pop-up book with their written...
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Communication Skills for Seeking a Job

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils discuss and identify four careers they have an interest in. Using the internet, they choose one career to research to discover the educational requirements, salary and training. They interview members of the community in the...
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Reading-Low Advanced EAP-Internet Research

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students search the Internet for cultural topics. In this literacy instructional activity for below level readers, students practice reading fluency by silently reading and calculating their reading rate. Students brainstorm possible...
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Milkweed

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars explore the novel Milkweed. In this novel study literacy lesson, students work in groups to use vocabulary words in a "Vocabulary Building Blocks" activity and locate antonyms within the text of Milkweed. Young scholars...
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Figurative Language at Black Bayou Lake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit the Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge. They take digital pictures and make notes with information about the scenic life. Back in the classroom, they use the digital pictures to complete a figurative language...
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Job Interview Role-Play

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students practice their conversational English Language skills, dictation skills, and explore job hunting/interview vocabulary. Students gain valuable experience and familiarity with job hunting language.
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Blue Planet: Seas of Life - Tidal Seas

For Teachers 6th - 8th
After viewing the video Blue Planet: Seas of Life, middle schoolers review oceanic concepts. In this earth science lesson plan, students reflect on the effect tides have on living things and conduct research to create a "tidal trivia"...