Clicking the links will take you to an online folder containing the documents in the lists.    All documents may be downloaded, or viewed using Google Docs.  Downloading them and opening them through Microsoft Office will preserve the formatting of the original document.  There are documents in the Independent Research folder that you might find helpful in completing some assignments.

Directions for Accessing Files in the Folders below:
To access files in the folders below, you must first open in a new tab and log in with your school username and password.  Once logged in, you may click the links for the folders and access all documents.  Step-by-step directions can be found by clicking here.  Emails sent to me requesting access to the folder for your personal account will be ignored as this is not possible; you may only access the files through your HCPSS account.

Mentor Program Items

Start-up Folder Contents
Intern/Mentor Program Description
Monthly Hours Calendar
            -  Sample Student Calendar
Mentor Quarterly Evaluation of Student
Intern/Mentor Field Trip Form 
Mentor Interest Form
Internship Paperwork for APL, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Howard County General and Kernan

First Quarter

  • Opening Week Power Point
    • Mentor Agenda for the first 2 weeks!
    • Signature Sheet
  • Assignments and Grades
    • Science Addendum
  • Bi-weekly Objectives and Journals
  • Weekly Reading Reports
  • Monthly Conferences
  • Portfolio Requirements
  • What will you do in IM this year?
    • 3 P's - Paper, Project, and Product
  • Beautiful Questions Article and Assignment
  • Workplace Expectations - Nina's Story PPT
    • Dress Code
    • Communication and Email Netiquette
  • Sexual Harassment and Safety PPT
  • Where to Begin PPT
    • Regulating the size of Research Questions handout
  • What is Scholarly Research? Handout
  • Google Drive Practice
  • Finding Sources handouts
    • Locating Resources
    • MLA vs. APA
    • Most Common Citations help page
    • Most Common Errors in Citations
  • Human Sources
  • Business Letter Format
    • Envelope
    • Locating Human Sources
  • September Seminar Power Point  
  • September Check-In Seminar PPT
  • Conducting an Interview
    • How to Transcribe an Interview
  • October Check-In Seminar PPT
  • Research Hypothesis Assignment
    • Hypothesis Rubric 
  • Annotated Source List Handout
    •  Annotated Source List Sample
    •  Annotated Source List Rubric
  • Portfolio Rubric (for your reference)

Third Quarter

  • January (February 2) Seminar PPT
  • Assignments and Grades  
  • Student Learning Conference Proposal Packet  
  • Synthesis Paper Materials
    • Power Point
    • Constructing the Synthesis Paper
    • Sample Synthesis Paper
    • Using to Submit the Synthesis Paper  
    • Synthesis Paper - First Draft - Rubric
    • Synthesis Paper - Grading Checklist/Advisor Signature Sheet
  • Data Collection
    • Due Dates and Data Collection Requirements
  • February (16) Seminar PPT
  • Data Analysis Rubric
  • Timeline of Product Development and Final Research Proposal Handout
    • Three Samples
    • Rubric
  • March 7 Seminar PPT
  • Oral Presentation Requirements PPT and Handout
    • Oral Presentation Template PPT
  • Portfolio Requirements and Weebly Site

Second Quarter

  • November Seminar PPT
  • Assignments and Grades  
  • Recommend 2 Students Link   
  • December County Presentation Packet
    • Presentation Schedule
  • Presentations Skills Packet
  • Marketing Presentation Handouts
    • Requirements, Checklist, "Script"
    • Reflection and Rubric
    • Teacher Evaluation
  • November 30th Seminar
  • Mini-Interview Assignment
  • Research Proposal Handouts
    •  Research Proposal Assignment and Format
    • Research Proposal Rubric
    • Sample Research Proposals
    • Product/Audience Suggestions
    • In-Text Citations handout
  • Research Design and Data Collection
  • December 21 Seminar
  • Thesis Handout
  • Pre-Outline Graphic Organizer handout
  • Outline Assignment
  • Supplemental Writing Materials:
    • High School Writing Manual and Style Guide
    • Creating an Outline in Microsoft Word
    • Sample Outline
  • How to create your Weebly site

Fourth Quarter

  • Assignments and Grades
  • April 6 Seminar PPT
  • Thank you Note
  • Final Synthesis Paper Handouts
    • Paper Format
    • What to add to your paper PPT
    • Abstract
    • Rubric
  • Display Board materials
    • Display Board PPT
    • Mock Board (PPT slide)
    • Requirements
    • Packet for creating display boards
    • Rubric
    • Peer Edit
  • Oral Presentation Teacher Approval Form  
  • Oral Presentation Teacher Evaluation Form  
  • Final Product 
    • Final Product PPT
    • Developing a Final Product Evaluation  
    • Solutions for Copyright Free Images
    • Final Product Evaluation Form - Mentor
    • Final Product Evaluation Form - Kiehl
  • Final Portfolio and Weebly Site