Economic Skills 3rd Quarter

Monday, 1/28:
Due Today: A good attitude! 🙂
Today’s Learning Target: What are the academic and behavior expectations for our class?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed what we’d like to learn about in our class; we reviewed the Parent Letter, Assessment Guidelines, and Who Am I? Poster guidelines; we worked on the Career Interest Survey
Due Next Class: review and complete the Parent Letter and Assessment Guidelines with parents, getting information/signatures where necessary; complete the and Who Am I? Poster; complete the Career Interest Survey if not completed in class

Wednesday, 1/30:
Due Today: review and complete the Parent Letter and Assessment Guidelines with parents, getting information/signatures where necessary; complete the and Who Am I? Poster; complete the Career Interest Survey if not completed in class
Today’s Learning Target: What job would be best for me?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we reviewed the Five Ways Ed Pays Presentation; we discussed the Choosing A Post-Secondary Educational Institution handouts
Due Next Class: none

Friday, 2/1:
Due Today: none
Today’s Learning Target: What post-secondary institution would best fit my educational and financial needs?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we used the laptops to work on the Cost Of Post-Secondary Education activity; here is the Department of Education website to calculate costs
Due Next Class: complete the Cost Of Post-Secondary Education activity if not done in class

Tuesday, 2/5:
Due Today: complete the Cost Of Post-Secondary Education activity if not done in class
Today’s Learning Target: How will I pay for the post-secondary education institution I have chosen?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the March Madness College Cost visual; we discussed the Paying for Post-Secondary Education handout; we discussed the information on the 2018–19 Federal Student Aid at a Glance visual; we used the laptops to work on the Your Student Loan exercise
Due Next Class: complete the Your Student Loan exercise if not done in class

Thursday, 2/7:
Due Today: complete the Your Student Loan exercise if not done in class
Today’s Learning Target: How would I finance my post-secondary education?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we used the laptops to work on the Career and Post-Secondary Education Formative Assessment and the Post-Secondary Education Financial Plan
Due Next Class: complete the Career and Post-Secondary Education Formative Assessment and the Post-Secondary Education Financial Plan

Monday, 2/11:
Due Today: complete the Career and Post-Secondary Education Formative Assessment and the Post-Secondary Education Financial Plan
Today’s Learning Target: What is included in a good resume?
What we did in class today: Mrs. Wagner had to teach a different class in the department today, so Mr. Hart helped us as we used the laptops to create resumes using these handouts: Writing Resumes; Resume Worksheet; Resume Writing Exercise
Due Next Class: continue working on resume

Wednesday, 2/13: SNOW DAY NO SCHOOL

Thursday, 2/14:
Due Today: continue working on resume
Today’s Learning Target: What types of goods and services does the Salvation Army provide to our community?
What we did in class today: we learned about the types of goods and services the Salvation Army provides
Due Next Class: finish resume

Monday, 2/25:
Due Today: finish resume
Today’s Learning Target: What should I include in a cover letter? What do I need to include in a job application?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Cover Letter Guide; we completed the Directions Exercise (HA!); we discussed the Filling Out A Job Application handout; we worked in class on writing cover letters and completing job applications using a job we found using the Job Search Websites handout
Due Next Class: complete your cover letter and job application if not done in class

Wednesday, 2/27:
Due Today: complete your cover letter and job application if not done in class
Today’s Learning Target: What does a successful interview look and sound like?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the Interview Presentation; we discussed the Commonly Asked Interview Questions and How to Answer Them handout; we completed the Practice Interview Script
Due Next Class: complete the answers to the Practice Interview Script questions if not done in class

Friday, 3/1:
Due Today: complete the answers to the Practice Interview Script questions if not done in class
Today’s Learning Target: What is in included in an application package?
What we did in class today: we reviewed the Unit 2 Job Search Summative Assessment Guidelines and then worked on the project in class; here are the documents for the project: Finding A Job to Apply For; Job Application (must use printed form); Interview Questions
Due Next Class: continue working on the Unit 2 Job Search Summative Assessment

Monday, 3/4: SNOW DAY NO SCHOOL

Wednesday, 3/6:
Due Today: complete the answers to the Practice Interview Script questions if not completed last class
Today’s Learning Target: What is in included in an application package?
What we did in class today: we reviewed the Unit 2 Job Search Summative Assessment and then worked on the project in class; here are the documents for the project: Finding A Job to Apply For; Job Application (must use printed form); Interview Questions
Due Next Class: complete the Unit Assessment

Friday, 3/8: TEACHER WORKSHOP DAY NO SCHOOL

Monday, 3/11:
Due Today: complete the Unit 2 Job Search Summative Assessment
Today’s Learning Target: What is in included in an application package?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we reviewed which homework assignments have been handed in and what still needed to be completed; we used the laptops and the time remaining in class to work on missing work
Due Next Class: continue working on all incomplete work

Wednesday, 3/13:
Due Today: continue working on all incomplete work
Today’s Learning Target: What would it be like to work at Wayfair?
What we did in class today: we visited the Brunswick Wayfair facility
Due Next Class: continue working on all incomplete work

Friday, 3/15:
Due Today: continue working on all incomplete work
Today’s Learning Target: What should be included on a professional LinkedIn account?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the How to Create a LinkedIn Account handout; we used the laptops to create LinkedIn accounts
Due Next Class: finish your LinkedIn account

Tuesday, 3/19:
Due Today: finish your LinkedIn account
Today’s Learning Target: What is included in a compensation package and how will that be reflected on my paycheck stub?
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the What’s In My Paycheck? Presentation handout
Due Next Class: none

Thursday, 3/21:
Due Today: none
Today’s Learning Target: 
What we did in class today: we discussed some current events; we discussed the How to Fill Out a W4 handout; we completed a W4 Form
Due Next Class: none