9th Grade Advisory Class     Fall Semester A Mr. Estrella Production         Created by Mr. Estrella
You Should Know:                • You’ll need a flash                  drive or check one out                  from me, bu...
You Should Know:            • I will randomly check              your agendas.            • Wednesdays are Dress          ...
Fall Semester1.       School Rules &         Expectations2.       MCLC Orientation3.       High School Diploma4.       Stu...
Section-1    School Rules &     Expectations  (Review the MCLCInformational Packet)        Created by Mr. Estrella
School Rules / Norms • Look over parent signed form (Green Form)          Created by Mr. Estrella
Section-2  MCLC Orientation(handout to be signed)        Created by Mr. Estrella
Poster About You• Write very neatly• Spotlight: Picture of you• Upper right corner: a picture of  something you really lik...
Section-3Your High School Diploma            Created by Mr. Estrella
My Dream Cars    Created by Mr. Estrella
Dream House   Created by Mr. Estrella
Graduation Requirements       • You need a total of 230         credits       • Each class is 5         credits/semester. ...
Graduation Requirements       Requirement “A”        Social Studies • 30 credits   – World History (1 year)   – U.S. Histo...
Graduation Requirements       Requirement “B”           English • 40 credits   – English 9A, 9B   – English 10A, 10B   – A...
Graduation Requirements        Requirement “C”             Math • 20 credits • 9th – 11th Grade   – Algebra 1A, 1B   – Geo...
Graduation Requirements       Requirement “D”         Lab Science • 20 credits   – 10 credits in biological science     (l...
Graduation Requirements       Requirement “E”       World Languages • Not required for HS diploma   – 2 years minimum for ...
Graduation Requirements      Requirement “F”  Visual & Performing Arts • 10 credits   – Visual & Performing Art Class     ...
Graduation Requirements       Requirement “G”          Electives • 70-75 credits           Created by Mr. Estrella
Graduation Requirements        Additional LAUSD• Applied Technology 10 credits• Health 5 credits• Physical Education 20 cr...
Grade Point Average (GPA)•   A = 4.0•   B = 3.0•   C = 2.0•   D = 1.0•   F = 0.0        So what is a good GPA?            ...
Figure out a GPA for this           student1. List each class you have and its grade2. Write a 0(F), 1(D), 2(C), 3(B) or 4...
Senior Portfolioincludes:• cover letter• personal statement• three letters of recommendation• resume• awards• specialized ...
Non-course requirements• Computer Literacy for the Class of  2004 and beyond. (Class, or test  out) See  Computer Literacy...
CAHSEE• California High  School Exit Exam• There are many  opportunities during  high school to take  and pass the test.• ...
HW: 4 Year Plan Worksheet1. Fill out the 9th grade section of your   four year plan. Include 1st and 2nd   semester.   Hea...
Adult School• Designed for students who did not  complete high school and are 16 years  and older.• You can get a General ...
Section 1 Part 1 Review1.   How many credits do you get for each class?2.   How many credits do you need to graduate     f...
Distance Learning• A variety of  required classes  for graduation are  offered through  online companies  granting high  s...
H.S. Enrichment Program at  a Community College -           LACC      • Gain special admission as        a ‘gifted’ 10th g...
Section-4Study Skills / Note Taking   / Test Taking Skills         Created by Mr. Estrella
In-Class Secrets!                        • Review before                          class what you                          ...
Secrets of Taking Notes                     • Separate notebook for                       each class                     •...
More Secrets of Taking       Notes                                • Ask                                  Questions!!!     ...
More Secrets of Taking       Notes                                • Schedule HW                                  & Study t...
Section 2 Part 1 Review  1.   What is recommended you do before going       to class?  2.   Where is the best place to sit...
Homework & Studying 1. Get An Assignment Book / Agenda    Book – should have a separate    space for everyday of the schoo...
Prioritize School WorkClass     Assignment     Time NeededHistory   Read 10 pages       1 hourMath      P. 45 # 1-15      ...
Study Skills – Dedicated        Space     • Find a “dedicated” space     • Should have a desk or flat       surface     • ...
What to do when reading      • Goal List for the study session –          ex. How many pages do you          want to finis...
Section 2 Part 2 Review 1. What should your agenda book    have a separate space for? 2. When should you plan your weekly ...
Journal1. What is the most valuable thing you own?2. If you could trade places with a celebrity for aday, who would you ch...
