Tasks

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Class of 2018

All proof of summer work completion is due the first Monday of the school year!

Task 1a: Update Transcript on California Colleges

  1. Log-in to your Aeries account.
  2. Print your 2nd semester grades. Keep the printed grades, you wil need to submit them as evidence that you competed the update!
  3. Click the image on the left (or the button below) to visit the California Colleges site. Log-in and add your 2nd semester information. 
  4. Review the information in your "planner" to ensure that ALL information is correctly entered. 
  5. Add your intended classes for Fall semester, 2015. *Be sure to add the classes in the correct semester! 

Task 1b: Research College Admission on Bigfuture

Active Dates: July 13-July 19   *   Suggested Completion Date: July 17, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below) to visit the Big Future website. Create an account.
  2. Take CN on the "5 Things you need to know about college admission" in the center box.
  3. When you are finished, click one of the links on the 6th slide. Watch 2 videos & take CN on the information. *You MUST record the name of the videos and the name of the speakers.
  4. Respond to the following question as a SUMMARY for your experience... What is the common theme/message of the slideshow & 2 videos you chose to research? What is the benefit of watching the "expert" videos and accessing the informationn on the site? How will you use this site to assist you in "getting in" to college?

Task 2: RoadTrip Nation Lesson #6

Active Dates: July 20 -July 26   *   Suggested Completion Date: July 24, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below) to visit Roadtrip Nation. 
  2. Log-in to your account.
  3. Compete the bookwork & the online assignments/responses.

Task 3: Why College?

Active Dates: July 27-August 2   *   Suggested Completion Date: July 31, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below) to visit the "YouCanGo!" page. *Note: This is part of the College Board website.
  2. Click the "WhyGo?" button at the top of the page. Scroll through the slides. Take CN on the information.

  3. Each slide starts with a question. Use the question to determine which information is relevant to your notes.

  4. When you cmplete the slideshow, locate 2 videos at the bottom of the page. Add the information to your CN. You MUST record the speaker name and any additional info provided.

  5. Respond to the following prompt as a SUMMARY... Describe the 5 ways that a college degree will positively impact your life.
**Additional research: Research your college options using the You Have College Options tool. 

Task 4: RoadTrip Nation Lesson #7

Active Dates: August 3-August 9   *   Suggested Completion Date: August 7, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below) to visit Roadtrip Nation. 
  2. Log-in to your account.
  3. Compete the bookwork & the online assignments/responses.

Task 5: Kahn Academy PSAT Practice

Active Dates: August 10-August 16   *   Suggested Completion Date: August 1, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below). Choose PSAT practice!
  2. Answer the 4 introductory questions before you start the PSAT Practice. *Note: ALL 10th graders WILL take the PSAT this October.
  3. Complete all 4 of the PSAT Math quizzes. Record your scores so that you may compare them to the admission requirements to your universitie of interest. 
  4. On a separate paper, write a summary of your work for the day. Respond to the folowing question: Which PSAT Math quiz was the most difficult to complete? How did you score on the quizzes? How will you use this information to prep for the PSAT before October?

Task 6: Kahn Academy PSAT Practice

Active Dates: August 17-August 23   *   Suggested Completion Date: August 21, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below). Choose SAT practice!
  2. Login to your account. 
  3. Take all 4 of the diagnostic PSAT Reading & Writing quizzes. Complete.
  4. Record your scores so you can complare them to the admission requirements on your university choices of interest.
  5. On a SEPARATE paper, write a summary of your work for the day. Respond to the folowing question: How did you score on the quizzes? How will you use this information to prep for the PSAT before October?​
 

Task 7: TEDEd Inspiration

Active Dates: August 24-August 30   *   Suggested Completion Date: August 28, 2015

  1. Click the image on the left (or the button below) to visit the TEDEd site. 
  2. Login to your account. Find a TEDEd lesson of interest to you and enjoy!

  3. Respond to the questions the end of the lesson.

  4. Complete the TedEd Analysis form as evidence of your experience.

  5. Next, click on "Dig Deeper" & research 1 additional resource relating to the lesson. Print the evidence of your research. Complete the Supplemental Resource form and staple it, and the research documents to your TedEd Analysis form.

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