• Wednesday, Jan. 22 The students will be able to

    • Understand the course syllabus, outline and description
    • Understand how to access all material needed for this class
    • Understand how to navigate around my web page
    • Complete a pretest as a benchmark

    Thursday & Friday, Jan. 23 & 24 The students will be able to

    • Begin new unit Careers, colleges, military
    • Students will need a 1" Binder along with Plastic Sleeves
    • Give notes on Holland's Code
      • Next on index card in the order your think your personality types are - list 
    • Complete Career Key (Assessment in Naviance) 5 Points (Class Activity 20% of grade) (This will be placed in your portfolio. Be sure to keep graded copy. Only graded copies will earn points in your portfolio- you must also be sure to staple index card)  
    • Complete the Career Interest Profile - Print Your Results of Holland's Code (Highlight section and print)-, Complete an index card listing 5 top picks of careers recommended with a checkmark - in addition, write what type of preparation is needed. 10 Points (Class Activity 20% of grade) (This will be placed in your portfolio. Be sure to keep graded copy. Only graded copies will earn points in your portfolio.)
    • Complete 3 Goals (Must written on an 11th grade level)- This needs to be completed in Naviance -6 Points Class Activity 20% of grade (If students do not have enough time to complete, they could do on own as long as it is completed by Monday, Jan. 27 for grading.

    NOTE- A portfolio will be handed in at the end of this unit. In order to receive credit for each submission, student must have the graded copy in notebook. Duplicates will not be accepted only original graded papers are acceptable. Also, each student must provide their original notes that were typed in class. Students may not print out notes and give to other students for their notebook. This portfolio is worth a total of 30 Points. It will be equated as a homework grade 20% of grade.

     

    Friday, January 24 The students will be able to

    • Complete Cluster Finder- Print Your Ranking of Clusters (Highlight the ranking of clusters and print) 5 Points Class Activity (This will be placed in your portfolio. Be sure to keep graded copy. Only graded copies will earn points in your portfolio.)
    • Learn how to navigate around Naviance
    • The students will be able to take the Learning Style Inventory test. This must be completed and handed in at the end of the period in order to receive credit. (5 Points classroom activity grade) This will be due at the end of the period. This will be a portfolio entry. Index card must be attached in order to receive full credit.
    • HOMEWORK- List 3 goals in Naviance and complete (9 Points) Due Monday.

    Monday, January 27 The students will be able to

    • Homework Due from Thursday (Goals in Naviance)
    • Begin taking notes on Careers/Colleges/Military
    • Note taking Day
      • Google Docs 
    • Naviance - Scholarship Searching - Students need to have 5 scholarships saved to their plan for Tuesday. This is worth 5 points. Students will also be placing this into their portfolios after they have been graded. Equated as a classroom activity grade.

    Tuesday, January 28 The students will be able to

    • Continue taking notes on career/college
    • Discuss
    • Collect 5 Scholarships saved in career cruising portfolio (5 Points)

    Wednesday, January 29 The students will be able to

    • Continue with Notes & Discussion on Career/College

    Thursday, January 30 The students will be able to

    • Complete Career Cluster Assessment in Naviance (write an assessment on what they thought were their 3 top clusters and compare) 5 Points Class Activity. This is a portoflio entry.
    • Complete Strengths Explorer Assessment in Naviance (write on assessment if they agree or disagree) 5 Points Class Activity. This is a portfolio entry.
    • Continue with notes on career/college
    • Discuss

    Friday, January 31 The students will be able to

    • Finish taking notes
    • Complete Naviance Navigation Worksheet

    Monday, Feb. 3 The students will be able to

    • Naviance Navigation Assessment - 25 Points (60% of grade)
    • Complete Game Plan in Naviance
    • Ten Top Things Looking for in a College (Homework due Tuesday, February 4 - 10 Points) ALso, will be a portfolio entry
    • Sallie Mae Scholarship Findings in Naviance - 5 Point Class Work as well as a portfolio entry

    Tuesday, Feb, 4 The students will be able to 

    • Create College Board Accounts

    Wednesday, Feb. 5 The students will be able to (1/2 Day)

    • Go over Naviance Navigation Assessment
    • Navigate around College Board
    • Pass Back Scholarship Papers for Portfolio

    Thursday, Feb. 6 The students will be able to 

    • Navigate around in College Board
    • Introduce Princeton Review & College Data
    • Pass out Handout 1 - Paper 1 which will be 72 points Class Work - Due on Sept. 18 @ at the end of the period. 