Section-5Goal Setting  Created by Mr. Estrella
Today’s Journal - date  • If someone told you had exactly    9 minutes to live, what would you    do in those 9 minutes?  ...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals  Warm-Up• Use one side of a paper to  Identify three goals that you  hope to accomplish in...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals  Objectives• Differentiate between  short-term goals and  long-term goals.• Describe six  ...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals    Kinds of Goals• A goal is something you  work toward and hope to  achieve.• Short-term ...
Section 5 Setting Healthy GoalsThe all important - Action Plan• An Action Plan is  a set of directions  that help you  rea...
Journal Entry for “date”1.What are two obstacles that arepreventing you from getting goodgrades?2.How do they affect you?3...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals     4S-Setting Goals•   Safe Goals should not be    harmful to you or others.•   Satisfyin...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals       Be mature• “Take joy in your  success, NOT in  the failure of  others”.           Cr...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals       Review 51. Goal2. Short Term Goal3. Long Term Goal4. Action Plan5. What does the fol...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”1. Specific The steps to achieve your goals   should b...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals   8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”2. Measureable: How will    you know if you’re    ma...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals     Short Term Goal Flow ChartA. Create a personal short   term goal for yourself   (to be...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals    8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”• 6. End Step: how will  you know when  you’ve reac...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”8. Inspirational: how would    you feel if you had it....
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals       Long Term Goal Flow Chart•   Create a personal    long term goal for    yourself for...
HW: Make a short term and long term goalflowchart. Under each of the to-do boxes(minimum 3), write 3 things that need to b...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals                      4 Goal Video Questions1. What percentage of students   drop out?2. Ou...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals                   4Ask-2-TeachersTeacher #1 _________   1. What college did you go to?   2...
Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals                     4Action Plan• Do the “SMARTER-I”• List the rewards you  will have when...
Section 5 Setting Healthy GoalsCh. 2 Review 61. Differentiate between short-  term goals and long-term goals.2. Describe 8...
Go To College   Homework: Short Term                                           Get 3.6 to 4.0   Pick a College    Join Clu...
Go To College   Homework: Long Term                       Get 3.6 to 4.0                                             GPA  ...
HW: A letter to your teachers           • typed           • have all your teachers sign the one page.           •Due on .....
Section-6 CareerPlanning        Created by Mr. Estrella
Interest Inventory & Skill      Assessments• ASVAB: Armed  Services Vocational  Aptitude Battery –  The military provides ...
Online Resources• California Career Zone: this web  site provides self assessments with  900 occupations and 300 career  v...
Homework• Create a cover page with your name,  period, date and title (My 10 Career  Matches) on it.• Copy 10 careers you ...
CA Career Zone• Realistic: Jobs that require athletic or  mechanical ability, working with objects,  machines, tools, plan...
CA Career Zone• Social: Likes to work with people to  inform, help, train, enlighten, develop or  cure. Also may be skille...
California Career Zone• Below is a summary of possible  responses  – Investigative 23  – Artistic 14  – Realistic 6  – Con...
CaliforniaColleges.eduStep 1 – On top choose the “career” tab and  choose “student-career matching assistant”Step 2 – fill...
Occupational Outlook       Handbook• It is a nationally recognized source of  career information.• It includes:   –Trainin...
Section 3 Review1. What is the ASVAB and who gives   it?2. What can you learn from the   CACareer Zone?3. What is the most...
Section 7 –Preparing for  College          Created by Mr. Estrella
A-G College Requirements • The “a-g” requirements can be summarized as   follows:    – (a) History / Social Science – Two ...
A-G College Requirements• (e) Language Other Than English – Two  years of the same language other than  English.• (f) Visu...
About College Degrees• A.A. or A.S. (Associate of Arts or  Associate of Science) – 2 years of  community college• B.A. or ...
Advance Placement (AP)       Classes    • Courses during high school      may give you college credits      or advanced pl...
College Entrance Exams• In order to apply to most  colleges/universities you will  be required to take an  entrance exam.•...
College Entrance ExamsSAT I consists of:• Verbal• MathSAT II required for University of Calif.• Subject tests are required...
College Entrance Exams Preliminary SAT (PSAT) • Many students choose to take a   preliminary college test in October   of ...
9th Grade: Freshman Year• See your school counselor and  complete your 4 year plan• Make sure your classes meet the  admis...
9th Grade: Freshman Year• Begin investigating college and career  resources• Attend a Career Day, College Fair or visit a ...
10th Grade: Sophomore Year• Check your classes on your 4 year  plan and modify as needed• Make sure your fall and spring  ...
10th Grade: Sophomore Year• Continue your extracurricular  activities, sports and/or volunteer  work• Plan summer activiti...
11th Grade: Junior Year• Modify your 4 year plan as needed• Make sure your classes this year meet  career/college admissio...
