"What Should I Say?" - Resume Writing for High Schoolers

Emily Kendall, PhD Fellow | SchoolhouseForAmerica
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(14)
This class will enable your child to learn how to build their first resume as a high school student.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
This class is taught in English.
- Students will learn what a resume and cover letter are used for, and why they are important.
- Students will learn the different parts of a resume and how to structure them.
- Students will learn resume style writing and how to taper language to a job advertisement.

Students will leave this class with an outline for their first resume!
I have served as a counselor for three years, and I structured a month-long English curriculum around resume writing for my students. I have written or assisted in writing dozens of resumes and cover letters over the years for a variety of experiences and skill sets.
Homework Offered
Assessments Offered
There is no formal assessment for this class because it is an introduction to life skills. The class is small and personalized because the resume will be tapered to the student.
Grades Offered
Students should have a method of note-taking, either a notebook or a blank word document on their computer.
We will pull job advertisements from the below websites:

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(14)
Hey there! My name is Emily Kendall. My passion for education is to make it fun and purposeful for each student that I get the privilege to interact with!

I am currently a research fellow, earning my PhD in education at the University of... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
50 min

Completed by 2 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 13-17
1-6 learners per class

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