• January 22, Wednesday The students will be able to:

    • Know and understand Freshman Seminar Syllabus and Policy
    • Begin Taking Notes on Careers, Interests, Schooling, etc.
    • Homework Assignment: 3 References, 20 Points, Due on Monday, February 3

    January 23, Thursday The students will be able to:

    • Understand what a character recommendation letter is and how to request a letter of recommendation from someone.
    • Homework Assignment: 2 Letters of Recommendation, 10 Points, Due back to Mrs. Taylor via US Postal by Wednesday, October, 23. 
      • Please note that if these letters of recommendation are not mailed to teacher credit will not be given. Teacher will  accept electronic copies. If sending electronically, Letter of Recommendation and Student Name must be in the Subject Line. Letters must be mailed and received in teachers electronic mailbox by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21. 
    • Classroom Activity- Address two envelopes (4 Points)
      • Mrs. Heidi Taylor
      • Northwestern Lehigh High School
      • 6493 Route 309
      • New Tripoli, PA 18066 
      • (Students will include their return address)

    January 24, Friday The students will be able to:

    • Create accounts in Naviance 
    • Create a Plan:
      • Game Plan Survey
      • Freshman Seminar Brag Sheet
      • Graduation Survey
    • Complete Index Card- Students complete Career Interest Checklist (3 Sets of Questions)
    • Begin notes

    January 27, Monday The students will be able to:

    • Finish Discussing Notes
    • Complete Assessment in Naviance
      • Strengths Explorer - Homework 5 Points Due on Tuesday, Jan. 28

    January 28, Tuesday The students will be able to:

    • Check homework
    • Complete Notes from last week
    • Complete Notes on Learning Styles
      • Visual
        • Auditory
          • Tactile
    • Students will identify the style they learn best (Index Card)
    • Assessment Naviance
      • Learning Style Inventory

    Janaury 29, Wednesday The students will be able to:

    • Continue to navigate around in Naviance
    • Complete any notes not completed
    • Take the career cluster assessment (5 Points Class Activity)

    Janaury 30 & 31, Thursday & Friday The students wil be able to:

    • Watch Mr. Holland Opus Movie

    February 3, Monday The students will be able to:

    • Complete Questions from Mr. Holland Opus Movie (Graded as an assessment)
    • References are due today (Homework assignment given on Monday, February 3)

    February 4, Tuesday The students will be able to

    • Take Naviance Assessment (20 Points)
    • Notes on Looking for a Job

    February 5, Wednesday The students will be able to

    • Continue with notes
    • Introduce a job application

    February 6, Thursday  The students will be able to

    • Complete Job Applications
    • Students should be 2 black or blue pens to class for Friday

    February 7, Friday The students will be abe to 

    • Complete a Job Application as an assessment (25 Points)

    February 10, Monday The students will be able to 

    • Go over all papers that have been graded from last week
    • Good Frankie/Bad Frankie Video
    • Notes on Interviewing Techniques
    • Types of Interview Questions
      • Open Ended
      • Closed Ended
      • Leading
      • Multi-Barrelled 
      • Hypothetical

    February 11, Tuesday The students will be able to

    • Complete Interview Notes
    • Begin Interview Question Assessment- 50 Points
    • Due at the end of the period on Wednesday

    February 12, Wednesday The students will be able to

    • Work on and complete Interview Question Assessment

    February 13, Thursday The students will be able to 

    • If students need a few minutes to complete IQA, I will allow the 15 minutes of class to complete. 
    • Dressing for an Interiew - Notes
    • Dress for Success Project Explanation- 20 Points Classwork Activity

    February 14, Friday The students will be able to (1/2 In-Service Day)

    • Work on and complete Dress for Success Activity

    February 17, Monday- No School 

    February 18, Tuesday  The students will be able to

    • Complete Dress for Success
    • Prepare a clean copy of Subway Application for Folder
    • Organize folder for interview

    February 19, Wednesday The students will be able to

    Monitor and Adjust Day

    February 20, Thursday The students will be able to

    Monitor and Adjust Day

    February 21, Friday The students will be able to (This is the last day for Rotation 1)

    • Take Unit 1 Test on Careers
      • This ends Roation 1 - Students will now begin Rotation 2 on Friday.

