In this activity, students will create a LinkedIn profile for Rosa Parks and/or Martin Luther King.
INSTRUCTIONS: Create a LinkedIn Profile for Rosa Parks and/or Martin Luther King using the QR Codes provided for biographical details such as education, experience, skills, interests, and accomplishments. You may also use the QR codes provided as a resources to gather names of “connections” and contemporaries who would likely write/provide “endorsements” for Parks or King. As you review the QR codes provided, look for clues that might shed light on “Ads” that would likely appear on Parks' or King's LinkedIn page.
If time permits, form hiring committees (small groups of 3 or 4). Randomly distribute Parks' and/or King's LinkedIn profiles to each group to review. As a group, discuss weather you would hire Parks and/or King for one of the following positions: (each group may choose their own position to hire for): A) Professor B)Writer C) President of a Non-Profit Organization D) Other _____________.
This resource includes two worksheets and four instruction/sample worksheets. (Resource links are included.) A Google Drive version is also included in this product!
This resource is appropriate for a middle or high school-level English or Social Studies course. No prep required! Perfect "sub day" activity!