    Friday & Monday, Feb. 7 & 10 The students will be able to

    • Work on and complete Paper 1
      • This paper is due at the of the period on Wednesday.
        • 10 Points Deduction for each day late
           

    Tuesday, Feb. 11 The students will be able to

    • MI Strength Notes
    • MI Strength Test in Naviance- Complete and printout (also put what you think your top 3 strengths are and compare to test) This will be a portfolio entry 5 Points (class work) 

    Wednesday, Feb. 12 The students will be able to

    • Complete Brag Sheet
      The students will fill out the 2nd part in class
      The 1st part will be fill out by the student's parent
    • The brag sheet will be placed into the portfolio for grading
    • Search for Scholarships and Save in Portfolio using Careercruising, CollegeData, CollegeBoard
    • Write down all college pennants and type in Alphabetical Order for classroom assignment next week. 
    • HOMEWORK FOR MONDAY- Students must have a parent complete the parent portion of the brag sheet that was handed out in class today. (5 Points)

    Thursday & Friday, Feb. 13 & 14 The students will be able to (1/2 Day In-Service)

    • Begin working on Paper 2 Research
    • Paper is due at the end of the period on Tuesday
    • If a student is absent, they are still responsible for assignment. It is due Tuesday by 3:00 pm. via email or paper copy in Room 302, September 24. Rubric must be attached.
    • 54 Points Class Work Grade

    Monday, Feb. 17 No School

    Tues. - Thurs., Feb. 18 - 20 The students will be able to

    • Complete College Pennant Exercise
    • 55 Points (class work grade)

    Friday, Feb. 21  The students will be able to

    • Complete Pennant Exercise (Must be handed in at the end of the period)

    Monday, Feb. 24 The students will be able to

    Tuesday, Feb. 25 The students will be able to

    • Guest Speaker
      • College Information Presentation  (Snow Date will be Feb. 27) 

    Wednesday, Feb. 26 The students will be able to

    •   Explanation of Major College Research Paper (Format, questions, answers, etc.)

    Thursday, Feb. 27 The students will be able to

    •  Begin work on CRP

    Friday, Feb. 28 The students will be able to

    • Guidance Lesson
    Monday - Friday March 2 - 6 The students will be able to
    •  Continue to work on College Research Paper 

    Monday - Thursday, March 9 - 12 The students will be able to 

    • Complete SAT Prep for upcoming SATS

    SAT Prep Reading Test (Monday)

    • 65 Minutes

    SAT Prep Writing & Language 35 Minutes (Tuesday)

    SAT Prep Math 25 No Calculator 25 Minutes (Tuesday)

    SAT Prep Math Calculator 55 Minutes (Wednesday)

    Scoring SAT's (Thursday)

    Friday, March 13 No School- In Service Day

    Monday - Friday, March 16 - March 20 The students will be able to

    • Work and complete their CRP

    The due date for this paper will be on Friday, March 20 

    If a student is absent, they are still responsible for handing it in on March 20. If the student is absent on Friday., March 20, they should email paper along with rubric and job ad to me at taylorh@nwlehighsd.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on ., March 20. (Friday- NO EXCEPTIONS!)

    Paper is worth 145 Points (Assessment 60% of grade)

    Monday, October 28 The students will be able to

    Take Unit Test 1 - 70 Point Assessment (Marking Period 1)

    Tuesday, October 29 The students will be able to

    College Conspiracy

    Homework (10 Points) Marking Period 1

    Wednesday & Thursday, October 30 & 31 The students will be able to 

     

    Common Application

    Go into common application on line- begin to fill in (create profiles)

     

    Students will complete the beginning of their senior year

     

    HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT- Complete Common Application- 5 Points (Hard Copy)
    • Guid. Info must be complete
    • Brag Sheet Info
    • Last Page, etc.

