2017 – 2018 Trimester 1 Agenda

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Week 1: September 4 – 8

September 4

Labor Day – No School

September 5

Welcome Freshman First Day of School!

September 6

  1. Welcome Back!
  2. Login
    • Your login is your legal last name (lowercase) and student ID number. Example: sinks876543
    • Your password is cpstudent number (cp876543)
    • After you login, you should be prompted to change your password
  3. This is English IV – Sort of...
  4. We are... What?
    • If your group were in charge of designing an English class for the entire year, what would you do, how would you do it, and why would you do it?
      • Strengths, interests, curiosities
    • Concept: Marketing Pitch
    • You have 40 minutes
    • Groups of 3-4 – Don't forget to include your names
    • Photoshop Doc 8.5 x 11" Res. 300
    • Save as as .jpg (quality high) and name the file as "name-name-name-name-english-pitch"
    • Email to Sinks – jeremy.sinks@district6.org
  5. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #1

September 7

  1. Uploading a Doc in the Synergy Dropbox
  2. "We are... What?" Debrief
  3. The "Who am I, What am I, Where am I going" Pennant
  4. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #2
    • Due Tomorrow @ 11:20 AM in the Synergy Dropbox
    • Some say social media is superficial, with no room for expressing deep or complex ideas. We challenge you to defy these skeptics by describing yourself as fully and accurately as possible in the 140-character limit of a tweet. (from Wake Forest University)

September 8

  1. The "Who am I, What am I, Where am I going" Pennant
    • Photoshoot?
  2. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #3
    • Due Monday @ 11:20 AM in the Synergy Dropbox
    • Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more? (from the Common App)

Week 2: September 11 – 15

September 11

  1. The "Who am I, What am I, Where am I going" Pennant
  2. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #4
    • Due Tomorrow @ 11:20 AM in the Synergy Dropbox
    • 3 options to choose from today – ALL come from the Common App (650 words):
      1. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?
      2. Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome?
      3. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution.

September 12

  1. SO Trade Careers Expo
  2. Transpophotointernet ContractDue Friday 9-15
  3. The Handbook – we put it off long enough!
  4. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #5
    • Due Tomorrow @ 11:20 AM in the Synergy Dropbox
    • Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. – this is the most commonly answered college essay prmopt (650 words)
  5. The "Who am I, What am I, Where am I going" PennantDue Today
    • Save as a .png file – "lastname-firstname-pennant"
    • Copy/paste in the Shared Drive (p) handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/Pennant

September 13

  1. BIS Parent Night Thursday, September 14 – 6:00 - 7:45
  2. File Management
  3. Jung Personality Test
    • When you finish, you will screen capture the result and paste into a Word document- save this as jung in your E4 folder in your U drive
    • In that same Word doc, type in the 4 letters of your personality type with percentages - ie: E (31%) S (1%) F (38%) J (9%)
    • Next, read your type description from the Jung Personality Style site
    • Then read your communication skills from the Jung Personality site
      • Write a short description of what you learned
      • Write a short statement of if you agree with your Jung Personality Style
    • Submit via Synergy Dropbox
  4. E4 Careers
    • Resume Profile Brainstorm – Notecard
      • Write 5 different adjectives or action verbs that describe you
      • Write a sentence for each word that explains why
    • Resume Profile
  5. The "Who am I, What am I, Where am I going" PennantDue Yesterday
    • Save as a .png file – "lastname-firstname-pennant"
    • Copy/paste in the Shared Drive (p) handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/Pennant
  6. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #6
    • Due Tomorrow @ 11:20 AM in the Synergy Dropbox
    • 3 options to choose from today – ALL come from the supplemental personal essay section from Southern Oregon University (350 words or less)
      1. Select an original work of your choice from anywhere in the world (this could be a work of art, a piece of literature, a scientific or mathematical theory, a musical composition, a film, or any other creative piece) and discuss how it has affected your thinking.
      2. How has your outlook on life been shaped by your hometown? In turn, how have you influenced your hometown?
      3. An encounter with a culture, people, or place different from your own. How did this experience affect your understanding of diversity?

