The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine.
The Other Wes Moore
When it comes time for you to leave this school, leave your job, or even leave this earth, you make sure you have worked hard to make sure it mattered that you were ever here.
As you read, complete the "Understanding Wes Moore" assignment posted in Google Classroom.
During this unit, we will discuss the choices that lead to potential success and failure in the lives of both men in the story. As a student, you have so many opportunities in front of you to make wise decisions. With an eye toward the future, we will practice and consider "real world" material by writing and considering the following:
- How to write a resume
- What is involved in asking for a college or scholarship recommendation
- How both your character AND achievement will be assessed on these recommendations
- What kinds of questions to anticipate when asked to write a personal statement or college essay
- How to write a cover letter to introduce yourself, your resume, or make a professional inquiry