    Friday, November 1 The students will be able to

    Complete Common Application on-line

    • HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT FOR THURSDAY EVENING- Complete Electronic Common Application- Will be checking the 3 sections-
      • Profile, Family, Education, Activities- 8 Points (Homework grade 20% of grade)

    Monday, November 4 The students will be able to

    • Continue with common application

    Talk about the College Essay

    Look at prompts

    Begin writing essay

    • Homework - Essay Due - Tuesday, November 12 (10 Points)
    • Talk about references - Refer to sample copy on website. Homework- 3 References- Due Tuesday, November 12 ( 20 Points)

    Tuesday, Nov. 5 No School- Teacher In-Service Day

    Wed., Thursday, Friday Nov. 6 - 8 The students will be able to 

    Begin Military Research

    • Students may work alone or with a partner
    • Must be handed in on Friday by the end of the period (100 Points- Class Activity 20% of Grade)

    Monday, November 11 The students will be able to

    Use Notes from Military Research for Assessment (60% of Grade)

    Tuesday, November 12 The students will be able to

    Show teacher that college essay is complete (10 Points)

    Good Copy for Portfolio should be printed

    Hand in References (20 Points)

    Notes on Finding a Job/Child Labor Laws

    Notes on Working Papers

    Discussion

    Understand the difference between a reference and recommendation

    Wednesday, November 13 The students will be able to

     

    Understand how to fill out a job application that applies to them as Juniors

    Collect homework from Friday.

     

    Go through a job application with teacher and ask questions on anything that they do not understand

    Complete another job application.

    HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT: Complete Barnes & Noble Application (15 Points- Due Thursday, Nov. 14)

    Thursday, November 14 The students will be able to

    Complete job applications

    Friday, November 15 The Students will be able to

    Complete a job application for a grade. This will count as a 45 Point Assessment. Student must have a Blue or Black Pen-

    Students will begin to prepare for a job at the Pretzel Factory Company.

    Monday, Nov. 18 The students will be able to

    Complete application for a grade

    Begin resume notes

    Understand the major components of a resume.

    Different types of resumes - Entry Level/Functional/Chronological/Combination

    Notes on Resume Writing 

    Tuesday, Nov. 19 The students will be able to

    Complete resume notes

    Begin Resume in Naviance

    Wednesday, Nov. 20 The students will be able to

    Finish resume in Naviance

    Printout

    Due to internet issues plans for today have changed. The students began to complete interview questions. This assignment will be completed in 2 class periods today and Thursday. It will be handed in at the end of the period. This will count as an assessment- 75 Points.

    Thursday, Nov. 21 & Friday, Nov. 21 The students will be able to

    To use resume from Naviance as a guide to create a good copy of a resume in google docs

    This resume will be graded- 50 Points as an assessment

    Resume will be handed in at the end of the period

    If students need extra time, they may hand in on Monday at the beginning of class.

    Complete interview questions- hand in at the end of the period. Completing this today due to internet issues on Wednesday.

    Continue with Resume writing on Friday. 

    Resumes will be due on Monday, Nov. 25

    Tuesday & Wednesday, November 26 & 27  The students will be  able to 

    Understand the purpose of writing a cover letter.

    Will prepare a generic cover letter in class together.

    Begin to write own cover letter.

    Students are allowed to have other students read and critiques before handing in for grading

    Can share with me or hand in before Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday

    This will count as 50 Points (Must be 100% error free) Counts as an assessment

    Wednesday, Nov. 27 The studnets will be able to

    Complete a good application for folder

    Complete a good copy of references for folder

    Thursday, Friday, & Monday, Nov. 28 - Dec. 2  NO SCHOOL - HAPPY THANKSGIVING

    Tuesday, Dec. 3 The students will be able to 

    SAT Prep Reading Test 

    • 65 Minutes

    Wednesday, Dec. 4 The students will be able to

    SAT Prep Writing & Language 35 Minutes

    SAT Prep Math 25 No Calculator 25 Minutes

    Thursday,Dec. 5 The students will be able to

    SAT Prep Math Calculator 55 Minutes

    Friday, Dec. 6 The students will be able to

    Scoring SAT's

    Monday, Dec. 9

    Look at Interview Folders

    Pass Back Resumes & Cover Letters (The students are to make good copies for folders)

    Begin to talk about interviewing techniques

    • Dress
    • Questions

    Tuesday, Dec. 10

    Perfect Folders with Resumes, Cover Letters, References, Job Applications (Completed before Thanksgiving)

