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Homework GLC20

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Class Activity and Homework: Career Studies GLC20

 

Date

Activity and Details

 

Handouts

April 15th, 2008

Course Outline, Class Policy & Procedures,

Overview of Assessment and Evaluation,

Textbooks Assigned,

Arctic Survival Group Activity,

Reflection Activity (Unfinished Statements).

 

No Homework.

course outline.pdf

April 16th, 2008

Careers Bumper-Stumpers, Reading pg. 2-5, 8-9. 

Activities: Picture Yourself p.3, About the Story p.5 #1-3.

Review of course goals (Why am I doing this? Questions).

 

No Homework.

 N/A

April 17th, 2008

In class work period - Parts A, B ( & C).

Reading and Work, Part A & B, to be completed for Monday, April 21st, 2008.

 

See attached document for homework details.

 

Unit1 Introduction reading and questions.pdf 

April 18th, 2008

In class Activites:

Career Cruising Activity 1: School Subjects and Careers

Career Cruising Activity 2: Using School Subjects in the workplace

 

Save both the activities to your network space.

 

Find answers to the activities on the Career Cruising website:

 

www.careercruising.com

 

*Please note, you can access your school files from home using your Student/Novell password and ID at this portal site: https://myfiles.ocdsb.ca

 

Reminder: Reading and homework Part A & B questions are due Monday!

Activity1.doc 

Activity2.doc 

Monday April 21st, 2008 

Activity: Work Smart Ontario Webquest

 

Theme: How much do you already know about the world of work?

 

Instructions:

1. Download the Work Smart Ontario quiz/webquest.

2. Find the answers on the WorkSmartOntario website. (Follow the link)

3. Type your answers into an MS word document.

4. Remember to save your work and to print a copy of your answers once you have finished the activity.

 

Click on this link to find the answers to the webquest:

 

http://www.WorkSmartOntario.gov.on.ca

 

Due Dates: The WorkSmart Ontario Webquest and Career Cruising Activities 1 and 2 are due at the start of class on Wednesday April 23rd.

wso_quiz_students.pdf 

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

 

In class: completion of the Career Cruising, Work Smart Ontario Assignments. These assignments should be printed and in your notebooks for Friday.

 

We will take up parts A and B of the reading and questions (Assigned April 17th) tomorrow. Please make sure this work is complete. 

 N/A

Wednesday April 23rd, 2008

Activity: Eva Olson Presentation.

 

Please make sure reading and questions parts A and B are complete and in your notebook for tomorrow. For details, please see the pdf file posted on April 17th.

 N/A

Thursday April 24th, 2008

Activites:

1. Review of answers, Questions part A and B.

2. Character Education Assembly

 

Homework:

1. Complete Questions, Part C (For details, please see the pdf file posted on April 17th).

2. Make sure your complete Careers Cruising Assignments and Work Smart Ontario webquest is printed and in your binder.

 

 N/A

Friday,

April 25th, 2008

Activities:

Review of answers from Work Smart Ontario webquest, Careers to Discover Video (plus questions and answers).

 

Homework: please complete question 4 from the Careers to Discover questions. Questions part B and C will be reviewed on Monday.

 Careers to Discover questions.pdf 

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Activities:

- Review of Answers, parts B and C

- Note: Career Decisions and Change, Multiple Intelligences.

- Video: Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe. Episode, Monkey Care Taker (Introduction to Personality and Communication Styles)

 

Homework for Tuesday:

Textbook, page 42 and 43, Multiple Intelligence Test (#1-2)

 

 N/A

 

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

In class Activites:

Career Cruising Activity 3: Using career matchmaker

Career Cruising Activity 4 & 5: Career Ideas & Career Matchmaker, Using Career Selector

 

Save both the activities to your network space. Print the activities once all three are completed.

 

Find answers to the activities on the Career Cruising website:

 

www.careercruising.com

Activity 3.doc 

Activities 4 & 5.doc 

 

 

 

Wednesday,

April 30th, 2008

 

In class Activities:

Work period, Career Cruising 3, 4 and 5.

 

Due: Friday, May 2nd.

Notice: I will select one of these items for evaluation, so it is important to complete all the assignments, print them, and have them ready in your careers notebook.

 

Reminder: The summative test is open notebook, so printing and keeping your finished work is essential to be successful in the course.

 

 N/A (see 29/04/2008)

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

In class:

- Review of Multiple Intelligences

& MI textbook quiz

- Comparative MI test & implications

 

- New Assignment: Multiple Intelligence Show & Tell Presentations. Presentations will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

 

-Skills Analysis Activity: Mike Rowe, Dirty Jobs. Episode, Coffee Cultivators, Marine Mammal Rescue, Ostrich Rancher.

 

Homework: Complete the Skills Analysis questions sheet. You must Give Mr. C an MI presentation topic for tomorrow.