September 14

  1. File Management
  2. Jung Personality Test
    • Submit via Synergy Dropbox if you didn't get to it yesterday
  3. E4 Careers
    • Resume Profile
      • Print a hard copy
    • Career Interest Survey
      • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
      • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic
  4. E4 Bootcamp – Get Ready for the College Application Essay #7 – last one!!!
    • Due Tomorrow @ 11:20 AM in the Synergy Dropbox
    • Insight Resume from Oregon State University – Respond to ALL SIX questions – limit answers to 100 words per question
      1. Leadership/Group contributions: Describe examples of your leadership experience in which you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time. Consider responsibilities to initiatives taken in or out of school.
      2. Knowledge in a field/creativity: Describe any of your special interests and how you have developed knowledge in these areas. Give examples of your creativity: the ability to see alternatives; take diverse perspectives; come up with many, varied, or original ideas; or willingness to try new things.
      3. Dealing with adversity: Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing that challenge, the role that person played, and what you learned about yourself.
      4. Community service: Explain what you have done to make your community a better place to live. Give examples of specific projects in which you have been involved over time.
      5. Handling systemic challenges: Describe your experience facing or witnessing discrimination. Tell us how you responded and what you learned from those experiences and how they have prepared you to contribute to the OSU community.
      6. Goals/task commitment: Articulate the goals you have established for yourself and your efforts to accomplish these. Give at least one specific example that demonstrates your work ethic/diligence.

September 15

  1. Working Lab

Week 3: September 18 – 22

September 18

  1. Upcoming: College Fair @ SOU October 3rd
  2. E4 Careers
    • Career Interest Survey
      • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
      • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic
    • Resume Profile
      • Print a hard copy

September 19

  1. E4 Careers
    • Career Interest Survey
      • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
      • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic
    • Resume Profile
      • Print a hard copy – staple NEW copy on top of old

September 20

  1. E4 Careers
    • Resume
      • Print a hard copy
    • Resume Profile
      • Print a hard copy – staple NEW copy on top of old
    • Career Interest Survey
      • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
      • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic

September 21

  1. E4 Careers
    • Resume
      • Print a hard copy
    • Resume Profile
      • Print a hard copy – staple NEW copy on top of old
    • Career Interest Survey
      • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
      • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic

September 22

  1. Working Lab
    1. E4 Careers
      • Resume
        • Print a hard copy
      • Resume Profile
        • Print a hard copy – staple NEW copy on top of old
      • Career Interest Survey
        • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
        • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic
    2. Bootcamp Essays
    3. Etc., Etc., Etc...
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Week 4: September 25 – 29

September 25

  1. Homecoming Court Nominations – http://www.quia.com/sv/818873.html – SECRET WORD: gofightwin
  2. E4 Careers

September 26

  1. E4 College
    • College Fair Registration for the following students:
      1. Kianna
      2. Brenden F.
      3. Alize
      4. Cammie
      5. Chase
      6. Ryan K.
      7. Kameron L.
      8. Jason P.
      9. Jonathon S.
      10. Chris T.
    • Fill out Jr/Sr College Guidance Questionaire
  2. E4 Careers

September 27

  1. E4 Careers
  2. Career Interest Survey – only 8 turned in
    • Save as or Export as .png as "lastname-firstname-career-interest-infographic
    • Copy/paste into the Shared Drive (P) in handins/BIS/Sinks/E4/2017-18/career-infographic

September 28

  1. E4 Careers

September 29

SOU in the Library today

  1. ALICE Training
  2. Working Lab
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Week 5: October 2 – 6

October 2

Reminder: College Fair @ SOU Tomorrow – meet in the front of the BIS office @ 8:50

  1. E4 Careers

October 3

  1. College Fair @ SOU

October 4

  1. E4 Careers

October 5

  1. E4 Careers

October 6

  1. Working Lab
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Week 6: October 9 – 13

October 9

  1. E4 Careers
  2. Interview Prep – TMAY – 2 parts

October 10

  1. E4 Careers
  2. Interview Prep – TMAY – 2 parts
  3. Email Sinks your (1) Answers/Script (2)TMAY Video

October 11

  1. Vote for Crater Homecoming King/Queen á Prince/Princess – SECRET WORD: friday13
  2. E4 Careers
  3. Interview Prep – TMAY – 2 parts
  4. Email Sinks your (1) Answers/Script (2)TMAY Video