    Notes on Payroll

    • Gross Pay Worksheet (10 Point Homework)
      • Begin notes on Financial Management  
      • Discussion
      • W4 Form
      • I9 Form
      • Working Papers
      • Have a classroom discussion on Financial Planning
      • Deductions taken out of paychecks
      • Benefits
      • Complete all notes

    Wednesday, Dec. 11

    • Go over worksheet
    • Give quiz (25 Points)

    Thursday, Dec. 12

    • Go over quiz
    • Will be giving option to retake quiz

    Friday, Dec. 13

    • Students will interview with representatives from the Philly Pretzel Factory
    • Complete notes 
      • Deductions
      • Taxes
      • Complete Handout 2 (Taxes)

    Monday, Dec. 16 The students will be able to

    • Compose a thank you/follow-up letter to interviewers from the Philly Pretzel Factory

    Tuesday, Dec. 17 The students will be able to 

    • Complete Handout 4
    • Begin Paystubs
      • Paystubs will be graded (They are due on Wednesday Dec. 19) Classwork grade (30 points)
        • If a student is out onWednesday, they should work accordingly at home to be sure assignment is complete and ready to hand in on Thursday. 

    Wednesday, Dec. 18 The students will be able to

    • Complete Paystubs and Withholding Worksheets

    Due at thPe end of the period

    • Homework- Begin studying for Unit 2 Test
    • Test wil be given on Friday

    Thursday, Dec. 19 - Friday, Dec. 20 The students will be able to

    Review for Unit 2 Test- Test will be given on Friday

    • If a student is out on Friday, they must be ready to ready to take test on the day we return from Holiday break.

    Homework- Study for Unit Test 2 (This will be given on Friday- Dec. 20)

    • Finding a job (notes)
    • Resume Writing
    • Cover Letters
    • Job Applications
    • Payroll Notes & Problems

    HOLIDAY BREAK - DEC. 21 - JAN. 1

    Thursday, Jan. 2 The students will be able to 

    Review for Unit 2 Test

    Friday, Jan. 3 The students will be able to 

     Unit 2 Test

    Monday., Jan. 6 The students will be abe to (Keystone Testing)

    Tuesday, Jan.7

    Wednesday, Jan. 8 The students will be able to (Keystone Testing)

    Thursday, Jan. 9 The students will be able to

    Friday, Jan. 10 The students will be able to (Keystone Testing)

     Monday, Jan 13

    Tuesday, Jan. 14

    Wednesday, Jan. 15

    Thursday, Jan. 16 Day 1 of Finals- Period 2 will take final

    Friday, Jan. 17 Day 2 of Finals- Period 4 will take final


     

     


     

     

     

    Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, October 25, 26, 27 The students will be able to

     

    Complete a Military Research Paper

     

    Students may work in partners, however, they are not required to work with a partner

     

    Papers are due no later than Friday, October 27

     

    Each student must printout a packet for their portfolio along with 1 packet for grading per group- If working alone, they will still need to printout 2 copies.

     

    This paper is worth 100 Points (Assessment)

    Monday, Oct. 30 The students will be able

     

    To take an assessment on the military packet

     

    Students will be allowed to use their own packets

     

    Study for test on Careers/College/Military

     

    Unit test will be given on Wednesday, Nov. 1

     

    Portfolios will be due on Wednesday, Nov. 1 (If a student does not hand in a portfolio, they will be given a zero out of 32  points. (Portfolio is counted as a homework grade) This is the final grade for the marking period. The portfolio is a collection of everything completed during Marking Period 1.

    Tuesday, Oct. 31 The students will be able to

     

    To go over military test

     

    Review for major test to be given on Nov. 1, Wednesday

     

    Crossword Puzzles, Acroynms

     

    Study for Career/College/Military Test

     

    NOTE: PORTFOLIOS ARE DUE tomorrow- AT THE BEGINNING OF THE PERIOD.

