Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Why is my first choice college the best fit for me? How can I prepare to apply to my first choice school? Week of 14-16 March

Hey Advisees!
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Homework: 
-Due Tomorrow: Affording College Letter with notes from you and your family.
-Want to continue your college search? Confirm that you've made the best choice? Go the NACAC National College Fair TODAY in Raleigh. (See the flyer here.)
-NCSU Engineering Open House is THIS SATURDAY.
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Big Idea: Systems have interrelated parts
Essential Question: Why is my first choice college the best fit for me? How can I prepare to apply to my first choice school?
Objectives: I can...
...set and meet a personal goal.
...navigate a college website.
...complete a college profile.
...decorate my profile with relevant information.
Performance Task: College Profile due next Tuesday, 21 March!
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Tuesday, 14 March
Successful Student Portfolio Day

1) Get Ready: Fill in what you will do today during in your SSP log. 
  1. Options:
    1. Finish your "Affording College Letter", share it with me, discuss at home, bring it back tomorrow. (See the document here)
    2. Wrap up any final missing/late work and revisions.
    3. Organize your binder and complete the binder checklist.
    4. Annotate 3 pages in a textbook using sticky notes. 
    5. Create flashcards or study tools for an upcoming test.
    6. Peer evaluate a paper with a classmate. 
2) Closure: Reflect on what you accomplished today by filling in your SSP log.
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Wednesday, 15 March
College Profile Day 1

1) Get Ready: Discuss the goals of the college profile assignment:

  1. Become fluent at navigating your first choice school's site.
  2. Make a resource other LEC students can use.
  3. Triple-check that this school is a good fit for you!


2) Go!
  1. Fill in your college profile using your college's website only. 
  2. If you cannot find something, let me know!
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    Thursday, 16 March
    College Profile Day 2

    Image result for college snapshot1) Get Ready: 
    1. Stand Up-Hand Up-Pair Up to share the most interesting questions and comments your family asked/made while you discussed your Affording College Letter.
    2. Take out your college profile sheet.
    2) Go!
    1. Finish your profile sheet and the 3 questions at the end.
    2. Add a border with school colors, quotes, etc (at least 5 doodles or quotes, etc).

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