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Friday, June 23rd 2017

2016-17 Calendar

 

**All assignments are due at the end of each week on Friday at 3 p.m. **

 

First Semester
Week 1 (August 3-5):

Work Based Learning is an online class and communication with your instructor is very important.  This class requires a valid working email and/or cell phone for texting reminders.  Week 1 assignment is 4 parts and worth 25 points and Required Program forms are worth 100 points and will be due at the end of Week 3:

  1. (5 points) Email instructor with your first and last name, high school you attend, cell phone number, the name, address, and phone number of where you work, your supervisors name, and parent/guardian name and phone number.  The subject of this email should be: Remind 101   Email this to jsmall@twinriversarea.org
  2. (5 points) Text the message     @mrsjsmal     to     81010.  This will set you up for Remind 101 which is a free app that will be used to communicate class details to you throughout the year.  Messages will come to you as text messages.  Click here for more information on Remind 101.   When completed successfully you will receive a message stating “You’ve joined Work Based Learning!”
  3. (5 points) Lastly, after you receive the confirmation of joining Work Based Learning, reply with your name and high school.
  4.  (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  5. Required Program Forms will be due on Friday of  Week 4.   This will be worth 100 points in week 4.  These forms take time to complete and as well as getting required signatures.  I encourage you to start working on these forms now.  These forms and a helpful checklist can be found at this link. Many of these forms require signatures of student, parents, and employer so plan ahead so you do not have numerous trips to get these forms signed.  You do not need Mrs. Small’s signatures on this paperwork.  She will sign paperwork when she has it in her possession.
Week 2 (August 8-12):

For this class we will be using a website called “QuizStar” to help test your knowledge of  WBL subject matter throughout the year. Week 2 assignment is 3 parts and worth 30 points:

  1.  (15 points) In this assignment you will create a QuizStar account that will allow you to take online quizzes the rest of the year.  Click here for step by step instructions on how to complete this process. The class name is Twin Rivers WBL. Instructor Jessie Small. You must register for the class. If you only create a Quiz Star account, when you go to take your first quiz you will not be registered to do so. 
  2.  (5 points) Email your QuizStar user name and password to  jsmall@twinriversarea.org
  3. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  4. Reminder:  Please remember that Required Program Forms will be due in 2 weeks.  This was introduced to you Week 1 and is something that you should be working on ahead of time.  These forms will be turned into your school counselor by Friday of Week 4 (August 26th).
Week 3 (August 15-19):
  1. (50 points) In this assignment you will  be Using Microsoft Word (or other word processor saved in PDF or RTF formats), each student will develop a personal page as an introduction to Mrs. Small. This assignment will include a personal photograph, personal information, and a minimum of two web links. Click here for your assignment.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  3. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org
  4. Reminder:  Please remember that Required Program Forms will be due next week.  This was introduced to you Week 1 and is something that you should be working on ahead of time.  These forms will be turned into your school counselor by Friday of Week 4 (August 26th).

Week 4 (August 22-26):

  1. (15 points) In this assignment you will watch a video on Child Labor Laws and take a quiz on QuizStar over the material in the video. Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  3. (100 points) Required Program Forms will be due on Friday of  this week. These forms and a helpful checklist can be found at this link.  Please put all forms in a file folder or envelope and turn them into your high school counselor by Friday of this week (August 26th).
  4. (25 points) Email/Text/or use Remind101 to notify Mrs. Small that you have turned this assignment into your school counselor

Week 5 (August 29-Sept 2):