October 12

  1. Skills– Critical Reading
  2. Working Lab

October 13

State Inservice – No School

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Week 7: October 16 – 20

October 16

  1. Skills– Critical Reading
  2. Outline for the rest of the week – Sinks is gone

October 17

  1. Skills– Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

October 18

  1. Skills– Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

October 19

  1. Skills– Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

October 20

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Next Week

  1. Working Lab
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Week 8: October 23 – 27

October 23

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. Sinks' Adobe Max Experience
  3. E4 Careers

October 24

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers
    • Mock interviews start next week!
  3. Working Lab – GET THESE DONE!!!

October 25

Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 26

Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 27

Parent/Teacher Conferences

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Week 9: October 30 – November 3

October 30

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

October 31

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

November 1

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

November 2

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

November 3

  1. Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers
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Week 10: November 6 – 10

November 6

  1. E4 Careers
  2. Mock Interview Day! – Interview Format/Schedule
    • Time Slot 1: 10:58 - 11:28
      • A: Meyah, Parker, Jacob, Isaac, Chase
      • B: Ellie, Dalton, Kaden, Dillon, Robbie
    • Time Slot 2: 10:58 - 11:58
      • A: Jackson, Matt, Ariana, Brenden F.
      • B: Ryan, Nick, Brenden K., Tyler
  3. Down time To Do (when not interviewing):

November 7

  1. E4 Careers
  2. Mock Interview Day! – Interview Format/Schedule
    • Time Slot 1: 10:58 - 11:28
      • A: Malika, Cal, Andy, Chris, Cooper
      • B: Cammie, Kameron, Steven, Lauren, Kianna
    • Time Slot 2: 10:58 - 11:58
      • A: Julia, Beau, Charles, Andrew, John
      • B: Levi, Chris, David, Alize
  3. Down time To Do (when not interviewing):

November 8

  1. E4 Skills
  2. E4 Careers
    • Post Interview Reflection
    • Interview Team Debrief
      1. Get into your interview teams
      2. As a team discuss:
        • Evaluate the strengths of each candidate – add appropriate info if needed on your evaluations
        • Evaluate the weaknesses of each candidate – add appropriate info if needed on your evaluations
        • Provide recommendations of improvement for "Potential Hire" and "Not Hire" candidates – be professional, be constructive, don't be a jerk!
        • Identify who you believe to be the top (best) 2 interviewees
      3. Organize your applicant evaluations – paperclip together: applicant evals, notes, resumes, etc.
      4. Determine a final score for each candidate – come to a team consensus on a final score – Be prepared to talk about the candidates tomorrow!

November 9

  1. E4 Careers
    • Mock Interview Debrief – Day 1 Teams first half & Day 2 Teams second half
  2. 1/2 Working Lab

November 10

Veteran's Day – No School

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Week 11: November 13 – 17

November 13

  1. E4 Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers
    • Mock Interview Class Debrief
    • Return Interview Evals to Applicants
    • Thank You Letter

November 14

  1. E4 Skills – Critical Reading
  2. E4 Careers

November 15

  1. E4 Careers

November 16

  1. E4 Careers

November 17

  1. E4 Careers
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Week 12: November 20 – 24

November 20

  1. E4 Careers
    • Careers Unit Final
    • Did You Know...
      1. that when meeting new people, the impact is 7% from what we actually say, 38% from our voice, grammar, and confidence, and 55% from how we look, act, and walk through the door?
      2. that in a survey of 200 bosses, 33% say they will know within the first 90 seconds if they would hire you?
  2. Yearbook Cover Finalists – to vote – secret word: sixty7

November 21

November 22

November 23

Thanksgiving Holiday – No School

November 24

Thanksgiving Holiday – No School

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Week 13: November 27 – December 1

November 27

November 28

November 29

November 30

End of Trimester 1

December 1

Teacher Inservice – No School

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