November 1-5

Personal Finance:

Monday-Today will largely be used as a catch-up day. Please make sure that you complete the reading assigned to you in the insurance binder on Friday along with the exercises.

Tuesday-Discussion of Insurance Binder. Assignment of reading in CheckBook Workbook. Review of material that will be given on  quiz tomorrow.

Wednesday-Quiz. When finished with quiz, please quietly read Pages 10-11 of checkbook workbook.

Thursday-The theme of Keeping Up With the Joneses will run through the movie that you will be watching for today and Friday.

Friday-Movie Continued. Please see instructor for accompanying questions.

Computer Apps:

Monday-Test over Word Concepts we have been studying from day one.

Tuesday-Introduction to Excel Concepts and first exercise-EX1

Wednesday-Finish Excel Exercise and read in Story and Walls Textbook. Read Pages EX4-EX16. On EX 3 you will see a list of vocab words that need to be defined and emailed to me. This is due by end of class Thursday.

Thursday-Turn in Story and Walls work as well as complete Excel exercise EX2.

Friday-Current Event.

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/gaming/2010-10-28-1Aviolentvideogames28_CV_N.htm?csp=Tech

See sub for questions.

Radio Station: Each radio member must have a minimum of two liners or drops done by November 11th. Failure to do so will result in possible suspension from broadcasting. Please see Kyle/Chapin for intro to Garage Band if you are not familiar with it yet.


October 25-29

ALL CLASSES: Quarter ends on Friday. If you owe me work, get it in by then. I will accept some late work, but you will not get full credit for it.

Personal Finance:

Monday-Read through NEFE wkbk Unit 6, beginning on page 79. NEFE Wkbk: What do you think on page 80, Exercise 6A on page 81, Exercise 6C , 6D and Exercise 6-2. When finished, turn workbook in to me and get Check Book Workbook from me. You are to read and complete pages 1-4 and do the exercises found there. This is due by the end of class tomorrow.

Tuesday-Review of insurance terms and practices from Chapter 3 of insurance workbook. If time permits, finish the checkbook workbook and turn in to me.

Wednesday-Review of checkbook workbook exercises. All checkbook work is late as of  beginning of class today. After review, please read thoroughly the part on Endorsing Checks in your Union Bank Workbook  from pages 5-9.

Thursday-Current Event:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/10/27/AR2010102703683_2.html?wpisrc=nl_natlalert&sid=ST2010102703800

TODAY IS ALSO A BINDER CHECK!

Friday-Finish and turn in current event. Invest Insurance workbook reading in Chapter 4. Read Pages 23-30. Complete Quick Quiz 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3. This is due by Monday, the latest.

Computer Apps: WE ARE FINISHING WORD THIS WEEK. THERE WILL BE A TEST NEXT MONDAY.

Monday-Complete WD Projects 36 & 37. Due by tomorrow, end of class.

Tuesday-WD Projects 38 & 39

Wednesday-Finish and submit WD 38 & 39. When finished, move on to Textbook and read pages 100-123.

Thursday-Complete Vocab and Multiple Choice on pages 124-125 in textbook. Email to me when finished. Complete WD 40

Friday-Finish and email WD 40. Study for Word Test on Monday over material we have covered. I would highly recommend that you pay attention to the bold definitions in your reading.


Short Week October 18-20

Personal Finance:

Monday-Finish Mock Lease: Due Tomorrow. When finished, go to Chapter 3 in the insurance workbook, read Chapter 3 and complete Workbook activity 3.2

Tuesday-Auto Insurance Discussion. Read through NEFE wkbk Unit 6, beginning on page 79.

Wednesday-NEFE Wkbk: What do you think on page 80, Exercise 6A on page 81, Exercise 6C , 6D and Exercise 6-2

Computer Apps:

Monday-WD 32-34 due Wednesday

Tues-Finishing WD 32-34. If you have finished, go on to WD 35-38

Wed-WD 32-34 are due today, no exceptions. Move on to the next set of assignments.

All assignments must be emailed to me by close of school day Wednesday to avoid a late penalty.

Radio Station: We will be cleaning out the Podcast studio for a brief time after school on Monday. Any help would be appreciated.


October 11-15th

Personal Finance:

Monday-Makeup Day

Tuesday-NECAPS will prevent class today.

Wednesday-Discussion of insurance terminology and concepts from insurance workbook. Discussion of current event if time permits.

Thursday: Rental terminology, renters rights and responsibilities, landlord/tenant agreements discussion.

Friday:  Quiz over rental material and Insurance Material. Handout of Mock Lease.

Computer Applications:

Monday-Make up Day.

Tuesday-28 & 29 are due today. Please turn in current event and definitions if you have not done so already. As a reminder, the definitions assignment was given to you last week. Here it is again, it will be late after today: In textbook, you are to read Lesson 3 (WD 63-94). Expect to see a skills/concepts  test Thursday on the concepts covered in these pages. When finished, define the vocabulary on page 94 and complete the multiple choice and fill in the blank exercises. Email them to me when finished.

Wednesday-Assignment of 30-31. These are due by Friday.

Thursday-Work on WD 30-31

Friday-Finishing 30-31 and quiz

Radio Station:

Please start to use PSA forms for tech center this week as well as stressing the October 21st School/Community events.


Monday October 4-8

Personal Finance:

Monday-Finishing Apartment Rental Exercise. Due by Wednesday latest.

Tuesday-Due to NECAP scheduling, there will not be a 4th period Personal Finance Class Today.

Wednesday-Review of Chapter 7 concepts and exercises. Lecture on renting, rent terminology and renter/landlord rights.

Thursday-Insurance Binders are handed out. Please label them with your names and turn in once you have finished assigned readings and work. For today: Read Introduction/Chapter 1 Section. Complete Quick Quiz 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3. When finished, please read Chapter 2-Managing Risk and complete Quick Quiz 2.1 and 2.2. These are to be handed in by the end of class on Friday the 8th of October. YOU WILL BE SEEING THE TERMS AND CONCEPTS COVERED HERE ON A FUTURE QUIZ!

Friday-Current Event.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100929/ap_on_bi_ge/us_census_recession_s_impact

Please see instructor for corresponding questions. This is due by the end of class on Monday.

Comp Apps:

Monday-Working on WD 20-23, due on Tuesday.

Tuesday-WD 20-23 is due today! When completed, you are to emai lthem to me and move on to WD 24-27, which is due tomorrow.

Wednesday-Thursday In textbook, you are to read Lesson 3 (WD 63-94). Expect to see a skills test next week on the concepts covered in these pages. When finished, define the vocabulary on page 94 and complete the multiple choice and fill in the blank exercises. Email them to me when finished.

Thursday-Working on textbook assignment. These are due by the end of class Friday. When finished, please move on to WD 28 & 29.

Friday-WD 28&29 are due today. After you have finished and emailed them to me, you are to move on to the current event.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/os-video-games-rewire-brain-20100924,0,6046668.story

See instructor for questions that correspond to it.