Writing Right

Does your class have the write stuff? Young career seekers try their hand at composing business letters in the second of six career and college readiness lesson plans for seniors. Pupils practice writing cover letters, thank you notes, introductions, and reference request letters.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Partner with an English teacher for tips and additional writing resources
  • Have individuals write a final draft thank you letter to the teacher of their choice to practice business letter writing
Classroom Considerations

  • Remind learners of the importance of using a professional-sounding email address when asking for references or recommendations
Pros

  • The lesson is very focused and organized
  • Scholars save their work in a career binder for future use
Cons

  • None