2014
2014
Worthington ABE
Online Application for
Employment Unit for
Intermediate ESL Learners
[ONLINE APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT]
This product-based unit was written to be used in an Intermediate ESL classroom. The objective of the unit is to instruct learners how to search
for and apply for jobs online. Students will also explore the responsibilities and requirements of Citizenship during this unit.
Online Employment Application
Worthington ABE – 2014 (all materials found at www.isd518.net/resources)
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Online Employment Application
Timeline
Section
Product 1
Materials
Activity
Product 1
Activity
Product 2
Activity
Product 3
6-8 Hours
Use gmail account
to attach a cover
letter and reply to
received email
AP-1: Worksheet “Email Vocabulary Match”
AP-2: Video & Worksheet “Creating a word document”
Understand
email vocabulary
Understand how
to create a word
document
Understand and
learn how to save a
word document
Activity
Product 4
Activity
Product 5
Activity
Product 6
Learn how to
attach a word
document
Identify what a
cover letter is and
why it is
necessary
Demonstrate
knowledge of how
to create and save
cover letter and
attach it to email
request from
teacher
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQ1tsqriGfE (1:49)
AP-3: Video & Worksheet “Saving a word document”
http://youtu.be/CYwqVKQuTOQ (2:27)
AP-4: Video & Worksheet “Attaching a word
document”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05Mlo5DqySw&feature=emshare_video_user (2:21)
AP-5 & AP-5.1: Sample Cover Letter with Worksheet“What is a Cover Letter?”
AP5.2: Cover Letter-Fill in the Blank
AP-6: Cover Letter-create and save a cover letter
SP-1: Email to send to students requesting attachment
Teacher Notes:
AP-1: Teacher will introduce students to unit. Teacher will review email vocabulary with the vocabulary match worksheet.
AP-2: Teacher will pass out the worksheets and show the video: “Creating a word document.” The students will fill out the worksheet that
accompanies it. The teacher will pause as needed during the video to assist students in filling out the worksheets. (Video-1:49)
AP-3: Students will watch the video: “Saving a word document” and fill out the worksheet. The teacher will pause as needed during the video to
assist students in filling out the worksheets. (Video-2:27)
AP-4: Students will watch the video: “How to attach a word document” and fill out the worksheet. The teacher will pause as needed during the
video to assist students in filling out the worksheets. (Video-2:21)
AP-5: Students will look at a sample cover letter and complete the “What is a Cover letter” T/F worksheet.
AP-5.1: Students will read the text “What is a Cover Letter?” and complete the “What is a Cover Letter” T/F worksheet.
AP-5.2: Students will complete the sample cover letter using words from the word bank.
AP-6: Students will create and save a cover letter using S1:AP5 as a reference.
SP-1: Teacher will send students an email asking for the cover letter in an attachment. Students will complete the Section Product by responding
to the email and attaching their cover letter to the email.
Worthington ABE – 2014 (all materials found at www.isd518.net/resources)
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Online Employment Application
Timeline
Section
Product 2
Materials
Activity
Product 1
Activity
Product 2
Activity
Product 3
6-8 Hours
Complete
Personal Data
Record on paper
and online
AP-1: Worksheet “Personal Data Record Vocabulary”using words from Personal Data Record form
AP-2: Worksheet “Vocabulary Word Search”-using
words from Personal Data Record form
AP-3: Worksheet “Personal Data Record (completed)”Answer questions related to the record that is completed
SP2.1: Personal Data Record
SP2.2: Transfer info from paper copy of Personal Data
Record to online copy in Google Drive
Identify key
words used for
personal
information
Become familiar
with common
terms on
applications
Understand how to
fill out and read a
Personal Data
Record
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13FNMk3STb8xQ_9H551m3h
XE6w9yaP7_eCJRPmTZggEk/viewform
Teacher Notes:
AP-1: The teacher will introduce what a Personal Data Record is-“A PDR is to keep for your information. When you need the information for
applying for jobs it will be in one place and make it easier to complete an application.” The teacher will go over vocabulary from AP-1worksheet
and then pass out worksheet for students to work on in groups or teams or individually, depending on abilities of group.
AP-2: The teacher will pass out the word search for students to work on in teams, groups or individually.