  1. (20 points) In this assignment you will watch a video on Workplace Ethical Behaviors and take a quiz in QuizStar over the material in the video and the vocabulary provided. Click her for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 6  (Sept 5-9):
  1. (10 points) In this assignment you will watch a safety video, read the passage and article at the links provided and take quiz called Health and Safety in the Workplace on QuizStar. Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  3. (10 points) Extra credit opportunity: Use the glossary to define the terms listed. Click here for extra credit assignment. 
Week 7 ( Sept 12-16):
  1. (15 points) In this assignment you will Read pages 232-249 and take quiz called “Workplace Rights and  Laws” from QuizStar. Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. ( 10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 8 ( Sept 19-23):
  1. (25 points) In this assignment you will read information provided discussing “soft skills” and choose two skills and write a short explanation on how you use those skills in your current job or how they could help you in your current job. Email completed assignment to jsmall@twinriversarea.org.  Click here for your assignment.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  3. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.
Week 9 (Sept 26-30):
  1. (50 points) In this assignment you will imagine you have been offered a promotion , prepare a one page double spaced essay using the 7 decision-making steps to decide if this promotion is for you. When completed email to Mrs. Small at:  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.    Click here for your assignment.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 10  (Oct 3-7):
  1. (25 points) In this assignment you will fill out an on-line job application and email to me. Click here for your assignment. helpful information can be found on pages 112-121.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 11 (Oct 10-14):
  1.  Fall Break- Only Assignment is the Weekly Work Time Sheet
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 12 (Oct 17-21):
  1. (10 points) In this assignment you will watch a video about job interviews and read pages 130-147 discussing the interview process and answer quiz questions at QuizStar called “Interview Process.”  Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  3. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.
Week 13 (Oct 24-28):
  1. (15 points) In this assignment you will read pages 396-413  discussing financial management and budgeting and take a quiz at QuizStar called “Budgeting.” Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 14 (Oct 31-Nov 4):
  1. (25 points) In this assignment you will learn how to write a check and maintain and balance a check register. There are also vocabulary terms listed that will help you to better understand banking and checking accounts. Click here for your assignment.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 15 (Nov 7-11):
  1. (15 points) In this assignment you will view a video on email etiquette and read pages 334-351 to assist you in taking a quiz on QuizStar called Communication/Technology. Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 16 (Nov 14-18):
  1. (10 points) In this assignment you will write about one of the topics listed on the WBL Weekly Class Journal List. Click here for your assignment.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this for and submit.
  3. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.
Week 17 (Nov 21-25):
  1. Happy Thanksgiving! Only assignment is Weekly Work Time Sheet.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 18 (Nov 28 – Dec 2):
  1. (15 points) In this assignment you will watch a video and read pages 436-453 discussing the different types of insurance. You will use this information to take a quiz called “Understanding Insurance” at QuizStar. Click here for your assignment. You are allowed two attempts on this quiz.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 19 (Dec 5-9):
  1. (50 points) Complete end of the semester survey at this link and submit.
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 20 (Dec 12-16):
  1. (100 points) Complete final exam on QuizStar  named “Final Exam.” You are allowed two attempts on this exam. The questions on this exam are taken from your previous quizzes. Good Luck!
  2. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 21  (Dec 19 – 23):

*****If you are short work hours for the semester please fill out the weekly work time sheet for each week over Christmas break. If you are unsure if you are short hours, Please see me or send me a message. I will be happy to let you know where you stand. You must have your work hours in, in order to receive your credits for this semester!!  Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.

Have a Happy and safe Christmas Break! 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

**All assignments are due at the end of each week on Friday at 3 p.m. **

WEEK 1 (Jan 4 – 6)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 2 (Jan 9 – 13)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (25 points) WBL New Homework Guidelines Complete this form and submit.
Week 3 (Jan 16 – 20)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.
  3. (20 points) In this assignment you will read provided articles discussing Work Ethics and Values. You will use this information to assist you in taking a quiz called “Work Ethics and Values” at QuizStarClick here for your assignment.

Week 4 (Jan 23 – 27)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (50 points) In this assignment you will use the 2016-2017 Indiana Next Magazine to answer questions on google worksheet. Click here for your worksheet.

Week 5 (Jan 30 – Feb 3)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (25 points) In this assignment you will  you pose as a business owner, tell me what your business would be called and what service or services you would provide and then list at least 10 things that you would be responsible for as the business owner to be successful. Click here for your assignment.
Week 6 (Feb 6 – 10)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.

Week 7 (Feb 13 – 17)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) In this assignment you will write about one of the topics listed on the WBL Weekly Class Journal List. Click here for your assignment.

Week 8 (Feb 20 – 24)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (25 points) In this assignment you will watch a video on Teamwork. You will list 6 benefits of good teamwork in the workplace, briefly explain how teamwork effects everyone in the workplace. Click here for your assignment. Click here for video if link in assignment does not work.

