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October 20, 2014

Warm-up:

Agenda:

  1. Turn in Caves Reflection.
  2. Sign thank you notes for Caves folks and Treehouse folks.
  3. Research a self-selected book to check out tomorrow.  Must be at your reading level.  Must have same location or similar theme to your Dream Trip country. For example, if you went to India you might read Nectar in a Sieve because it is set in India or you might read Kaffir Boy because it has a similar theme of colonial oppression / poverty.

Current Assignments:

  • Feature for guidebook is due Wednesday, at the beginning of Sullivan´s breakout.

Announcements:

  • Bring headphones for class tomorrow!
  • Internships: begin in two weeks.  You need a PERFECT PROFESSIONAL PUBLISHABLE resume before you seek a placement. Get them perfected and we’ll be talking about approaching a business later this week.  Master sign-up will be available beginning Tuesday.
  • Powderpuff Concessions – trip fundraising opportunity, 6:30-10 pm, Wednesday night
  • Lohman bracelets – $2, CMART, all proceeds go to Lohman
  • Señor Sams today!

October 17, 2014

Warm-up:

  • Happy birthday!
  • Reflection – What do you know about México? (culture, food, people, geography, schools, etc.)

Agenda:

  1. Turn in Resume.
  2. Aida Barragan – Guest Speaker
  3. Work on Caves reflection. Due Monday at the beginning of class.

Current Assignments:

  • Feature for guidebook is due Wednesday, at the beginning of Sullivan´s breakout.

Announcements:

  • Bring money for Señor Sam´s Monday
  • U of O – OSU permission slips and money due today

October 16, 2014

Warm Up:   Vote for Homecoming.  Secret word is boogie.  Please  enter their first and last names.

Agenda:

  1. Jolee Wallace – Guest Speaker
  2. Caves Trip Reflection (handout) or Alternate Reflection (additional handout)
  3. SENIORS: Sign up for Walking Tree Trip by TOMORROW!

Current Assignments:

  • Revise resume using checklist (CIS Resume).  Make sure you fix EVERYTHING marked. Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.
  • Author’s Note and Post Script – Read and do logs (due tomorrow)

Announcements

  • Lohman update: Foster, Go Fund Me / Front office, and Banner
  • Want to improve or complete your work sample? Come into the Tech Center today at lunch and/or tomorrow after school.
  • College Trip: U of O & OSU. November 6 and 7.  Sign up by TOMORROW.
  • HOMECOMING NEXT WEEK
    • Heman Monday at 7 pm
    • Powder Puff Wednesday at 7 pm
    • BBQ Thursday at lunch
    • Football game, float and dance Friday at 7 pm

October 13, 2014

Do NOT log in. You will be moving to a new computer for today.
Warm Up:   Practice for working with freshman on Wednesday!

Agenda:

  1. Vote for homecoming (neonvibe)
      1. Enter his/her FIRST and LAST NAME.
      2. Entries with ONLY FIRST NAMES will NOT be counted. Entries with FALSE NAMES will NOT be counted. ALL DUPLICATE entries will NOT be counted.
      3. Please follow the directions closely. Choose only THREE girls and THREE boys — any additional selections will render the student’s entire vote invalid.
  2. Tourism and Challenges it Poses Around the World
    • Get your group from the list I will project.
    • Sit at adjacent computers.
    • Send a representative to draw your tourism-related problem.
    • Now that you have a tourism-related problem to tackle with your group, your first step is to research the topic to the best of your ability. Each person in your group is to find one article (no repeats within the group) to read and share. Suggested sites include CNN, BBC, etc.
    • Your job for today is to find the article and actively read it. Remember, this means you should highlight/ underline and make notes. Your focus should be important information that you want to share and questions you have for your group.
    • You will present the information from your article on to your group on Wednesday.

Current Assignments:

  • Interview your local business site by Wednesday!
  • Turn in TED-Ed Permission Slip.
  • Into Thin Air Vocabulary Analysis – get yours done for your assigned due date
  • Chapters 17-20: Read and do logs (due today)
  • Chapters 21- Epilogue: Read and do logs (due Wednesday)

Announcements

  • Lohman update: Foster, Go Fund Me / Front office, and Banner
  • Field Trip: Tomorrow! Bring your lunch, a jacket and know that it might rain.
  • Need extra time to work? We are keeping this lab open after school on Thursdays for YOU! :)
  • College Trip: U of O & OSU. November 6 and 7 (Thursday and Friday).  All juniors should go; seniors should consider it!
  • INTERNATIONAL TRIP GOERS (Seniors AND Juniors): You can go to Walking Tree and register for our trip!!! No payment required until December 19 for the seniors. Sign up by October 17!
  • Want to go on an amazing end-of-the-year trip???  Perhaps Jetboating for free???
    • 1 point possible for attending BIS Boys Soccer Tuesday night at 7 pm

October 8, 2014

Warm Up: ITA vocabulary practice (don’t forget to log in to get credit)

Agenda:

  1. National Honor Society presentation
  2. Read about our Caves field trip. Important notes: our tour will be LESS than 90 minutes because they made a personalized tour for our group, read what to bring/ not bring stuff, and be aware that it is moderately strenuous
  3. Tourism and Environment (web note taking)
  4. Resume – type up final error-free draft using template.  Due tomorrow at the beginning of class.  Have a friend proofread yours! You WILL lose points for errors.
  5. Turn in Tourism and Culture outline notes and Tourism and Environment web notes together.

