Resume Writing Basics Workshop

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. Finally, they use what they've learned to create their own resumes that stand out in a crowd. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals add examples to the list of action verbs 
  • Distribute copies of exemplar resumes
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to a computer, word processor, and printer if using the resume template
Pros

  • Provides various resources, including a list of action verbs and tips for writing successful resumes
  • Includes specific lesson objectives to keep the lesson focused 
Cons

  • None
Common Core