Thursday, April 24, 2014

If you decided not to come on the field trip...

Hi Freshmen!

Here are your assignments for Friday!
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Objectives: I can...
...read actively using Achieve3000.
...review material for my classes by taking practice exams.
...read and annotate articles.
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Below is a list of tasks you must complete. You will take 1st lunch. You will be with Mr. Testa.

1) Warm Up: College Personality Quiz

  1. Visit this website and take the College Personality Quiz.
  2. Copy this table.
  3. Record your scores for each section.
  4. Fill in the 2 sentence summary for each section.

Category
Score
Two sentence summary describing the impact that your score will have on your college selection
School Enthusiasm


Participant Learner


Love of Knowledge


Basic Academic Skills


Independence


Career Orientation


Social Consciousness


Self-Understanding


Academic/Social Balance


Eagerness for College


OVERALL



2) Read the Achieve3000 article "Cartography: Mapping out the Future." (Search for the article once you log in.)

  1. Fill in three "Setting the Purpose" boxes as you read.
  2. Write a three paragraph TPEQEA response to the Thought Question.
  3. Complete all activities through the math question.
3) Exploring the Progressive Era
  1. Read the article here. Use diigo to annotate as you read.
  2. Use your annotations to create two pages of Cornell notes that include one graphic organizer.
  3. Write a TPEQEA paragraph responding to the question, "Was the Progressive Era truly progressive?".
  4. If you could choose a name for the time period starting when you were born, what would you name it and why? Respond in a point and analysis sentence.
4) Rock your Math Final!
  1. Go to the link here.
  2. Select the "Common Exam" that is for your math class.
  3. Write the answer to each question.
  4. Check your answers.
  5. Write four questions you need to ask your teacher.
5) Read the Achieve3000 article "To Help or Not to Help." (Search for the article once you log in.)


  1. Fill in three "Setting the Purpose" boxes as you read.
  2. Write a three paragraph TPEQEA response to the Thought Question.
  3. Complete all activities through the math question.
6) How do ecosystems work?
  1. Work through the virtual lab here.
  2. Send a screen shot of your final lab journal to Ms. Nickel.
  3. Write a TPEQEA paragraph relating ecosytems to geology.
7) Work on missing work.

8) Reflection: What are opportunities that you have had available to you that you wish you had taken? What would you do differently if you could go back in time? 

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