 

Due Date Reminder!

Mr. C will be collecting one of assignments 3, 4 or 5 for evaluation tomorrow (Friday)! Have it ready to hand in at the start of class. No, you may not leave class to print your assignment!

1. MI Test #2 (Hardcopy)

 

2. Multiple Intelligence Show & Tell Presentations (Hardcopy)

 

3. Mike Rowe Skills Analysis questions: Skills analysis_QuestionsDJ.pdf 

 

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

 

In class activities:

-Review of the Mike Rowe Q and A (Skills Analysis)

-MI Presentation Topics and Career Cruising 5 collected by Mr.C

-MI Presentation Graphic Organizer, planning time

-Personality (from HMW part C), Nature vs. Nurture Reading and Questions.

 

Homework:

1.Plan your Multiple Intelligence presentation! They will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

2. Answers to the Nature vs. Nurture Questions.

3. Hand in your (...now late) Career Cruising 5 assignment on Monday!

1. Nature vs. Nurture reading (harcopy)

 

2.NatureVsNurture Questions.pdf 

 

3. Presentation planner.pdf 

 

Monday, May 5th, 2008

 

 

 

In class activities:

Theories of Personality: Personal Development and Career Applications

-Nature vs. Nurture Answers

-Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs & Theory Applications

-Freud's Theory of Personality, Personal Development

 

Important Notice:

Due to computer lab availability and scheduling, the Multiple Intelligence presentations will take place on May 14th and 15th next week. A presentation roster will be posted here tomorrow.

 

Homework:

Many students have still not handed in their Career Cruising 5 assignment. These must be handed in tomorrow!

Maslow and Freud handouts (hardcopy)

 

 

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

In class activites:

Personality and the Workplace:

 

-Colour theory and Personality

-Adjectives & Working Styles Note

-MI Presentation planning, Q & A

-MI Presentation: Lee (Guitar, Singing & Songwriting)

 

Homework: Reading, pages 52-60

 

Please check the presentation roster to see when you will be presenting next week. Students who requested to present this week are listed accordingly.

 

 MI presentation roster.pdf 

 

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

In class activites:

 

-MI concept review (notes package)

-Introduction to Essential Skills

-Description of the Essential Skills assignment (Assignment to take place Thursday, Friday this week)

-Time Management, skills analysis activity

-MI Presentation: Jessica, Naomi, Mercy and Tanya (Traditional Chinese and Hip-Hop Dance)

 

Homework:

-Complete the time management activity

-Download/Save and read the Essential skills assignment to see if you have any questions.

1. MI notes (hardcopy)

 

2. Time management handout (hardcopy)

 

3.Essential skills LP.pdf 

 

 

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

 

In class activity:

 

- Essential Skills Assignment, Day 1  of 2

- Download the Essential skills assignment

- Follow this link to access the Learning Partnership's Essential Skills webpage:

http://www.thelearningpartnership.ca/Passport_to_Prosperity/onlineresources_students.htm

 See  07/05/2008

 

 

Friday, May 9th, 2008

In class activity:

 

-Essential skills assignment, Day 2 of 2 (lab 103)

 

Important notice, deadline extension. The Essential Skills assignment is due on Tuesday May 13th, 2008. No additional in class lab time can be provided for the assignment. Students who require more computer time at school may use the XCUR lab beside the library at lunch today and Monday. Please make efficient use of your time in the lab!

 

Homework:

1. Complete the Essential Skills assignment.

2. Prepare for your MI presentation. The presentations will take place on Wednesday and Thursday next week. Check the presentation roster (posted on Tuesday, May 6th) to check your presentation date.

 See  07/05/2008

 

Monday, May 12th, 2008

In class activity:

1. Review of presentation roster (presentations this Wednesday and Thursday). To double check your date, see the pdf file posted on May 6th.

2. Communication Styles (One way vs. Two way, Passive/Assertive/Agressive Communication) Note

3. Workplace conflict resolution, DESC (Describe, Express, State, Contract) group conflict resolution activity

 

Homework:

The Essential Skills assignment is due tomorrow! Students who require more computer time at school may use the XCUR lab beside the library today at lunch.

 N/A

 

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

 

In class activity:

1. Career Cruising Activity 6: People, Information & Things (Due this Friday, May 16th)

2. Download and begin your planning notes for the Career Roots Assignment (Due next Friday, May 23rd)

3. Essential Skills assignment is due TODAY and was collected.

 

Homework:

1. Prepare your MI presentations

2. Research for the Career Roots assignment (Review textbook reading p.55-59, family and other influences on career paths)

CareerCruising 6.doc

 

CareerRoots Assignment.pdf 

 

Project planners/ tools:

Family Tree Chart.doc

research notes chart.doc

kwhl chart.doc 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

 

In class activity:

MI Presentations, Day 1

(Elliot & Adam/ Basketball, Sonya /Art and Cognition, Will & Emre/Hockey, Nour /Photograqphy, Robert /video games & video game design).