    Wednesday, Nov. 1  The students will be able to

     

    Hand in their portfolios at the beginning of the period

     

    Take Career/College/Military Test

     

     

     

     

     

    Thursday, December 7  The students will be able to

    Go over Gross Pay Quiz

    Go over Handout 2

    Begin Handout 3

    • If time permits, go over Handout 3 on board

    Friday, December 8 The students will be able to

    Go over Handout 3 if not completed from Thursday

    Handout 4 - Complete (Students must show all work)

    • Students will complete for homework if not completed in class

    Monday, Dec. 11 The students will be able to

    Go over Handout 4 on board and discuss

    Students should start reviewing for Job, Interview, Payroll Test to be given on Thursday, Dec. 14

    Tuesday, Dec. 12 The students will be able to

    Complete a paystub (example)

    After going over the example, the students will be given a packet of problems with different scenarios. The students will fill out 6 paystubs. This packet will be assessed of a total of 30 Points for completion. Each paystub will be worth 5 points. Students must show all work in order to receive credit. Will be graded according to accuracy as well.

    If a student needs extra time, they could complete for homework and hand in at the beginning of class. However, all papers must be handed in at the beginning of class in order to receive credit. Packet will be due on Wednesday at the beginning of class.

    Test will be Thursday, Dec. 14

    Wednesday, Dec. 13 The students will be able to

    Go over paystub packets.

    • Put on board

    Review for Job, Interview, Payroll Test to be given Thursday, Dec. 14

    If time permits, begin notes on Banking

    Thursday, Dec. 14 The students will be able to

    Job, Interview, Payroll Test

    Continue with banking notes if time permits

    Friday, Dec. 15 The students will be able to (FBLA Competition)

    Go over test

    Continue with notes

    • Mrs. Taylor will be a judge at the FBLA competition

     

    Monday, Dec. 18 The students will be able to

    Complete Notes

    Begin New Tripoli Checking

    • Introduce

    Tuesday, Dec. 19 The students will be able to

    Begin January of Packet

    • Complete January
    • If time permits, reconcile January

    Wednesday, Dec. 20 The students will be able to

    To go over the month of January & the reconciliation sheet

    Complete February & March and reconcile

    • Must be completed for homework if not completed in class

    Thursday, Dec. 21 The students will be able to

    Review February and March

    Complete April & May

    • If not completed in class, should complete for Tuesday, Jan. 2
    • Be prepared for a quiz on the parts of a check (Must use correct terms) 10 points

    Friday, Dec. 22 - Monday, Jan. 1 - Winter Break

    Tuesday, January 2 The students will be able to

    Go over April & May

    Begin June

    • Packet is worth 100 Points
    • Complete June for Homework if not completed in class
    • The entire packet must be completed by the end of the period on Monday, January 3, therefore, if students feel that they will need extra time, they should begin July over the weekend.
    • Assignment- Packet will be handed in on Wednesday at the end of the period.
    • Checking Test 1 will be given on Thursday, January 4 (Students should review notes) This is an objective test. The test will be worth 80 points. It will be on checking notes along with reconciling a bank statement.
    • Checking Test 2 will be given on Friday, January 5 (Students will need their packets for this test. If they are incomplete and inaccurate, it will make it very difficult to take this test.) Students please be prepared. this test will be worth 60 Points.

    Wednesday, January 3  The students will be able to

    Complete Checking Packet and hand in at the end of the period.

    All packets will be handed in at 10:35 a.m. There will be no extension on time. This packet is worth 100 Points.

    Students be prepared for test on Tuesday (Notes & Bank Reconciliation - 80 Points)

    Students there will be a test on your packet Friday (60 Points)

    Thursday, January 4 The students will be able to

    Take test on Notes and Bank Reconciliation (80 Points)

    Friday, January 5 The students will be able to

    Take test on New Tripoli Checking Packet (60 Points)

    Monday, January 8 The students will be able to

     

    Begin and understand Credit

     

    Loans

     

    Credit Cards

     

    Notes

    Tuesday, January 9 The students will be able to

     

    Complete Notes

     

    Discussion on Credit/Understand a credit statement - discuss

     

    BEGIN REVIEW FOR FINAL EXAM

    Monday, January 18 NO SCHOOL- TEACHER IN-SERVICE DAY

    Tuesday, Wednesday, January 19, 20 The students will be able to

     

    Review for final exam

     

    Final Exam will be on Thursday, Jan. 21

    Thursday, January 21 The students will be able to

     

    TAKE FINAL EXAM