October 18

Thursday, Oct 19

English

  1. SSR
  2. Finish worksheet (time to edit)
  3. Theme
    • How to come up with a theme statement
  4. Novel selection

Planning – *we are in the library computer lab!!!*

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    1. Discover CPA-243hop9
  2. Finish all parts of the Job Seek and Keep project FOR ONE ENTRY-LEVEL JOB
  3. Peer editing of your Job Seek and Keep project
  4. The Richest activity
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October 17

Wednesday, October 18

English

  1. SSR (10-15 minutes of silent reading)
  2. Work on “The Scarlet Ibis” worksheet
    • Parts A & B (due Thursday)
    • Part C (due Friday at the latest; finish today if possible)

Planning

  1. Write your cover letter
    1. Compare it to the examples on myBlueprint to make improvements
  2. Make sure all parts of the Job Seek and Keep project are completed
  3. Use the Partner Evaluation checklist (within the project outline) to check what you have created and make improvements
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October 17

Tuesday, October 17

English

  1. SSR
  2. Quiz on “The Scarlet Ibis”
  3. Introduction to worksheet (due Friday)
  4. Bodybreak: Password
  5. Time to work on “The Scarlet Ibis” worksheet

Planning

  1. QUIZ: application form
  2. Action verbs
  3. Review your resume (myBlueprint)
    1. References
  4. Finding a Job PPT (cover letters)
  5. Job Seek and Keep project outline
  6. Ice breaker
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October 14

Monday, Oct 16

English

  1. SSR
  2. Plot & Freytag’s Pyramid
  3. Bodybreak
  4. Plot in “The Scarlett Ibis”

 

Planning

  1. Overdue assignment presentations
  2. Find application form for the myBlueprint entry-level job you chose, or for a job that is regularly hiring (McDonald’s, Tim Hortons, etc.)
    1. Download or copy and paste it into a Word doc
    2. Fill it in properly (do not submit)
  3. Finding a Job PPT (resumes)
    1. action verbs
    2. examples
  4. Create your resume on myBlueprint
  5. Icebreaker
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October 13

Friday, Oct 13

English

  1. SSR
  2. Core Competencies Review:
  3. Write your own Self-Assessment:
  4. Body Break/TEDxTalk
  5. Set your own SMART Goal:

 

Planning

  1. Job vs. Career video
  2. Finding a Job PPT (application forms)
  3. Tim Hortons practice application form
  4. Download/copy & paste application form for your chosen job on myBlueprint
  5. Icebreaker game
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October 11

Thursday, Oct 12

English

  1. SSR
  2. Finish bio-bag exhibition (post on edublog)
  3. Last chance to hand in all outstanding work before interims!

Planning

*DON’T FORGET TO GO TO THE LIBRARY IN BLOCK B (bring a pen/pencil)!!!*

  1. “Why you will fail to have a great career” video
  2. Finish elevator pitch activity + practice
  3. Careers & Conversations reflection
  4. Browse job opportunities on myBlueprint
    1. Find an entry level job that is suitable for you right now
    2. Take notes on what they are looking for: hard skills and soft skills
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October 11

Wednesday, October 11

English

  1. Meet in the classroom for attendance
  2. Go to the computer lab as a class and create the virtual museum exhibition
    • Upload virtual museum exhibition to EduBlog

Planning

  1. Careers & Conversations
    1. Question list
    2. Etiquette
    3. Event notes sheet
    4. Practice
  2. Check your progress
    1. MyEd -> submit owing work
    2. myBlueprint -> check that you have 2 goals posted, and all surveys completed
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October 6

Tuesday, October 10

English

  1. Go over the COL outcomes of the bio-bag exhibition project
  2. Continue creating your fictional character’s bio-bag

Planning

  1. WorkSafe personal stories
  2. Present your 1 minute “lesser known careers” summary
  3. Create and practice your elevator pitch
    1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2013/02/04/the-perfect-elevator-pitch-to-land-a-job/#6018b2231b1d
    2. 2f elevator pitch-s1x1j2
  4. Practice example for Careers & Conversations
  5. This Thursday, Block B you will attend Careers & Conversations
    1. You MUST speak with your teacher ahead of time
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