11th Grade: Junior Year• Sign up for the PSAT in October• Review PSAT scores in December and  find teachers or tutors to h...
12th Grade: Senior Year•   Sign up for ACT or SAT tests•   Get recommendation letters•   Submit financial aid forms•   Get...
College Fairs                              • It is an event                                where                          ...
Be Careful!• Is the program approved by the CA. Bureau for  Private and Postsecondary and Vocational  Education?• Is the s...
• Bryman College                      now called Everest                      College.                    • Everest Colleg...
Community Colleges                   • Some students who mess up in                     high school or just don’t know    ...
College Info                    At college you will                      pursue:                    • your career goals   ...
College Info.    • Develop a list of 5 to 20 colleges      to carefully research during high      school.    • During your...
College Info               Factors to Consider               • Reputation of the college               • Selectivity – how...
Top CA Universities      Stanford, California Institute of       Technology (Cal Tech), UC       Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UC ...
Entrance Requirements      • UC schools: Top 4% of        graduating class. Out of every        100 seniors, you have to b...
Entrance Requirements          • Private Colleges / Universities          • Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc...               ...
College Info   • Associate Degree: 2 yrs.     college   • Bachelors Degree: 4 yrs.     college   • Masters Degree: 6 yrs. ...
Graduate School                     •       Lawyers                     •       Doctors / surgeons                     •  ...
College Review1.   What is an apprenticeship?2.   What is a vocational school?3.   What is an undergraduate student?4.   W...
Finding a college / university Step 1 – www.csumentor.edu Step 2 – Look in the middle of the web   page for the word “expl...
College Assignment –  www.csumentor.edu• Choose 5 of your top 10 careers you like  most so far. - don’t worry, you’re not ...
Finding a College/UniversityStep 1 - www.californiacolleges.eduStep 2 – “explore colleges and careers” tabStep 3 – choose ...
College LinksThis is on page 55 of the handbook  – highlight it.• www.aiccu.edu : links to colleges• www.cga.edu : info re...
HW: Section 4• Go to two of the following college campuses  and take 3 photographs of you. Be sure the  sign shows up with...
How to Pay for College• College counselor can come in and  talk about options• Begin saving           Created by Mr. Estre...
Section 4 Review             1. List what you think are               the three most               important things to do ...
MilitaryOptions           Created by Mr. Estrella
Model Ships             Yamato Battleship             McHales Navy             Pearl Harbor Movie             Blacksheep T...
Military                                             •   Coast Guard                                             •   Navy ...
Military                                               •   Coast Guard                                               •   N...
Military                                          •   Coast Guard                                          •   Navy       ...
Military                                            •   Coast Guard                                            •   Navy   ...
USCG                •     Law Enforcement                •     Pollution Enforcement                •     Search & Rescue ...
USCG Yay!Created by Mr. Estrella
Navy     •     On-the-ground medical and           construction support for Marines in           Iraq;     •     Surveilla...
Air Force• All types of training to do  with airplanes –       –    Pilots       –    Air Traffic Controllers       –    A...
Army     • Could get training in       mechanics, umm….       guns tooCreated by Mr. Estrella
Marines              • Usually are in the                middle of the fighting,                good luck! Very tough     ...
Military Review1.   List the 5 military branches?2.   What are three benefits of being in the     military?3.   What is th...
U.S. Military Academies            • U.S. Coast Guard Academy at              New London Connecticut            • U.S. Nav...
U.S. Military Academies               • Graduates receive a                 commission as an officer.               • You ...
U.S. Military Academies    •   Social Security Number    •   U.S. Citizen    •   Between 17-23 yrs old    •   Unmarried   ...
Apprenticeships &Vocational Schools      Created by Mr. Estrella
Apprenticeships       • There are 800 recognized         apprenticeship occupations         in the service,         manufa...
Apprenticeships            • Typically, an              apprenticeship program              can take from 3 to 5          ...
Assembly Bill AB 540• Immigrant students in CA may be eligible to pay  instate tuition at CA community colleges, UC  and C...
Vocational & Technical       Schools                 • Various programs in                   such fields as               ...
