Activities Engage Students' Real-Life Skills!
Texting, tweeting, and hashtagging make our writing more and more like 21st-century shorthand, but employers don’t want to receive a resume or cover letter filled with short phrases and hashtags. They need a format and writing that easily allows them to get to know an applicant.
Real-Life Writing is a step-by step guide to writing:
- Informative, well-written business letters
- Successful resumes
- Unique and effective application essays
Activities and exercises help prepare your students for their lifelong real-life writing!
©2016. English. High school. Reproducible. 74 pages.
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Print Book: Softcover. 8 x 11 inches. Black and white pages.
About the Author
Barbara Beam has been an English teacher for more than 20 years. She has taught all high school grades and levels from basic to AP, and SAT/ACT Prep to Creative Writing. In addition to coaching several different sports, including varsity basketball, Beam has also directed musicals. This vast array of experiences outside the classroom has helped shape her lesson plans and teaching as she incorporated drama, competition, and entertainment alongside classic literature and old-fashioned hard work. She has written five books and two musicals. Beam is currently serving as an administrator in North Carolina.