Daily Agenda

Thursday 11/14


1. Read the following article "How to Be Emotionally Intelligent" by Daniel Goleman from The New York Times
***After reading the article, fill out the google form. (Due by 9:00 pm tonight.)
2.  Create a list with two things we do well at in the high school and two things we need to improve on.  (This is due when you walk in tomorrow.)

Monday 11/11

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can find a song and change the lyrics to showcase the cancellation of school.
1.  Finish Leadership Style presentations
2.  Continue working on your snow day music.
***In groups of 4, find a song (I suggest it not be current because it will be hard to get the instrumental.)
***look at the lyrics and on google doc, reword it.
***Remember if there are 9 syllables in the line, your words have to have the same amount.
***Be clever and creative
***Here is an example of a Snow Day cancellation

Friday 11/8

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can find a song and change the lyrics to showcase the cancellation of school.
1.  Allie and Ella are going to run the projector and six people are going to present.
2.  We have been asked by Mr. Gilbertson to create a clever way of announcing a snow day.
***In groups of 4, find a song (I suggest it not be current because it will be hard to get the instrumental.)
***look at the lyrics and on google doc, reword it.
***Remember if there are 9 syllables in the line, your words have to have the same amount.
***Be clever and creative
***Here is an example of a Snow Day cancellation
3.  Mr. Gilbertson is visiting our room on November 18th, so we need to have choices.
4.  James Ongie will take care of Monday greeters.
5.  Kassidy Nicaise and Emily Maxwell will be doing announcements next week.
6.  Thank you for always being awesome and have a great weekend.

Thursday 11/7

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can maintain a log of projects I have been a part of.
1.  Fill out your tasks sheet
2.  Work on your project packets

Wednesday 11/6

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can research my leadership style and find five noteworthy leaders in history that share my style.

1.  Leadership style presentations

Tuesday 11/5

1.  Ask three high school employees if they have any projects that you can complete through Visions.
***Put their name and their requests on the google doc provided by Collin.
2.  Fill out your task sheet

Monday 11/4

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can research my leadership style and find five noteworthy leaders in history that share my style.

1.  Visions welcome the new assistant principal 
2.  Sometime to work on project?
3.  FRIDAY'S Assignment due Monday (Click on the Link)

Friday 11/1

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can research my leadership style and find five noteworthy leaders in history that share my style.

1.  FRIDAY'S Assignment due Monday (Click on the Link)


Thursday 10/31

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
1.  I can research my leadership style and find five noteworthy leaders in history that share my style.
1.  Find five noteworthy/historical leaders that share your leadership style.
2.  List them and find five facts that prove that is their leadership style or examples. (Be sure to provide some explanation.)
3.  Tomorrow you will be given a rubric to pull all of this together by creating a google presentation.  ***You will be presenting this on Monday.

Wednesday 10/30

1.  Project work

Tuesday 10/29

  1. Complete the quiz at  http://psychology.about.com/library/quiz/bl-leadershipquiz.htm.
  2. Discover your leadership style. 
  3. Journal- Describe your leadership style.  Be sure to list at least three characteristics that describe your leadership style.  In addition, prove that these characteristics fit you by giving examples. (Be specific) This should be in essay format. (150+ words)
  4. This is going to be a project presentation, so have this done by tomorrow.

Monday 10/28

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT-  I can choose a project and create a step by step process to get it started
1.  What project are you working on?  
2.  Does anyone want to go to Frostick and help Mrs. Flaherty with Halloween?
3.  Project work

Thursday 10/24

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.1.D
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT-I can write a professional email.
1, Professional Email Assignment
    a. Send your email by midnight tonight!

Wednesday 
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT-  I can choose a project and create a step by step process to get it started

1. Meetings with me about your project and your new project.
2. Project Work
Tuesday 10/22

Common Core Standard: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
1.  Homecoming Journal (100+ words) Write it on PAPER.  We will share with groups tomorrow.
Describe your experiences while working on Homecoming 2019.  What did you do to demonstrate your leadership skills and in the weeks leading up to Homecoming? What could you have done better?
 AND What did you enjoy the most about Homecoming 2019?

Thursday 10/21

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can evaluate the success of HOCO 2019.
1.  Clean up teachers lounge
2.  Clean up Visions room
3.  Take signs down
4.  Discuss good and ways to improve

Wednesday 10/15

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can be a positive influence to HOCO 2019
1.  Wrapping up things for HOCO.