 

 

Homework:

1. Research for the Career Roots assignment.

2. PREPARE YOUR MI PRESENTATION. All other students will present tomorrow!

 

 

Thursday May 15th, 2008

 

In class activity:

MI Presentations, Day 2

(Jordan & Jamie / Guitar and Drums, Katlen & Adam/ Poetry, Rebecca/ Horseback riding, Tony/logic puzzles, Pavlova/ Jewelery design, Justine/Soccer)

 

Homework:

1. Complete the research tools for the Career roots Project, posted on May 13th.

2. Tomorrow: LAST CHANCE FOR PRESENTATIONS

 N/A

 

Friday, May 16th, 2008

 

In class activity:

1. Peer review of Career Roots Assignment Research Notes, discussion of progress to date

 

LAST CHANCE FOR PRESENTING: Matt C, DJ, Kyle, Jeremy, Adrian and Alex

 

(Matt C. / football)

 

2. Career Cruising 6 is due!

 

Coming up: Unit 1 Test!

(Thursday May 22nd) Test topics: Multiple Intelligences, Communication styles/Conflict Resolution, Personality: Nature vs. Nurture/Maslow/Freud, What is a Career (p.15), Trends: Career Decision and Change (note), The 9 Essential Skills.

 

Homework:

  • Work on the Career Roots Assignment !
  • Review your notes for the Unit 1 Test on Thursday.

 

 

 N/A

 

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

In class activity:

-Solving problems on the job, identifying sources of workplace conflict (Note)

-Exploration of Opportunities: Video, Youth Works: Labour Trends and Job Markets

 

Homework:

 N/A

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

 In class activity:

-Progress meetings, students with missing/late assignments met with Mr.C. 

 Make up assignments will be assigned next week.

-In class review of Study topics: Test tomorrow!

 

Exploration of Opportunities:

-Workplace safety (Note, Rights and Responsibilities, p.134-135)

-Entrepreneurship (reading, p.123-129)

-Unions and Professional Associations, NOC (p.112)

 

Homework:

  • Work on the Career Roots Assignment, due Friday !
  • Review your notes for the Unit 1 Test on tomorrow..
 N/A
Thursday, May 22, 2008

In class activity:

 

1. Unit Test One

 

2. Reading p. 137-150 Questions:

p. 139 "What should they do?" #1-3

p. 140 #2, 3

p. 145 #1a,b,c  2a,b

p. 147 #1-4

 

Homework:

Finish the Career Roots Assignment: it is due tomorrow!

 N/A

 

Friday, May 23, 2008

 

In class activity:

- Career Cluster Group Presentation Project! Day 1 (..of 3) for planning and research

- Groups assigned by Mr. Cappello

- Download the group assignments, presentation instructions and Career Cruising 7

- Presentations will take place Wednesday May 28th and Thursday May 29th.

 

Homework:

Complete the work assigned Thursday for Monday

Reading p. 137-150 Questions:

p. 139 "What should they do?" #1-3

p. 140 #2, 3

p. 145 #1a,b,c  2a,b

p. 147 #1-4

 

 

Groups.pdf 

GroupPresentationInstructions.pdf 

 

CareerCruising 7.doc 

 

Monday, May 26th, 2008

In class activity:

-Day 2 of 3, Group research and project planning, Career Cluster Presentations

-Hand in late assignments

-Make up assignments will be posted this week and will be due next week (Monday).

-Presentation roster posted.

 

Homework:

Work on your presentation. Presentations start Wednesday!

 

Coming up: We will have a guest speaker (Ms. Sandra Walton) on June 12th to talk about OYAP and experiential learning (Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program, Skilled Trades and Co-op opportunities).

 

 Group Presentation Roster.pdf

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

In class activity:

-Day 3 of 3, Group research and project planning, Career Cluster Presentations

-Hand in late assignments

-MAKE UP ASSIGNMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD!

 

All Groups should be prepared and ready to present tomorrow, if the first presentations run under time.

 

Homework:

-Finish and rehearse your career cluster presentation

-Complete make up assignments, as needed

 

Coming up: Interviews and Resume Creation. To get ready, please try these interview simulators:

 
 

 

 

    Make up Assignments:

 

Career Cruising 9 and 10.doc

 

Skilled Trades assignment.pdf

 

Job Search WebQuests.doc 

 

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

In class activity:

Career Cluster Presentations, Day One

 

TOMORROW IS THE LAST CHANCE TO PRESENT YOUR CAREER CLUSTER PROJECT. Students who do not present will be required to completd additional assignments, or will recieve a grade of "R" on the assignment.