    February 24, Monday                                                 Thursday, October 31                                Friday, Sept. 27  The students will be able to

    • Look over Unit 1 Test Scores
    • Begin new rotation (finance)
    • Notes on Working Papers
    • Notes on Child Labor Laws
    • Complete an I9 Form
    • Complete a W4 Form
      • Talk about a W2 Form
    • Counting Simple Change
    • Homework Assignment- 10 points Handout 1 

    February 25, Tuesday                                                       Friday, November 1                                  Monday, Sept. 30 The students will be able to

    • Go over Homework Assignment
    • Complete Handout 2
    • Continue with Notes (Finance) 
    • Start with beginning notes from Thursday.
    • Assignment- Be prepared for quiz on counting change (cashier position) 

    February 26, Wednesday                                              Monday, November 4                                Tuesday, Oct. 1 The students will be able to

    • Quiz on Counting Change (20 Point Assessment)
    • Go over counting hours for gross pay/salaries/etc.
    • Handout 1 - begin in class complete for homework
    • Homework Assignment- 12 points Handout 1 Gross Pay
      • Be prepared for quiz on Wednesday           

                                                            Tuesday, November 5 In-Service Day - No School for Students

    February 27, Thursday                          Wednesday, Oct. 2  The students will be able to

    • Go over homework in class
    • Complete Handout 2 (go over)
    • Quiz on Gross Pay 20 Point Assessment (Wednesday)

    February 28 & March 2, Friday & Monday              Thursday, Oct. 3 & Friday, Oct. 4 The students will be able to

    • Take Gross Pay Assessment (20 Points)
    • Notes on deductions and net pay
    • Talk about 4 common deductions
      • FICA
      • FIT
      • Medicare
      • State Tax
    •  Net Pay Basic Handout
      • HOMEWORK: 10 Points Complete Net Pay Basic Handout
      • Homework: 5 Points Type Notes

     March 3, Tuesday                                           Monday, Oct. 7  The students will be able to

    • Go over Homework
    • Pass out notes on Net Pay- Review with students
    • Begin Panera Bread Worksheet- Handout is woth 10 points classroom activity 

    March 4, Wednesday                                              Tuesday, Oct. 8  The students will be able to

    • Complete Panera Bread Handout - Hand in at the end of the period 

    March 5, Thursday                                              Wednesday, Oct. 9  The students will be able to

    • Excel Spreadsheet - Panera Bread
    • Complete an excel spreadsheet from scratch

    March 6, Friday                                          Thursday, Oct. 10 The students will be able to

    • Class Assignment- 15 Points
    • Planet Fitness Class Work Assignment (Spreadsheet)

    March 9 & 10, Monday & Tuesday                              

                                                                           

    •   Students will understand how to read a paystub and prepare one
      • Begin paystub activity in class (36 Points Classwork Activity)
    • Review for Payroll (Gross & Net Pay) Assessment to be given on Tuesday
    • Assignment - Study for Payroll Assessment to be given on Tuesday, Nov, 19
    • Payroll Assessment will be on Thursday, Jan. 2

    March 11, Wednesday                                          Wednesday, October 16 The students will be able to

    • Take Payroll Assessment
      • Terminology & Payroll Test (50 Points Assessment)

    March 12, Thursday                                    Thursday, October 17 The students will be able to

    • To go over Assessment 
    • Notes Discounts/Sales Tax/Gratuity
    • Handout 1
      • Homework Handout 2 - 4 problems (8 Points)

    March 13, Friday No School- Teacher In-Servoce

    March 16, Monday                                        Friday, October 18 The students will be able to

    • Go over homework
    • Explain Sales Tax in Pennsylvania
      • What's Taxable and NonTaxable
    • Complete Taxable Handout (go over in class)
    • Begin Handout 3- Receipts, Taxes, Discounts
      • If students do not finish, complete this evening 

    March 17, Tuesday                                           Monday, October 21 The students will be able to

    • Go over Handout 3- Receipt, Taxes, Discounts
    • If time permits, introduce series discounts (have students do practice problems)
    • Handout 3 - Series Discounts (Complete in class and if time permits, go over if not, go over on Wednesday)

    March 18, Wednesday (Keystone Testing Algebra 9th Grade)                Tuesday, Oct. 22 The students will be able to   Letters of Recommendation are due today

    • Go over Handout 3 on board
    • Begin Gratuity
      • Do one or two one board
    • Complete Gratuity Handout (Go over on Tuesday)                                              !