Tuesday 10/15

Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
LT- I can show my school spirit.
***COME GET A FLOAT BUILDING SLIP 
1.  Class signs for the pep assembly need a lot of work.  (I need to approve them and it is all or nothing.  This means if one doesn't pass, then none of them get hung up in the gym.)
2.  Take a selfie of yourself or yourself with a group of your friend.  Post it on social media, with #superhero/sportrivalday.  Take a screenshot of your post and send it to me by 9:00 P.M. tonight
subject line Last name, HOCO 2019, 6th hour.

Monday 10/14

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.
1.  HOCO work

Thursday 10/10

1.  You must create a digital evite for the alumni.  Below is an example.  Be sure to save it, as it could be used for the High School Facebook page.
2. WEAR THE SWEATSHIRTS TOMORROW!  (Class picture!)

Wednesday 10/9

1. HOCO work.


Tuesday 10/8

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
LT- I can use close reading strategies to understand the main idea from the article Fallacy of Success
2.  After reading the article, complete Fallacy of Success Google Form
***Due by 9:00 pm tonight 

Friday 10/4

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.

1.  HOCO work
2.  Sweatshirt design

Thursday 10/3

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can respond to the following video and explain the main idea and voice my opinion on his views.
  1. View the linked TED Talk about happiness.

  2. Respond thoughtfully to the content of the speech in a journal format. You must respond on google docs. You must have an intro, body, and conclusion. Summarize the video. Respond to the speakers findings. Do you agree or disagree. Use concrete information to support your opinion.

  3. Create a list of three "things" or events that made you happy TODAY (between 7:00 and 3:00). Please label your journal "Happiness Journal" and include a word count.  It must be 100+ words, NOT including your list. Be ready to share or turn it into class TOMORROW.

  4. Fill out your project list sheet.


Wednesday 10/2
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.

1.  HOCO work
2.  Sweatshirt design

Tuesday 10/1
Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
LT- I can create a design
1.  Create a design for our sweatshirt  DUE by 9:00 P.M. tonight
***Find a site or create your own.  Take a screenshot and send it to mjolley@croslex.org (Subject line: Last name, sweatshirt design, 6th hour)
2.  Criteria for sweatshirt
***MUST have on the back MVaR
***Quote must be on the back- We make our vision a reality.
***Be creative because we are choosing one tomorrow.

Monday 9/30

1.  HOCO committee work

Friday 9/27

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.

1.  HOCO work

Thursday 9/26

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.
1.  Take a picture of your project packet.  Fill it out for the next 15 minutes and take a picture after the 15.  Send the before and after picture to mjolley@croslex.org (Subject line: Last name, project list, 6th)
2.  Create List of 5 things to complete Friday.

Tuesday 9/24


***Read the above information on professional introduction etiquette. (Take five notes on PAPER)
2. Watch the two videos below.  Take five notes per video on how to conduct a professional introduction.  (Due tomorrow when you walk in.)

***Video Two (if this is blocked, copy and paste url or use your phone)
2. Professional Introduction Assignment
  ***On the same piece of paper, look at the Professional Introduction Assignment.  Use the rubric and the instructions above it to complete the second portion of this assignment.
3.  Tomorrow you will be introducing two people in the class to me using the criteria from the videos and the rubric from the assignment. This is a practical assessment and a test grade, so practice.
4.  Make sure the notes are on paper.  You will turn in the notes and your written introduction of two classmates.

Monday 9/23


Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.
1. Professional Introduction will be on Wednesday 

Professional Introduction Assignment


2. Homecoming work

Friday 9/20

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can list three things I have done to make this year's Homecoming a success.
1.  Class business
2.  HOCO Business!

Thursday 9/19


1.  The top two winners were "Croswell is out of this world" and "Cros-Lex is MARVELous"
 ***Choose your top choice and in a 50+ word journal, give me your choice for Homecoming theme and two reasons you chose this theme.
Send it to mjolley@croslex.org  and have the subject line: Last name, theme, 6th hour.

Tuesday 9/17

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can explain how small actions can lead to big results.
Watch the following video and connect the quote below to it.  The journal must be 125+ words or more with a clear connect between the two.  (Subject Line: Last name, Lollipop Moment, word count)
***DUE tonight by 9:00 pm
"Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects."

~ Dalai Lama

Monday 9/16

Content Standard: Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.
LT-I will actively participate in choosing a Homecoming theme this year.

1.  Good afternoon my wonderful students.  Today focus on coming up with a pitch for the theme your group selected.  (Theme, float ideas, dress day ideas, etc.)
2. Remember to have fun while working on this, but keep in mind you must be ready to present on Wednesday.  (Wednesday is half a day, so hours will be shortened.)  Share the presentation with me today, so on Wednesday, we can present and vote.
3.  Thank you for all your hard work!

