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Resume Generator

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Resume Generator

Grades 9 – 12
Interactive Type Organizing & Summarizing
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URL http://www.readwritethink.org
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ABOUT THIS INTERACTIVE  

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Preparing secondary students for the workplace is integral. Use Resume Generator to teach students the importance of written communication. In addition to real-world application, this tool can be used in connection with literature to develop deeper connections with characters.

This online tool guides students through the creation of a resume. Saving capability allows them to return to their work and make revisions. Written and audio tips throughout the tool guide students as they complete each section of the resume.

Lessons That Use This Interactive

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Resumes and Cover Letters for High School Students

High school students are taught how to use resumes and cover letters to highlight their skills and make them stand out, whether applying to college or for a job.

 

Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Book Report Alternative: Characters for Hire! Studying Character in Drama

In this alternative to the traditional book report, students respond to a play they have read by creating a resume for one of its characters.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Preparing a Character for a New Job: Character Analysis through Job Placement

Working as career counselors for a literary character, students find a job for the character, prepare a resume, and design questions and answers to prepare them for a job interview.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Help Wanted: Writing Professional Resumes

Students will create a beginning resume that represents their current work experience and demonstrates their knowledge of rhetorical situations for professional writing.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Book Report Alternative: Writing Resumes for Characters in Historical Fiction

Students write resumes for historical fiction characters. They first explore help wanted ads to see what employers want, and then draft resumes for the characters they’ve chosen.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Exploring Careers Using the Internet

Doctors, astrophysicists, and daycare providers are only some of the careers that will be explored in this lesson in which students research careers and publish occupational summaries about them.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Book Report Alternative: Creating Careers for Characters

Students select a job listing for a character in a book they have read, then create a resume and application letter for that character.

 

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Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Writing a First Resume

This activity will help teens create a professional resume that effectively presents their skills and talents to future employers.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Create a Career Blog

This activity invites children and teens to explore various careers and then write about what they might want to be when they grow up in a blog.