Current Assignments:

  • Turn in TED-Ed Permission Slip!
  • Into Thin Air Vocabulary Analysis – get yours done for your assigned due date
  • Chapters 15-16: Read and do logs (due today)
  • Chapters 17-20: Read and do logs (due Monday)

Announcements

  • Hannah Monen is the first student to get a sponsorship check for the CR trip–$280 from Mystic Paso Fino Ranch. Woo hoo!
  • Need extra time to work? We are keeping this lab open after school on Thursdays for YOU! :)
  • College Trip: U of O & OSU. November 6 and 7 (Thursday and Friday).  All juniors should go; seniors should consider it!
  • INTERNATIONAL TRIP GOERS (Seniors AND Juniors): You can go to Walking Tree and register for our trip!!! No payment required until December 19 for the seniors. Sign up by October 17!
  • October 14: CIS FIELD TRIP to Oregon Caves and the Treehouses
  • Want to go on an amazing end-of-the-year trip???  Perhaps Jetboating for free???
    • 1 point possible for attending BIS Boys Soccer Tuesday night at 7 pm

October 6, 2014

Warm Up: Juego en Español

Agenda:

  1. Tourism and Economy (Cornell note taking)
  2. Correcting run-ons retake – give Sullivan your corrections BEFORE you take the quiz.
  3. Resume – type up final error-free draft using template.

Current Assignments:

  • Please vote for your favorite PowderPuff logo here (password is yougogirl)
  • Turn in TED-Ed Permission Slip!
  • Into Thin Air Vocabulary Analysis – get yours done for your assigned due date
  • Chapters 13-14: Read and do logs (due today)
  • Chapters 15-16: Read and do logs (due Wednesday)

Announcements

  • Sign a thank you note for Jill Layton
  • Need extra time to work? We are keeping this lab open after school on Thursdays for YOU! 🙂
  • College Trip: U of O & OSU. November 6 and 7 (Thursday and Friday).  All juniors should go, seniors should consider it!
  • INTERNATIONAL TRIP GOERS (Seniors AND Juniors): You can go to Walking Tree and register for our trip!!! No payment required until December 19 for the seniors. Sign up by October 17!
  • October 14: CIS FIELD TRIP to Oregon Caves and the Treehouses
  • Want to go on an amazing end-of-the-year trip???  Perhaps Jetboating for free???
    • 1 point possible for attending BIS Volleyball night Tuesday at 7 pm

October 2, 2014

 

Warm Up: ITA Vocabulary Practice – LOG IN OR ELSE 🙂 …you won’t get credit.

Agenda:

  1. Turn in TED-Ed Permission Slip!  Turn in Oregon Caves Permission Slip!  Turn in Character Analysis!
  2. Jill Layton – Guest Speaker.  Take notes while she speaks.
  3.  Layton Reflection

Current Assignments:

  • Sign-up for Pen Pal News
  • Homecoming blog (below)
  • Into Thin Air Vocabulary Analysis – get yours done for your assigned due date
  • Chapters 11-12: Read and do logs (due tomorrow)
  • Into Thin Air Quiz: Tomorrow

Announcements

  • INTERNATIONAL TRIP GOERS (Seniors AND Juniors): You can go to Walking Tree and register for our trip!!! No payment required until December 19 for the seniors.
  • October 14: CIS FIELD TRIP!!! (Gone 9 am to 6ish pm) Permission slips due TOMORROW.
  • First Outdoor Adventure: THIS SATURDAY – Hiking Sky Lakes
  • Want to go on an amazing end-of-the-year trip???  Perhaps Jetboating for free???
    • 1 point possible for wearing a flannel shirt for Fall Flannel Friday
    • 1 point possible for attending BIS Volleyball night Tuesday at 7 pm

September 30, 2014

Warm Up: Blog Post (below)

Agenda:

  1. Sign-up for Pen Pal News:
      • Go to http://penpalschools.com and click on the “Student Sign Up” button at the top of the screen
      • Enter your class code:  ilCiQP4T
      • Enter a name, username and password.  That’s it – no email address or other personal info is required
  2. Work Sample: get all four articles, read prompt, work on work sample.
  3. Internship Interest Survey (passed around)

Current Assignments:

  • Research the business you signed up for and edit Interview Script to reflect business you’ll be interviewing (edited script due tomorrow at the BEGINNING of class) (Student Business Sign-up)
  • Into Thin Air Vocabulary Analysis – get yours done for your assigned due date
  • Chapters 9-10: Read and do logs (due tomorrow)
  • Chapters 11-12: Read and do logs (due Friday)

Announcements

  • INTERNATIONAL TRIP GOERS (Seniors AND Juniors): You can go to Walking Tree and register for our trip!!! No payment required until December 19 for the seniors.
  • October 14: CIS FIELD TRIP!!! (Gone 9 am to 6ish pm) Permission slips due by October 3.
  • First Outdoor Adventure: Hiking Sky Lakes, October 4
  • Want to go on an amazing end-of-the-year trip???  Perhaps Jetboating for free???
    • 1 point possible for going to the girl’s soccer game today at 7 pm
    • 1 point possible for wearing a flannel shirt for Fall Flannel Friday

September 17, 2014

Warm Up:

Agenda:

  • Collect current event
  • Check out Into Thin Air at the library
  • Introduce Dream Trip Itinerary Assignment
  • Work on current assignments

Current Assignments:

Announcements

  • Club Faire is Friday at lunch
  • First Outdoor Adventure: Hiking Sky Lakes, October 4
  • Make up Dream Trip Presentations tomorrow during second period