AP-3: The teacher will pass out a completed PDR and have students answer the questions that refer to this completed record.
SP2.1: Students will fill out their own Personal Data Record
SP2.2: Students will take their information from their own Personal Data Record and transfer that information to the online Personal Data
Record in Google Drive.
NOTE: Teacher, make sure to mention the importance of consistency in first and last names. These are used to track information and
if they change the information will not go with the person!!!
Worthington ABE – 2014 (all materials found at www.isd518.net/resources)
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Product 3
6-8 Hours
Complete pages 1
and 9 of N-400
Citizenship
Application
AP-1: PPT-“An Introduction to Naturalization"
AP-2 & AP-2.1: “Reading a Permanent Resident
Card”
AP-3: “Oath of Allegiance”
AP-3.1: “Oath of Allegiance” Vocabulary
AP-3.2: “Oath of Allegiance” Fill in the blanks
AP-4: Vocabulary words from page 9 on N-400
AP-5: “N-400”
AP-5.1 & AP-5.2: “Role Play Activity” Two sheets—
Student A and Student B
Product 1
Product 2
Product 3
Understand more
about becoming
a citizen
Read a Permanent
Resident Card
Identify words that
are part of the Oath
that Citizens take
Activity
Product 4
Activity
Product 5
Identify words
that are a part of
the N-400 page 9
Become familiar
with the
Citizenship form
N400
Teacher Notes:
AP-1: Teacher will show PPT and introduce students to becoming a citizen (An Introduction to Naturalization). Students will fill out worksheet
that accompanies the PPT.
AP-2& AP-2.1: Teacher will discuss importance of residency and how to read a residence card. Students will fill out worksheet on “Reading a
Permanent Resident Card.”
AP-3.1 & 3.2: Teacher will introduce the “Oath of Allegiance” and discuss terms that are new to student. Students will complete the vocabulary
sheet and the Fill-in-the-Blank worksheets to further their knowledge of the terms used in the Oath.
AP-4: Teacher will introduce terms from page 9 of the N-400 and have students fill out together or in small groups, the vocabulary sheet.
AP-5: Teacher will introduce the “N-400” to students and pass out the vocabulary sheet for students to complete.
AP-5.1 & AP-5.2: Teacher will introduce the “Role Play Activity” to students and help them to complete a conversation with paired students.
SP3: Teacher will have students fill out pages 1 and 9 of the N-400 Citizenship Application.
Worthington ABE – 2014 (all materials found at www.isd518.net/resources)
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Timeline
Section
Product 4
6-8 Hours
Find a job that you
could apply for in
your city and fill
out worksheet
Materials
AP-1: MN Careers Self Assessment
AP-2: Self Inventory
AP-3: Application Vocabulary
AP-4: How to Find a Job Online in your City
AP-5: Information about a specific job
Activity
Product 1
Activity
Product 2
Activity
Product 3
Understand how
interests and
abilities impact
career choice
Recognize own
job quality desires
Identify application
vocabulary and
definitions
Activity
Product 4
Activity
Product 5
Perform a job
search online
Explore and
evaluate one job
that they may
want to pursue
Teacher Notes:
AP-1: Teacher will hand out self-assessment and ask students to follow along while the items are described and questions are answered. When
discussion is over, ask students to fill out form OR they can fill the information out during the discussion. When done, fill out the bottom and
count the # in each column. Put in box below. Transfer information to the next page and read through the descriptions of categories as a class.
Give students time to look through jobs in those areas in the MN Careers Book. (Or online www.ISEEK.org/careers/assessyourself.html
AP-2: Have students fill out self-inventory. Talk about how this fits with some of the careers they looked at with the assessment.
AP-3: Have students read through the vocabulary sheet as a small group or as a large group (depending on abilities) and have them do the
matching as a small group or as a large group.
AP-4: Have the students search three jobs using the guidelines on AP4. Have them choose one job to fill out AP5.
AP-5: Have students choose one career and fill out the worksheet about that job.
Final Product: Have student fill out online application
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cWY96ey_LYS08GEsxpgd_scd_Ge0h1eSYBDher2lwII/viewform
Worthington ABE – 2014 (all materials found at www.isd518.net/resources)
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