The letter of recommendation can be one of the most important pieces of a college application. The quality of the letters students are able to submit lies in their hands and who they ask, how they ask and when they ask for them matters. In this lesson students will work with their classmates to create a guide to getting great letters of recommendation using resources from various sources. In addition to learning the content the Jigsaw and discussion format of this lesson helps them to prepare for college by requiring them to collaborate, communicate and think critically. This lesson is perfect for school graduating their first senior class where the norms of the college application process are not well established.