50 Free Classroom Activities for “Wait, How Do I Write This Email?”

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I have 50 **FREE** classroom activities that accompany my book, Wait, How Do I Write This Email? Each lesson includes the classroom activity, teacher notes and estimated class time.

Teachers at schools across the country use the activities with their students every day. You need them too!

You’re also free to shorten the lessons into smaller bits (like for “bellringer” activities or extra credit).

NOTE: to complete the activities you will need copies of my book, Wait, How Do I Write This Email?, and ideally one copy per student. Here are the table of contents and sample chapters.

Click here to request sample copies of Wait, How Do I Write This Email? and my new book, Wait, How Do I Promote My Business? — perfect for business and entrepreneurship classes!

The classroom activities are divided into five groups:

  1. Job Search
  2. Networking
  3. LinkedIn
  4. Writing Skills 
  5. Sector Specific (health care, construction & architecture and information technology)

Enjoy!

 

TopicActivityActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Apply Even If the Company Has No Openings at the TimeActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Apply for a Job and Attach a Resume/Cover LetterActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Make Sure the Company Received Your ApplicationActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Enhance the Resume "Experience" SectionActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Prepare for a Job InterviewActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Tell a Story in a Cover LetterActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Ask About Internships or an Internship ApplicationActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Ask for a Letter of RecommendationActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Ask for an Informational InterviewActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Compose a One-Page ResumeActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Job SearchHow to Thank Someone After a Job InterviewActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
TopicActivityActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Set Up a Networking MeetingActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Send a Thank-You Note After a Networking MeetingActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Talk on the Phone with ConfidenceActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Ask a Person to Help You in a Mentor CapacityActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Ask for a Reply If a Person Doesn't Reply in a Timely MannerActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Ask for Career or Professional AdviceActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Congratulate Someone on a Job Well DoneActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Create a #PersonalHashtagActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Network with Alumni from Your SchoolActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Use First Five Minutes of a Networking ConversationActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Write a Handwritten Thank-You NoteActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
NetworkingHow to Write Someone from a Networking Event About a JobActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
TopicActivityActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Ask Someone to Give You a RecommendationActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Network on LinkedIn After the Person Accepts Your ConnectionActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Network on LinkedIn with Someone Who Sent You a ConnectionActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Send Smart LinkedIn InvitationsActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Write a LinkedIn Networking MessageActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Write a LinkedIn Profile Summary (College)Activity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Write a LinkedIn Profile Summary (High School)Activity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Write a LinkedIn Profile Summary (Recent Grad)Activity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Write a LinkedIn Profile Summary (Transitioning Military)Activity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
LinkedInHow to Write a LinkedIn Profile Summary (Unemployed)Activity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
TopicActivityActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsHow to Add Layers to Your WritingActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsHow to be a Name DropperActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsHow to Craft an Effective Email Signature (High School)Activity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsHow to Improve Everything You Write in Three MinutesActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsHow to Remove PronounsActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsHow to Use Proper CapitalizationActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Writing SkillsThe Best Way to Do a Final EditActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
TopicActivityActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Construction and ArchitectureHow to Apply Even If the Company Has No Openings at the TimeActivity PDFTeacher Notes
Sector: Construction and ArchitectureHow to Ask for Career or Professional AdviceActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Construction and ArchitectureHow to Send Smart LinkedIn InvitationsActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Health CareHow to Apply Even If the Company Has No Openings at the TimeActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Health CareHow to Ask for an Informational InterviewActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Health CareHow to Send Smart LinkedIn InvitationsActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Health CareHow to Ask for Career or Professional AdviceActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Information TechnologyHow to Apply Even If the Company Has No Openings at the TimeActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Information TechnologyHow to Ask for Career or Professional AdviceActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF
Sector: Information TechnologyHow to Send Smart LinkedIn InvitationsActivity PDFTeacher Notes PDF