Integration PTE Component
Identify the objectives of the PTE lesson you are teaching
SWBAT to write and understand Job Postings.
Define where the academic area and the PTE area meet
SWBAT to write a clear, concise job posting with abbreviations.
SWBAT to understand job posting abbreviations and reply to the ad
Standard: 752.05 (Academic)
Read for technical information.
Component: 752.05.a (Academic)
Comprehend technical text.
Component: 752.05.c (Academic)
Identify the organization and nature of technical texts; ascertain that such texts
require precise understanding rather than interpretation.
Component: 752.05.d (Academic)
Apply technical text information to daily situations.
Component: 752.05.e (Academic)
Follow written directions.
Component: 753.01.c (Academic)
Evaluate and choose appropriate style and vocabulary for particular audience.
Standard: 753.02 (Academic)
Write and edit for correctness and clarity.
Standard: 753.03 (Academic)
Write to inform and explain.
1. Assess students’ writing (language awareness) awareness
Ask students what kind of abbreviations they use for text messaging.
Do they know any abbreviations for Job Postings?
2. Work through the embedded example
Discuss Career Clusters and Job Descriptions.
3. Work through related, contextual examples
Hand out several copies of the Sunday Career Classifieds.
Have students analyze the format of the pages.
List abbreviations for different career headings.
4. Work through traditional language examples
appt hr sal
asst M-F sched
ben mo temp
comm nec wk
exp p/t, PT wpm
DOE pref yr
f/t, FT ref
What kind of abbreviations are used in your English classes, math, science
5. Students demonstrate understanding
Have students read a job posting, then write it out without any
Students will be given a formal job description. They will write a job
posting for their HR Department.
6. Formal assessment
Have students scan classifieds.
Students will find advertisements related to their career choice and write
down the job heading.
Answer one Job Posting and how you will communicate with the employer
(person, email, phone, mail).