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  • Bt 9th grade advisory semester1

    1. 1. 9th Grade Advisory Class Fall Semester A Mr. Estrella Production Created by Mr. Estrella
    2. 2. You Should Know: • You’ll need a flash drive or check one out from me, but if you lose $8 by… ? • You’ll need an e-mail address by..? E-mail me saying you have one. • My e-mail address is restrell@lausd.net • My web page is www.mrestrella.com Created by Mr. Estrella
    3. 3. You Should Know: • I will randomly check your agendas. • Wednesdays are Dress For Success. • Thursdays are Silent Reading. • Office Hours are Mondays after school. • Closed before school & during lunch. Created by Mr. Estrella
    4. 4. Fall Semester1. School Rules & Expectations2. MCLC Orientation3. High School Diploma4. Study Skills, Note Taking & Test Taking5. Goal Setting6. Career Planning7. Preparing for College8. Opportunities in the Military Created by Mr. Estrella
    5. 5. Section-1 School Rules & Expectations (Review the MCLCInformational Packet) Created by Mr. Estrella
    6. 6. School Rules / Norms • Look over parent signed form (Green Form) Created by Mr. Estrella
    7. 7. Section-2 MCLC Orientation(handout to be signed) Created by Mr. Estrella
    8. 8. Poster About You• Write very neatly• Spotlight: Picture of you• Upper right corner: a picture of something you really like to do a lot! Ex. Skateboarding, biking, basketball, etc…• Travel Guide: Put a picture of a favorite place you’ve gone.• Due on …? Created by Mr. Estrella
    9. 9. Section-3Your High School Diploma Created by Mr. Estrella
    10. 10. My Dream Cars Created by Mr. Estrella
    11. 11. Dream House Created by Mr. Estrella
    12. 12. Graduation Requirements • You need a total of 230 credits • Each class is 5 credits/semester. • Advisory = 2 ½ credits / semester Created by Mr. Estrella
    13. 13. Graduation Requirements Requirement “A” Social Studies • 30 credits – World History (1 year) – U.S. History (1 year) – Principles of American Democracy (1 semester) – Economics (1 semester) Created by Mr. Estrella
    14. 14. Graduation Requirements Requirement “B” English • 40 credits – English 9A, 9B – English 10A, 10B – American Literature & Contemporary Composition – 12th Grade Composition & English Literature Elective Created by Mr. Estrella
    15. 15. Graduation Requirements Requirement “C” Math • 20 credits • 9th – 11th Grade – Algebra 1A, 1B – Geometry – Algebra 2A, 2B Created by Mr. Estrella
    16. 16. Graduation Requirements Requirement “D” Lab Science • 20 credits – 10 credits in biological science (living) • Biology A & B – 10 credits in physical science (non- living) • Chemistry A & B • Physics A & B Created by Mr. Estrella
    17. 17. Graduation Requirements Requirement “E” World Languages • Not required for HS diploma – 2 years minimum for college Created by Mr. Estrella
    18. 18. Graduation Requirements Requirement “F” Visual & Performing Arts • 10 credits – Visual & Performing Art Class Created by Mr. Estrella
    19. 19. Graduation Requirements Requirement “G” Electives • 70-75 credits Created by Mr. Estrella
    20. 20. Graduation Requirements Additional LAUSD• Applied Technology 10 credits• Health 5 credits• Physical Education 20 credits• Total Required Credits = 230 to get your HS diploma Created by Mr. Estrella
    21. 21. Grade Point Average (GPA)• A = 4.0• B = 3.0• C = 2.0• D = 1.0• F = 0.0 So what is a good GPA? Created by Mr. Estrella
    22. 22. Figure out a GPA for this student1. List each class you have and its grade2. Write a 0(F), 1(D), 2(C), 3(B) or 4(A) next to the letter grade you got. Ex: Health “A” 4 Math “B” 3 English “B” 3 P.E. “A” 4 History “A” 4 Biology “B” 3 Sum 21 then divide by the number of classes (6) = 3.5 GPA Created by Mr. Estrella
    23. 23. Senior Portfolioincludes:• cover letter• personal statement• three letters of recommendation• resume• awards• specialized electives• extra-curricular activities Created by Mr. Estrella
    24. 24. Non-course requirements• Computer Literacy for the Class of 2004 and beyond. (Class, or test out) See Computer Literacy Criteria Checklist.• Career Pathways for the Class of 2006 and Beyond.• Service Learning for the Class of 2007 and Beyond. Created by Mr. Estrella
    25. 25. CAHSEE• California High School Exit Exam• There are many opportunities during high school to take and pass the test.• The test consists of English and mathematics. Created by Mr. Estrella
    26. 26. HW: 4 Year Plan Worksheet1. Fill out the 9th grade section of your four year plan. Include 1st and 2nd semester. Headers are: Class / Grade / Credits2. What was your GPA for your first semester? Created by Mr. Estrella
    27. 27. Adult School• Designed for students who did not complete high school and are 16 years and older.• You can get a General Educational Development (GED).• High School students can enroll to make up credits towards graduation or to enrich your high school program.• Requires Contreras and parent permission. Created by Mr. Estrella