    March 19, Thursday                                      Wednesday, Oct. 23 The students will be able to

    • If students did not complete Gratuity Handout - complete and go over Gratuity Handout

    March 20, Friday (Keystone Testing- Biology)  1/2 Day                  Thursday, Oct. 24  The students will be able to

    • Review for Assessment (35 Points)
    • Complete "Putting It All Together Handout" and go over in class 

    March 23, Monday                                         Friday, Oct. 25  The students will be able to

    • Subway Interview Today (This is from the 1st Rotation/Career)
      • Study for test to be given on Monday- Discount/Tax/Gratuity Assessment (35 Points) 3rd rotation

    March 24, Tuesday                                    Monday, Oct. 28 The students will be able to

    • Take final assessment on discount/tax/gratuity

    March 25, Wednessday The students will be able to

    • Rotate for Review 
      • Final Review

    March 26, Thursday The students will be able to 

    • Last day of 3rd semester
    • Students will Rotate to 3rd Rotation

     

    Tuesday & Wed. Oct. 29 & 30 Teacher will use this accordingly for any adjustments that need to be made throughout this rotation.

    • All assignments for this rotation must be recorded no later than Oct. 30

    March 27, Friday  The students will be able to

    • Begin new rotation (finance)
    • Notes on Working Papers
    • Notes on Child Labor Laws
    • Complete an I9 Form
    • Complete a W4 Form
      • Talk about a W2 Form
    • Counting Simple Change
    • Homework Assignment- 10 points Handout 1 

    March 30, Monday The students will be able to

    • Go over Homework Assignment
    • Complete Handout 2
    • Continue with Notes (Finance)
    • Assignment- Be prepared for quiz on counting change (cashier position) 

    March 31, Tuesday The students will be able to

    • Quiz on Counting Change (20 Point Assessment)
    • Go over counting hours for gross pay/salaries/etc.
    • Handout 1begin in class complete for homework
    • Homework Assignment- 12 points Handout 1 Gross Pay
      • Be prepared for quiz on Tuesday

    April 1, Wednesday  The students will be able to

    • Go over homework in class
    • Complete Handout 2 (go over)
    • Quiz on Gross Pay 20 Point Assessment (Tuesday)

    April 2 & 3, Thursday & Friday The students will be able to

    • Take Gross Pay Assessment (20 Points)
    • Notes on deductions and net pay
    • Talk about 4 common deductions
      • FICA
      • FIT
      • Medicare
      • State Tax
    •  Net Pay Basic Handout
      • HOMEWORK: 10 Points Complete Net Pay Basic Handout

    April 6, Monday The students will be able to

    • Go over Homework
    • Pass out notes on Net Pay- Review with students
    • Begin Panera Bread Worksheet- Handout is woth 10 points classroom activity 

    April 7, Tuesday  The students will be able to

    • Complete Panera Bread Handout - Hand in at the end of the period 

    April 8, Wednesday The students will be able to

    • Excel Spreadsheet - Panera Bread
    • Complete an excel spreadsheet from scratch

    April 9, Thursday The students will be able to (1/2 Day In-Service)

    • Class Assignment- 15 Points
    • Planet Fitness Class Work Assignment (Spreadsheet)

    April 10 & !3- Friday & Monday  No School/In-Service

    April 14 & 15, Tuesday & Wednesday The students will be able to

    •  Students will understand how to read a paystub and prepare one
      • Begin paystub activity in class (36 Points Classwork Activity)
    • Review for Payroll (Gross & Net Pay) Assessment to be given on Friday.
    • Assignment - Study for Payroll Assessment to be given on Friday, Dec. 21

    April 16, Thursday The students will be able to

    • Take Payroll Assessment
      • Terminology & Payroll Test (50 Points Assessment)

    April 17, Friday The students will be able to

    • To over Assessment 
    • Notes Discounts/Sales Tax/Gratuity
    • Handout 1
      • Homework Handout 2 - 4 problems (8 Points)

    April 20, Monday The students will be able to

    • Go over homework
    • Explain Sales Tax in Pennsylvania
      • What's Taxable and NonTaxable
    • Complete Taxable Handout (go over in class)
    • Begin Handout 3- Receipts, Taxes, Discounts
      • If students do not finish, complete this evening 

    April 21, Tuesday The students will be able to

    • Go over Handout 3- Receipt, Taxes, Discounts
    • If time permits, introduce series discounts (have students do practice problems)
    • Handout 3 - Series Discounts (Complete in class and if time permits, go over if not, go over on Monday)

    April 22, Wednesday The students will be able to 

    • Go over Handout 3 on board
    • Begin Gratuity
      • Do one or two one board
    • Complete Gratuity Handout (Go over on Wednesday)  

    April 23, Thursday The students will be able to

    • If students did not complete Gratuity Handout - complete and go over Gratuity Handout

    April 24, Friday The students will be able to

    • Review for Assessment (35 Points)
    • Complete "Putting It All Together Handout" and go over in class 

    April 27, Monday The students will be able to

    • Discount/Tax/Gratuity Assessment (35 Points)