January 25th-29th

Computer Applications: Please continue working on your Chapter 1 exercises. When finished, I would like you to read the article below. You are to compose a two page, double-spaced document with 1.5 inch margins that answers the questions given to you in class regarding Twitter.

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2009-08-24-online-tweet-twitter_N.htm?csp=DailyBriefing

This must be done in complete sentences in Microsoft Word.

Wednesday-Read pages 13-16 in Workbook. Complete Step by Step 2.1, 2.2 and Project 2. Due by Friday.

Thursday-Lesson 3-Read pages 21-23. Do Step by Step 3.1 and 3.2.

Friday-Complete Project 3. Please complete and turn in all work to date. Review the summaries from Chapters 1, 2, and 3. There will be a quiz on Monday. Be familiar with the differences between vector graphics and pixels, the drawing tools used in Word, paint graphics and keys used in the first project(s).

Personal Finance: Continue working on your job assignment. When you have finished, you are to start writing your own resumes. Here is a link to some good, solid examples:

Here are some examples of  resumes:

http://www.resumetemplates.org/

Once you have finished your first draft of a resume, you are to submit them to me. Following this, I will mark up your draft with suggested changes and have you edit and resubmit. If you finish that, you are to read this article dealing with the necessity of cover letters and how to write one. I have supplied you with a template, you are to modify this and make it fit your dream job.

http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/coverletters/ht/coverletter.htm

The following link contains POWER WORDS that you will utilize when writing your resume. I expect to see them when describing the past jobs you have had. Remember that this is fictional, so make the content fit your circumstance.

http://www.careerowlresources.ca/Resumes/Res_Frame.htm?res_power.htm~right

Remember that the first draft of your resume is just that, a draft. You can expect me to mark it up and return it to you for revision. Once you have completed a revised second draft,you are to (1) Complete a Cover Letter, (2)  See me for the family work history and job application handouts.

For Thursday-You will each receive a copy of the NEFE Workbook which we will use throughout the semester. It is your responsibility to keep up with it.

Friday-Finish all work due and hand in. Also,  read pages 95-99 in NEFE workbook and complete exercises: What do you think on page 96,  7A do this in Microsoft Word with a partner, 7B and 7C in workbook. These will be due by Tuesday.

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