    28. 28. Section 1 Part 1 Review1. How many credits do you get for each class?2. How many credits do you need to graduate from HS?3. What is a good GPA number?4. Calculate the following GPA: 3 As, 3 Bs5. What is the name of the test you have to pass to graduate and consists of math and English?6. How old do you have to be to enroll in adult school?7. What kind of diploma can you get from adult school?8. Whose permission do you need to attend adult school if by Mr. Estrella still in high school? Created you are
    29. 29. Distance Learning• A variety of required classes for graduation are offered through online companies granting high school credit. Created by Mr. Estrella
    30. 30. H.S. Enrichment Program at a Community College - LACC • Gain special admission as a ‘gifted’ 10th grade student in an enrichment program not offered in your school’s curriculum. Requires a recommendation from your principal or counselor, parental approval, a minimum GPA of 2.5 Created by Mr. Estrella
    31. 31. Section-4Study Skills / Note Taking / Test Taking Skills Created by Mr. Estrella
    32. 32. In-Class Secrets! • Review before class what you covered the last class session • Sit Up Front • Taking Notes: – Listen for Key Phrases: Ex. “this will be on the test”, “its important that you know that”, “this is a key point”. Created by Mr. Estrella
    33. 33. Secrets of Taking Notes • Separate notebook for each class • Notebooks with wide margins for later notes • Create abbreviations, Ex. w/ =“with”, + = “and” for taking notes • Don’t write every word • Copy anything on slides or on the board • You can write the key points in your own words • Cornell Notes Created by Mr. Estrella
    34. 34. More Secrets of Taking Notes • Ask Questions!!! Your notes will be better when it all makes sense to you. • Compare notes with your friends after school. Created by Mr. Estrella
    35. 35. More Secrets of Taking Notes • Schedule HW & Study time everyday at the same time. – Ex. 3:15 – 5pm Created by Mr. Estrella
    36. 36. Section 2 Part 1 Review 1. What is recommended you do before going to class? 2. Where is the best place to sit? 3. What should especially listen for when a teacher is giving a lecture? Give two examples of this. 4. Why are papers with wide margins recommended? 5. What was the recommendation on where to keep your subject notes? 6. List 5 abbreviations you can use in note- taking. You may create your own now. 7. What are three things that should always be written down in your notes? 8. What is reflecting? Created by Mr. Estrella
    37. 37. Homework & Studying 1. Get An Assignment Book / Agenda Book – should have a separate space for everyday of the school week. Be specific when writing HW 2. Make a schedule and stick to it people! 3. Plan your weekly schedule – your agenda should have a calendar. 4. Can make a daily schedule for busy days Created by Mr. Estrella
    38. 38. Prioritize School WorkClass Assignment Time NeededHistory Read 10 pages 1 hourMath P. 45 # 1-15 1 hourHealth Study for Friday Test 45 mins.Then Prioritize: number them in importance Created by Mr. Estrella
    39. 39. Study Skills – Dedicated Space • Find a “dedicated” space • Should have a desk or flat surface • Stay away from distractions – No tv nearby – Stay away from a distracting view – Stay away from the phone – Stay away from the house stereo – many students stop working to change the stations. Created by Mr. Estrella
    40. 40. What to do when reading • Goal List for the study session – ex. How many pages do you want to finish at this time. • Get an idea of what you’re about to read by looking at the section titles of the book. • Read the summary of the chapter or section before you begin reading it • While reading, pay attention to words in italics and or in bold • Create questions on one side of an index card and answers on the other side as you read Created by Mr. Estrella
    41. 41. Section 2 Part 2 Review 1. What should your agenda book have a separate space for? 2. When should you plan your weekly schedule? 3. What can you do for busy days? 4. What does prioritize mean? 5. What is a study “dedicated space”? 6. List 4 common study/homework distractions at home. Created by Mr. Estrella
    42. 42. Journal1. What is the most valuable thing you own?2. If you could trade places with a celebrity for aday, who would you choose and why?3. What have you found to be the best way torelieve tension?4. If you could choose only two movies to watchever again, what would they be?5. Name three things you wanted as a child butnever got. Created by Mr. Estrella
    43. 43. Section-5Goal Setting Created by Mr. Estrella
    44. 44. Today’s Journal - date • If someone told you had exactly 9 minutes to live, what would you do in those 9 minutes? • Describe your dream house. Created by Mr. Estrella
    45. 45. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Warm-Up• Use one side of a paper to Identify three goals that you hope to accomplish in high school.• three goals that you hope to accomplish within the next 10 years. Created by Mr. Estrella
    46. 46. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Objectives• Differentiate between short-term goals and long-term goals.• Describe six suggestions for setting goals.• Develop an action plan to achieve a personal goal. Randy Bausche Pursue Your Passion Created by Mr. Estrella
