Assignment 5: Resumé Using Social Media


Assignment 4: Prezumé
Objectives
  1. Create an online resumé.
  2. Recognize that an online resumé allows the editor/writer to more creatively present information.
  3. Use good digital citizenship guidelines to present personal information online.

Begin Work
  1. Students will create an online resume using priezi.
  2. Read "Time Have Changed. Your Resume Needs to Change too."
  3. View examples on Prezi: Prezumé
  4. View ResumUP video
  5. Select template to use.
  6. Design an imaginary template - one that you might write at the end of your completion of university to apply for a new job.
  7. Do not include real contact information or any personal information. Use your wiki username as the name in your resumé.
  8. Create a link from your wiki Table of Contents page to your Prezumé.

Assignment 3: Visual Resumé
Objectives
  1. Students will create a visual resumé.
  2. Students will become familiar with layout elements: Contrast, Alignment, Repetition, Proximity.
  3. C.A.R.P. Principles are followed
    • Uses CONTRAST to “pull” the viewer in, create hierarchy, and make it easy to pick out important information
    • Uses ALIGNMENT to unify and organize the page(s) and publication(s), and make text easy to read and understand
    • Uses REPETITION to unite, join, and fuse the pages and publication(s) together, and provide a consistent “look and feel”
    • Uses PROXIMITY to indicate relationships and create visual connections between elements
Begin Work:
  1. View examples of colorful business resumes and vizualresume.com
  2. Decide how you could create a visual presentation of your resume. You may create a resume that you might have in 15 years, imagining your personal timeline including work experience and education, transferable skills, key values (your identify), and your hobbies. View ResumUP video for ideas. Be sure to include a section with a name and contact information, but do not use your real name or personal information since this will go on the wiki.
  3. View this information on Fonts and Formats.
  4. View these tutorials: (1) Draw Tools, (2) Draw Effects
  5. Use Open Office Draw Document.
  6. Do not print. From Open Office Draw, export the document as a JPEG. Then upload to your new wiki page names, ColorResumeCodename

Traits
Outstanding
4
Good
3
Average
2
Needs Improvement
1
Total

PRESENTATION Proximity

§ Resume is organized with information well organized by in each section
§ 1-2 errors in organization
3 errors in organization
§ several errors in organization

Contrast

§ Appropriate contrast used throughout resume.
§ 1 error in contrast in a major section
§ 1-2 errors in subsections
§ several errors in contrast

Alignment
§ Appropriate for headings, subheadings
§ Appropriate for name, contact information
1 error for headings or subheadings
§ 1 error for name or contact information
2 errors for headings or subheadings
§ 2 errors for name or contact information
Several errors for headings or subheadings
§ several errors for name or contact information

Repetition
§ Consistent andappropriate fonts and point size used throughout resume.
§ Consistent use of colors used throughout resume
§ Consistent use of symbols used throughout document
§ 1-2 inconsistencies in fonts and point size
§ 1-2 inconsistencies in use of colors
§ 1-2 inconsistencies in use of symbols
§ 3-4 inconsistencies in fonts and point size
§ 3-4 inconsistencies in use of colors
§ 3-4 inconsistencies in use of symbols
§ several inconsistencies in fonts and point size
§ several inconsistencies in use of colors
§ several inconsistencies in use of symbols


TOTAL Converted SCORE:










Assignment 2: Cover Letter and Resume -
Objectives: Write a resume based on skills you actually have at this time.
  1. Create a cover letter to a high school to send along with your resume. Anatomy of a Cover Letter with sample cover letter. (For Language Arts grade)
  2. Create a resume (with no color and no images) to send to a high school: Develop Your Resume, 100 Great Resume Words, 4 Resume Don'ts
  3. View sample resume: Sample Academic and Volunteer Resume, High School Student Volunteer
  4. Think about the 6 + 1 Traits of writing as you write the resume.
  5. When you are done use the tools in the word processing program and Go to Worditout to check the conventions and word choice. Read carefully checking for voice, organization and sentence fluency.
  6. Decide on an appropriate choice of font for the document. The document must fit on a single page.
  7. Ask permission before printing.

Rubric for Resume 1 (Black and White with no images)
Skill
Outstanding
4
Good
3
Average
2
Needs Improvement
1
Total

PRESENTATION/

FORMAT
§ Balanced margins with eye appeal
§ Format highlights strengths and information
§ Appropriate fonts and point size used
§ Balanced margins
§ Format identifies strengths and information
§ Appropriate fonts and point size used
§ Somewhat balanced margins
§ Format identifies strengths and information
§ No variation in fonts and/or point size
§ Unbalanced margins
§ Format detracts from strengths and information
§ Fonts distract from readability

JOB-SPECIFIC / VOLUNTEER INFORMATION


§ All action phrases used to describe duties and skills
§ Information demonstrates ability to perform the job
§ 1-2 duties/skills lack action phrases
§ Information demonstrates ability to perform the job
§ 3-4 duties/skills lack action phrases
§ Some information demonstrates ability to perform the job
§ 5-6 duties/skills lack action phrases
§ Information does not clearly demonstrate ability to perform the job

RESUME CONTENT
§ Heading, objective, skills, experience, and education covered in detail
§ Extra information given to enhance resume
§Heading, objective, skills, experience, and education covered in some detail
§Extra information given to enhance resume
§ Heading, objective, skills, experience, and education covered with little detail
§Minimal extra information given to enhance resume
§Missing one of the following: heading, objective, experience, or education
§No extra information given to enhance resume

SPELLING & GRAMMAR
§ No spelling errors
§ No grammar errors
§ 1-2 spelling errors
§ 1-2 grammar errors
§ 3-4 spelling errors
§ 3-4 grammar errors
§ 5-6 spelling errors
§ 5-6 grammar errors


TOTAL Converted SCORE:




Assignment 1: Business Letter
Objectives
  1. Students will write a letter in a business letter style.
  2. Students will become familiar with the 6 + 1 traits of writing.

  1. Write a letter introducing yourself to me. Organize the information in a formal business letter style.
    (See business letter format sample).
  2. Ideas: In the first paragraph include important facts that you think I should know about you. or more importantly, what should the world know about you. This should be at least 5 sentences long.
  3. Enter a second paragraph that explains what your goals are for this year and for the future. What do you plan to accomplish this year? Where are you thinking about going for high school? What you will do after high school? This should be at least 5 sentences long.
  4. Write a third paragraph to explain what this year's theme means to you. What do you believe in? How does Hope Rise for you? This should be at least 5 sentences long.
  5. Conventions: Use the tools in Open Office to spell check and grammar check and to check punctuation.
  6. Word Choice: Copy the text of the paragraphs. go to WorditOut to help analyze your word choices.
  7. Presentation and format: see below
  • The font should be Times New Roman, size 12.
  • Left justify the addresses and date y placing them at the left column.
  • Press the Return Key to leave two blanks before each paragraph.
  • Do not indent the paragraphs. Enter the information for the paragraphs. Place only 1 space between sentences.
  • Leave three blank lines below the closing, “Sincerely,”.
  • Enter your full name.
  • Ask permission to print the letter.