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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! 

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Task 1b: TEDEd Inspiration

Active Dates: July 6-July 12   *   Suggested Completion Date: July 10, 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.

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Task 2: Research College Essays (Personal Statements) on BigFuture

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

  1. Click the image on the left to visit the BigFuture website. Create an account.

  2. Take CN on the "8 Tips for Crafting Your Best College Essay."

  3. Take CN on ALL videos in the slides. *You must record the names of the videos and the speakers.

  4. Respond to the following questions as a summary for your experience... What is the common theme of the slideshow? How might the "personal statements" as part of the 11th grade scrapbook assist you in crafting the best essay? How will you use this information to guide you through the 11th grade scrapbook process? 

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Task 3: RoadTrip Nation Lesson #6

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

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

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Task 4: 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. 

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Task 5: RoadTrip Nation Lesson #7

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

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

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Task 6: 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 11th graders WILL take the PSAT this October & the SAT/ACT in May
  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?

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Task 7: 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?​ 
 

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Task 8: 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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