    47. 47. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Kinds of Goals• A goal is something you work toward and hope to achieve.• Short-term goals can be achieved in days, weeks or a few months.• Long-term goals may take a year to many years to achieve. Created by Mr. Estrella
    48. 48. Section 5 Setting Healthy GoalsThe all important - Action Plan• An Action Plan is a set of directions that help you reach your goal. Go To College• Starts with the flow chart. Get 3.6 to Pick a Join Clubs 4.0 GPA College that and Sports has what I like Created by Mr. Estrella
    49. 49. Journal Entry for “date”1.What are two obstacles that arepreventing you from getting goodgrades?2.How do they affect you?3.Do you think there are anysolutions?4.How do you think your currentgrades will affect you in the future? Created by Mr. Estrella
    50. 50. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4S-Setting Goals• Safe Goals should not be harmful to you or others.• Satisfying You should feel good about yourself when you reach your goals.• Similar Set goals that work well together and do not contradict one another.• Supported Your goals should be supported by your parents or other responsible adults. Created by Mr. Estrella
    51. 51. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Be mature• “Take joy in your success, NOT in the failure of others”. Created by Mr. Estrella
    52. 52. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Review 51. Goal2. Short Term Goal3. Long Term Goal4. Action Plan5. What does the following phrase mean in teenager language? “Take joy in your success, not in the failure of others”6. What are the 4 Ss in goal setting?Created by Mr. Estrella
    53. 53. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”1. Specific The steps to achieve your goals should be clear. Make a flow chart & a To-Do list for each “square”. Ex. “get in shape” how? Run for 30 mins. everyday Go To College Get 3.6 to 4.0 Pick a College Join Clubs GPA that has what I and / or Sports like Created by Mr. Estrella
    54. 54. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”2. Measureable: How will you know if you’re making progress?3. Achievable: Do I have time?4. Realistic: Is it important and will you do it. Set realistic goals that you can really hope to achieve.5. Time Specific: choose a time to do it and deadlines. Treat it like a school project that must be turned in! by Mr. Estrella Created
    55. 55. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Short Term Goal Flow ChartA. Create a personal short term goal for yourself (to be achieved by June). Draw a flow chart then for each “square” make a to-do list below each square. Each to-do item Go To College should have at least 3 things. Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has what I like Join Clubs and / or Sports• If it is a thing that needs to be done daily, write the time when you’ll do it. Created by Mr. Estrella
    56. 56. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”• 6. End Step: how will you know when you’ve reached it?• 7. Read It Daily: Very important you can see it daily and remind yourself of your goal. When will you do this? Where will it be? Created by Mr. Estrella
    57. 57. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 8 Steps to setting Goals “Smarter-I”8. Inspirational: how would you feel if you had it. Create a small collage of it. Hang it up on your locker, door, wall, etc… Created by Mr. Estrella
    58. 58. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals Long Term Goal Flow Chart• Create a personal long term goal for yourself for graduation time).• Draw a flow chart then under each Go To College “square” make a to-do list. Each to-do item Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has Join Clubs and / or should have at least 3 what I like Sports things. If it is a thing that needs to be done Will Smith on Goals daily, write the time Preaching Goals when you’ll do it. Created by Mr. Estrella
    59. 59. HW: Make a short term and long term goalflowchart. Under each of the to-do boxes(minimum 3), write 3 things that need to bedone to achieve what is in the box. Go To College Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has what I Join Clubs and / or Sports like1. Blah blah 1. Blah blah 1. Blah blah 2. Blah blah2. Blah blah 2. Blah blah 3. Blah blah3. Blah blah 3. Blah blah Created by Mr. Estrella
    60. 60. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4 Goal Video Questions1. What percentage of students drop out?2. Out of every 100 students, how many is that?3. According to this individual, what is the #1 & 2 reason why he believes students drop out? Created by Mr. Estrella
    61. 61. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4Ask-2-TeachersTeacher #1 _________ 1. What college did you go to? 2. What were the two most important things you did during high school that helped you get into college? 3. What is the most important lesson you’ve learned about life? 4. Give us a tip about creating and completing goals.Teacher #2 ___________ etc… Created by Mr. EstrellaDUE IN 2 SCHOOL DAYS
