Sunday, August 30, 2015

Unit 1: Traits of Successful People

What do the world's most successful people have in common?
Print the article. Highlight each of the 8 traits and the sporting details of each trait.
Please put copy in your file when you are finished.

Set up an account on Ted-Ed if you do not already have one. Make sure you are logged in before you answer the questions or I will have no record you completed the assignment.
Watch "8 Traits of Successful People" by Richard St. John. 
Answer the Discussion Questions.

Life Skills: Prezi Project

Create a prezi account if you don't already have one. It will only take about a minute.
Choose a template. 
Create your frames and paths (the order/structure of your presentation.

You need to include this information in your presentation:

*Wisconsin High School Graduation Requirements

*River Valley High School Graduation Requirements

*Information about career outlook and wages for high school graduates.

*Statistics regarding career/wages for high school dropouts.

*Information about GED/GEO2

*GED/GED02 successful completion rate

*Tech school graduation rates

*Wages/Salaries of tech school graduates

*Student loan debt tech school graduates

*4 year college graduation rates

*Wages/Salaries college graduates

*Student loan debt college graduates

Not sure where to start? Look on the web for infographics, charts, graphs, pictures, videos, lists, links, etc. pertaining to the topics listed above. Include what you find in your presentation.

Prezi Website

Careers Based on Personality Type (Do What You Are)

Take this brief quiz:
http://www.personalitytype.com/career_quiz?type=1

Print your results for your file. Highlight your "Type."
Read your report. Highlight supporting details regarding your "type" relating to the issue of career.
Put in your file when finished.

Now, take this brief quiz. When you finish, print your results and put in your file.

http://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

Saturday, August 29, 2015

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English 400

Unit Requirements:
Set up an account on goodreads.com.
Select a book to read.
Enter your book on goodreads.
Update your progress at least twice a week on goodreads.
Read three positive and three negative reviews of your book. Comment on two reviews.

Set up an account on noredink.com.
Check your school email for your class code.
Complete two noredink assignments a week. You must earn an 80% or better before you can move on.

Set up an account on quizlet.com.
Check your student email for the URL to join the RVHS Alt-Ed Group automatically.
Enter five vocabulary words from your book each week. Include definitions.
At the end of the month, take a vocabulary quiz. In preparation for the quiz, play Scatter at least once. You must earn 80% or better before you can move on.

Final project (Pick one of the following options)
Create a prezi about your book
Example:
http://hansengeorge.blogspot.com/2015/02/thirteen-reasons-why-final-project.html
Create a Ted Talk about your book or one of the book's themes
Create a bulletin board about your book, author, or theme(s)

Extra Credit:
Set up an account on freerice.com. Join the group "Room 71." For every 1,000 grains of rice, earn 5 points extra credit.


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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