Week 9 (Feb 27 – Mar 3)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.

Week 10 (Mar 6 – 10) (End of TR grading period March 10)

    1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.

Week 11 (Mar 13 – 17)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (50 points) In this assignment you will watch a video on Communication. You will then take a self-appraisal survey and answer question based on your results. Please answer honestly this activity is meant to help you assess and improve your communication skills. Click here for your assignment. If the video in the assignment does not work click here and go to soft skills communication video.

Week 12 (Mar 20 – 24)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.

Week 13 (Mar 27 – 31) Happy Spring Break!!

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
Week 14 (Apr 3 – 7)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. In this assignment you will begin working on creating a Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter, and Resume. Please read the assignment in full as there is a lot of information and valuable examples. I have stated due dates for each of these documents to be completed. I have also included the grading rubrics I will be using.  The assignment in its entirety is worth 250 points and will be your final exam grade. This week you will begin to work on your Senior Brag sheet. Click here for your assignment. You may click on these key words for example documents. Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter Tips, Resume Building Powerful Words, Sample Resume, Cover Letter Sample.
Week 15 (Apr 10 – 14)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.
  3.  Your Senior Brag Sheet is due this week. Begin working on your Cover Letter and Resume. I will list below the information for this assignment. Please contact me if any questions. ***Please read the assignment in full as there is a lot of information and valuable examples. I have stated due dates for each of these documents to be completed. I have also included the grading rubrics I will be using.  The assignment in its entirety is worth 250 points and will be your final exam grade. Click here for your assignment. You may click on these key words for example documents. Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter Tips, Resume Building Powerful Words, Sample Resume,Cover Letter Sample.

Week 16 ( Apr 17 – 21)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. This week you will continue to work on your Cover Letter and Resume. I will list below the information for this assignment. Please contact me if any questions. ***Please read the assignment in full as there is a lot of information and valuable examples. I have stated due dates for each of these documents to be completed. I have also included the grading rubrics I will be using.  The assignment in its entirety is worth 250 points and will be your final exam grade. Click here for your assignment. You may click on these key words for example documents. Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter Tips, Resume Building Powerful Words, Sample Resume,Cover Letter Sample.

Week 17 (Apr 24 – 28)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. This week you will turn in Rough Draft of your Senior Brag Sheet, Cover letter, and Resume. Again, I will list below the information for this assignment. Please contact me if any questions. ***Please read the assignment in full as there is a lot of information and valuable examples. I have stated due dates for each of these documents to be completed. I have also included the grading rubrics I will be using.  The assignment in its entirety is worth 250 points and will be your final exam grade. Click here for your assignment. You may click on these key words for example documents. Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter Tips, Resume Building Powerful Words, Sample Resume,Cover Letter Sample.

Week 18 (May 1 – 5)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (10 points) Email instructor a picture or a scanned copy of your most recent pay stub (click here for an example of a pay stub). You may also take a picture of it and text it. If you are an employee that gets paid cash, please have the Income Verification Form filled out by your employer and email or text a picture of the form to your instructor.  jsmall@twinriversarea.org.
  3. This week you will receive your rough drafts back and any feedback to make corrections. Again, I will list below the information for this assignment. Please contact me if any questions. ***Please read the assignment in full as there is a lot of information and valuable examples. I have stated due dates for each of these documents to be completed. I have also included the grading rubrics I will be using.  The assignment in its entirety is worth 250 points and will be your final exam grade. Click here for your assignment. You may click on these key words for example documents. Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter Tips, Resume Building Powerful Words, Sample Resume,Cover Letter Sample.

Week 19 (WeekMay 8 – 12)

  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.
  2. (250 points) Your Final Exam is due. This includes your final drafts of your Senior Brag Sheet, Cover Letter, and Resume. This must be emailed to me or arrangements made with me to pick up a paper form. This must be done by Friday at 3pm or deductions will be made for being late. NO EXCUSES!
Week 20 (May 15 – 16)( Last Day of T.R. May 16- end grading period)
  1. (10 points) Weekly Work Time Sheet  Complete this form and submit.

Have a Great and Safe Summer!!!

 

 

 

 

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