Students need practice on real-world writing skills.
Resume-writing is the perfect way to practice.
The earlier and more often students can practice these writing and formatting skills, the better they will be when they start applying for jobs after high school or college.
However, by middle school or early high school most students don’t have much experience to put on a practice resume. It might make the task seem pointless. So instead of writing a personal resume that will be scrapped when the student gets older, they can practice through a different route:
In this folder are multiple topics:
ELA: Fictional Character or Author Study
History/Social Studies: Presidents, Vice Presidents, First Ladies, Famous Americans, World Changers
Science: Inventors and Scientists
This kit includes:
• a Resume-writing PowerPoint
o 35 slides
o information about Resume sections
o formatting tips
o teaching on techniques such as parallel wording and action verbs
• guided notes that follow the PowerPoint
• resume-writing tip page
• a list of possible subjects for research in every content area
• a front/back question sheet for students to use when gathering information on their subject
(doc, docx, and PDF versions available on all resources)