 

I WILL EXPECT TO SEE PRESENTATIONS FROM THE FOLLOWING STUDENTS TOMORROW: Jamie/ Adam S /DJ /Katlen, Adrian/ Jessica/ Jordan /Kyle, Will/ Nour/ Justine, Jeremy

 

-Review of homework (see 05/23/2008)

-Discussion of Trends: Social / Economic / Technology

-Note: Demography and Career Choice (p.144-145)

 

Homework:

-Complete make up assignments, as needed

 

 N/A

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

In class activity:

Career Cluster Presentations, Day Two

 -WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) and recognizing workplace hazards, Case study: David Ellis

 

Homework:

-Complete make up assignments, as needed

 

 N/A

Friday, May 30th, 2008

In class activity: 

- Peer Evaluations, Career Cluster project

- Hand in Career Cruising 7 (your research notes)

- Recognizing hazards activity, Safe Lifting Note.

- Mike Rowe: Alpaca Farmer Episode

 

Homework:

All make up assignments are due Monday!

 

 N/A

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

 

 

Only 10 school days to go! We're almost there, so don't give up!

 

In class activity:

-Make up assignments handed in

-Late Career Cruising 7 assignments collected

-Reading p. 153- 159

-Note p. 154, University & College Comparison

-Nadia's Story, p. 168-169 #1-4

-Job markets (p.191-193) Completing a job application (196-198)

-Student Resume (Note)

 

Homework:

No Homework.

N/A

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

In class activity:

-Job applications, continued (Note)

-Cover letters and employer correspondence

-Resume format (Chronological vs. Functional)

-Introduction to Job Interviews.

 

Homework:

Education Planner Activity, Part 1 (Questionnare, Results chart pg.9)

 Education Planner Booklet (hardcopy)

 

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 

 In class activity:

- Goal Setting, Revision of balanced decision making, Action plans

- Job Interviews, continued (Traditional vs. Behavioural Interview questions)

- Introduction to mock interviews

 

Homework:

Education Planner Activity, Part 2 (Budget, pages 32 and 33), Read pg. 34-35

 

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

 In class activity:

-"Interview ordeals" coping with common interview errors

- Mock interview activity

- Briefing for summative portfolio project, Q & A

 

The summative portfolio is worth 25% of your final grade, so it is very important to attend this class to learn about how to complete the project!

 

-In class time for Education Planner activity (..as needed)

 

Homework:

Education Planner Activity, p. 10. You will hand in your Education planner tomorrow. Only the parts assigned will be evaluated: you do not need to complete the other parts.

Reading textbook, p. 237- 248

 Summative Portfolio handout    (hardcopy)

Friday, June 6th, 2008 

 

In class activity:

 

- Summative Portfolio Work, Day 1 (...of 4)

- Hand in your Education Planner

 

Coming up next week:

 

- Summative Work Periods: June 9th-11th

 

Portfolios will be due on Thursday June 12th. The portfolio will be due at the start of class. You will not have an opportunity to use a computer or print on Thursday, so please make sure it is ready to be handed in at 9 AM!

 

- In class open-notebook exam will take place June 13th (Final day of regular classes)

 

 Homework:

Start to organize your notebook! Review the homework page to see if you are missing notes, or need to get caught up. The open notebook exam is in one week!

 

 

 

 

Monday, June 9th, 2008

In class activity:

 

Summative work period (Day 2 of 4)

 

Reminder: In class open-notebook exam will take place June 13th (Final day of regular classes)

 

Homework:

Start to organize your notebook! Review the homework page to see if you are missing notes, or need to get caught up. The open notebook exam is in on Friday!

 

 N/A

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

In class activity:

 

Summative work period (Day 3 of 4)

 

Reminder: In class open-notebook exam will take place June 13th (Final day of regular classes)

 

Homework:

Start to organize your notebook! Review the homework page to see if you are missing notes, or need to get caught up. The open notebook exam is in on Friday!

N/A

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

In class activity:

 

Summative work period (Day 4 of 4)

 

Reminder: In class open-notebook exam will take place June 13th (Final day of regular classes)

 

Homework:

Start to organize your notebook! Review the homework page to see if you are missing notes, or need to get caught up. The open notebook exam is in on Friday!

N/A

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

In class activity:

 

- PORTFOLIOS ARE DUE at 9 AM! You will not have an opportunity to print at this time, so please make sure your portfolio is ready to hand in at the start of class!

 

Guest Speaker: Sandra Walton. Topics: Ontario Youth Apprentiship Program, Co-operative Education & post secondary options

N/A

Friday, June 13th, 2008

In class activity:

 

-IN CLASS OPEN NOTEBOOK SUMMATIVE TEST.

-Textbook return

 

Homework:

Have a great summer vacation!

N/A

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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