    62. 62. Section 5 Setting Healthy Goals 4Action Plan• Do the “SMARTER-I”• List the rewards you will have when you reach your goal.• Which influences can hurt you and which can help you.• Girls New Years Res Created by Mr. Estrella
    63. 63. Section 5 Setting Healthy GoalsCh. 2 Review 61. Differentiate between short- term goals and long-term goals.2. Describe 8 suggestions for setting goals. Created by Mr. Estrella
    64. 64. Go To College Homework: Short Term Get 3.6 to 4.0 Pick a College Join Clubs and GPA that has what I / or Sports like Action Plan1. Develop an action plan to achieve one personal short term goal for yourself (something you can do by June). On computer paper draw a neat flow chart. On a separate sheet, type the to- do list.2. Answer “I-SMARTER”.3. Make the collage. Created by Mr. Estrella
    65. 65. Go To College Homework: Long Term Get 3.6 to 4.0 GPA Pick a College that has what I Join Clubs and Action Plan / or Sports like1. Develop an action plan to achieve one personal long term goal for yourself (something you can do at the end of your senior year). On computer paper draw a neat flow chart. On a separate sheet, type the to-do list.2. Answer “I-SMARTER”.3. Make the collage. Created by Mr. Estrella
    66. 66. HW: A letter to your teachers • typed • have all your teachers sign the one page. •Due on ...?Dear Teacher, My 9th grade advisory teacher has asked me to let my teachers know my short and long term goals so that you can help me link your subject to my goals and I may better understand why this class should be important to me.My short term goals are…My long term goals are…Thank you for taking the time to better understand me.Sincerely, … student signature1. ______________2. ______________ Created by Mr. Estrella
    67. 67. Section-6 CareerPlanning Created by Mr. Estrella
    68. 68. Interest Inventory & Skill Assessments• ASVAB: Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – The military provides free to high schools. The most widely used multiple aptitude test battery •Coast Guard in the world. •Navy• Practice tests are •Air Force available on the •Army internet. Created by Mr. Estrella •Marines
    69. 69. Online Resources• California Career Zone: this web site provides self assessments with 900 occupations and 300 career videos.• www.cacareerzone.com – Choose “flash” – Go to “Assess Yourself” – Then choose “Interest Profiler” – Start a new interest profiler – Copy your results with the scores Created by Mr. Estrella
    70. 70. Homework• Create a cover page with your name, period, date and title (My 10 Career Matches) on it.• Copy 10 careers you like the most from your list. – Type a good description of each career – Include the salary range – Include the education required – Watch the videos if available and be ready to answer questions about what they do – Due in 1 week by Mr. Estrella Created
    71. 71. CA Career Zone• Realistic: Jobs that require athletic or mechanical ability, working with objects, machines, tools, plants or animals or being outdoors• Investigative: Jobs with people who like to observe, learn, investigate, analyze, evaluate or solve problems• Artistic: Jobs in artistic, innovative or institutional abilities, and like to work in unstructured creative situations Created by Mr. Estrella
    72. 72. CA Career Zone• Social: Likes to work with people to inform, help, train, enlighten, develop or cure. Also may be skilled with words.• Enterprising: Interested in jobs where you work with people to influence, perform, persuade or lead for organizational goals or economic gain.• Conventional: jobs working with data (numbers), clerical tasks, carrying things out in detail or following instructions Created by Mr. Estrella
    73. 73. California Career Zone• Below is a summary of possible responses – Investigative 23 – Artistic 14 – Realistic 6 – Conventional 6 – Enterprising 4 – Social 3 Created by Mr. Estrella
    74. 74. CaliforniaColleges.eduStep 1 – On top choose the “career” tab and choose “student-career matching assistant”Step 2 – fill out the 3 highest interest categoriesStep 3 – choose “ figure out which college or university you want to attend”.Step 4 – for industry focus, pick one area that sounds the most interesting, you can always repeat this later.Step 5 – For work activity – choose what kind of stuff you would like to do in your career.Step 6 – select “view matching careers”Copy any 5 careers from the list that sound the most interesting. Created by Mr. Estrella
    75. 75. Occupational Outlook Handbook• It is a nationally recognized source of career information.• It includes: –Training and education needed. –Salary –Job Prospects –Job Description –Working Conditions Copies are available in the Career Center or online at www.bls.gov/oco/home.htm Created by Mr. Estrella
    76. 76. Section 3 Review1. What is the ASVAB and who gives it?2. What can you learn from the CACareer Zone?3. What is the most important book on jobs? What information is in it? Where can you see one? Created by Mr. Estrella
    77. 77. Section 7 –Preparing for College Created by Mr. Estrella
