Résumé Writing for Teens

Writing a resume is as easy as 1-2-3. Teens learn the basics of resume writing by viewing a PowerPoint and completing a KWL chart. Next, they type and submit their resumes. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Share a list of action verbs that can improve a resume
  • Create a T-Chart on the board to show the differences between a chronological and functional resume
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires computers with Internet and word processing
Pros
  • Includes vocabulary for a classroom word wall
  • Provides ideas for a service learning project, community connection, and an enrichment activity
Cons
  • None