Activity Overview / Details
There are two types of letters of recommendation: a
general letter which can be used for many jobs and one which is
specific to the organization in which they are applying. The
letters students will be writing will be of the generalized
nature. Show power point. The following is information on power
First paragragh will introduce the student, it generally
starts with a sentence such as:
It is with pleasure I write this letter of recommendation
I am happy to write this letter of recommendation for
As a teacher for ________County ROP, it is
my pleasure to write this letter of recommendation for
As the ROP teacher, I work closely with many
students. I consider ______________ to be one of the most
studious and responsible members of my class.
This opening sentence is generaly followed with how long
and in what capacity you have known the person.
He/She was a student in my _________________ class this past
2010-2011 school year.
The second paragraph is where you share skills and
attributes such as:
great reviews from his/her job site supervisors
going above and beyond expectations
always willing to step up to a leadership role
work is done in a timely, neat manner
can always be counted on
volunteers for extra projects
The third paragraph is reiterating the recommendation and
how to contact the teacher is case of questions.
Again, I want to say how much I believe __________________
would do a great job at what ever position he/she sees fit to
apply. If you have any further questions please feel free to call
me at (XXX) XXX-XXXX.
Sign off with:
Name of Teacher
Position or title
Name of organiztion
Students may search the internet for other samples to word the