Friday 9/13

Content Standard: Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.
LT-I will actively participate in choosing a Homecoming theme this year.
1.  Leadership board
***Greeters/announcements
2.  Tasks to complete
3.  Homecoming Selection presentations (Wednesday)

Thursday 9/12

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT- I can contribute to the creation of our Visions video.
1.  TWO items to complete for today's assignment.
    **Email your selfie and staff picture to mjolley@croslex.org and njcote@croslex.org (Subject line: Last name, staffs last names, 6th hour.
    **Find a CLEAN song that you feel would be the best for our back to school intro video.

Wednesday 9/11

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
LT:  I can list three tasks I need to do to complete for my committee work.
1.  Selfie with Mr. Gilbertson
2.  Task sheet
3.  Project packet
4.  Work on ideas or mini project/Theme selection

Tuesday 9/10

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
LT- I can explain what makes a true leader.
DUE by 9:00 pm tonight.  Send it to mjolley@croslex.org (subject line: Last name, Leadership Assignment, word count, and 6th hour)

Monday 9/9


Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Learning Target: I can clearly communicate my ideas within a group to select a 2018 Homecoming theme.
1. Online assigned place (Online assignments will be posted and always have a deadline.)
2.  Team building
3.  Announcement sign up
4.  Greeter groups?
5.  Teacher selfies/video
6.  Counseling Board
7.  Theme selection and decision will be moved to 9/18? (I think?)

Friday 9/6

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Learning Target: I can clearly communicate my ideas within a group to select a 2018 Homecoming theme.
1.  Turn in your job applications
2.  Send your professional handshake selfies to mjolley@croslex.org, subject line (Last Name, Professional Handshake, 6th hour)
3.  Announcement sign up/Monday Greeters
4. Homecoming Theme Selection
    a.  Groups of 3-4
    b.  Theme
    c.  Dress Days
    d.  Draw/create ideas(detail ideas) for four floats that embed the theme
    e.  Four different games for Pep Assembly
    f.  Create a formal/professional presentation to sell your ideas to the class
    g.  Three other ideas that can be incorporated into the week
5.  Presentations are due Friday (We will be choosing/discussing/deciding Friday or Monday at the latest.)

Thursday 9/5

Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
Learning Target: I can complete a job application properly.
1. Professional Handshake Assignment due tomorrow
***By tomorrow you must find two staff members and that you do not currently have and introduce yourself, shake their hand and then take a selfie.  You must also find one administrator and complete that same task.  You will send us the selfies once you get to 5th hour.  (Instructions to sending it to us will be given tomorrow.)
2.  Turn in your MVaR essay (send it to mjolley, subject line: MVaR essay, word count, hour)
3. Team building activity
6.  Do's and Don'ts of filling out a job application
***Create a list of 5 do's and 5 don'ts
***Share with the class
7.  Practical Job Application
8.  Announcement and Pledge calendar sign up (You MUST show up to do it everyday!)

Wednesday 9/4

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Learning Target- I will be able to create a statement with my group that will represent our class vision.
1.  Expectation sheet signed
2.  Turn in your list of ten at no cost to the class or school projects we could work on this semester.
3.  Still getting to know everyone circle discussion!
4.  Proper Handshake Etiquette (view until the four minute mark)

Practice with me!

6.  Handshake assignment

***Selfie with one administrator and two staff members (Staff member must be someone you do not currently have this semester.)

7.  You must have three selfies and send them to mjolley@croslex.org (subject line:  MVaR Selfie 6 hour) by FRIDAY start of class!

8.  Take a cool picture for the high school facebook page (update the cover and profile pic) DUE MONDAY

mjolley@croslex.org (subject line: MVaR FB picture 6th hour)

Tuesday 9/3

https://tinyurl.com/MVARS1-2019

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively

1.  Attendance
2.  Handbook Coverage
3.  Intro Self
4.  Class website 

5.  Notecard/ticket

6.  Syllabus
7.  Icebreaker #1
***Why teambuilding and getting to know your classmates is imperative to the success of this class...

8.  Homework
***Create a list of 10 at no cost to this class or school projects that we could easily implement to create an inviting and positive culture in this building.
DUE TOMORROW
9.  Starting next week, Tuesday's and Thursday's will be online.  Choices for you will be Mrs. Kogler's room, Library, or leave campus.