    78. 78. A-G College Requirements • The “a-g” requirements can be summarized as follows: – (a) History / Social Science – Two years, including one year of world history, cultures, and historical geography and one year of U.S. history or one-half year of U.S. history and one-half year of civics or American government. – (b) English – Four years of college preparatory English that include frequent and regular writing, and reading of classic and modern literature. – (c) Mathematics – Three years of college preparatory mathematics that include the topics covered in elementary and advanced algebra and two- and three- dimensional geometry. – (d) Laboratory Science – Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of these three disciplines: biology, chemistry, and physics. Created by Mr. Estrella
    79. 79. A-G College Requirements• (e) Language Other Than English – Two years of the same language other than English.• (f) Visual & Performing Arts – One year, including dance, drama/theater, music, or visual art.• (g) College Preparatory Elective – One year (two semesters), chosen from additional “a-f” courses beyond those used to satisfy the requirements above, or courses that have been approved solely for use as “g” electives. Created by Mr. Estrella
    80. 80. About College Degrees• A.A. or A.S. (Associate of Arts or Associate of Science) – 2 years of community college• B.A. or B.S. (Bachelors of Arts or Bachelors of Science) – 4 years of college/university• M.A. or M.S. (Masters Degree) – 1 or 2 more years after your bachelors.• PhD. Doctor of Philosophy – 1 to 3 years after your Masters. Created by Mr. Estrella
    81. 81. Advance Placement (AP) Classes • Courses during high school may give you college credits or advanced placement. • When you get to college, you may skip that class and go on to a more advanced class. • The downside – it is difficult and you don’t want a bad grade in it, so be careful. Created by Mr. Estrella
    82. 82. College Entrance Exams• In order to apply to most colleges/universities you will be required to take an entrance exam.• American College Test (ACT) – Consists of four parts 1. English 2. Math – (algebra, geometry, trigonometry) 3. Reading Comprehension 4. Science Reasoning Created by Mr. Estrella
    83. 83. College Entrance ExamsSAT I consists of:• Verbal• MathSAT II required for University of Calif.• Subject tests are required for admission and class level placement. Created by Mr. Estrella
    84. 84. College Entrance Exams Preliminary SAT (PSAT) • Many students choose to take a preliminary college test in October of their sophomore (10th) or junior (11th) year. • Provides you with an opportunity to see how you might do on the college admission tests. Created by Mr. Estrella
    85. 85. 9th Grade: Freshman Year• See your school counselor and complete your 4 year plan• Make sure your classes meet the admission requirements• Set your goals for your classes and personal life• Get involved in extracurricular activities, sports and/or volunteer work Created by Mr. Estrella
    86. 86. 9th Grade: Freshman Year• Begin investigating college and career resources• Attend a Career Day, College Fair or visit a college campus• Listen to speakers on the career area(s) of your interest• Meet with your counselor in the spring to plan which classes you will take during your 10th grade• Begin developing your portfolio Created by Mr. Estrella
    87. 87. 10th Grade: Sophomore Year• Check your classes on your 4 year plan and modify as needed• Make sure your fall and spring schedules of classes include career/college admission requirements• Take a career interest inventory• Visit more colleges• Work on your goals Created by Mr. Estrella
    88. 88. 10th Grade: Sophomore Year• Continue your extracurricular activities, sports and/or volunteer work• Plan summer activities for school, work, or community service• Meet with your school counselors in the spring to plan which classes you will take during the 11th grade.• Add to your portfolio Created by Mr. Estrella
    89. 89. 11th Grade: Junior Year• Modify your 4 year plan as needed• Make sure your classes this year meet career/college admission requirements• Work on your goals this year• Visit more colleges & attend college fairs• Contact your Congressional Representative to apply for a military academy. Ex. West Point, Created by Mr. Estrella
    90. 90. 11th Grade: Junior Year• Sign up for the PSAT in October• Review PSAT scores in December and find teachers or tutors to help you improve in weak areas.• Decide which Advanced Placement test you will take in March.• Meet with your school counselor in the spring to check graduation requirements and select your senior classes Created by Mr. Estrella
    91. 91. 12th Grade: Senior Year• Sign up for ACT or SAT tests• Get recommendation letters• Submit financial aid forms• Get college applications in Sep. and submit in Nov.• Send transcripts to colleges in Nov.• Athletes, get certified in May• Write thank-you letters in May• See your guide book for detailed monthly to-do items – P.16 Created by Mr. Estrella
    92. 92. College Fairs • It is an event where representatives for many colleges get together and give out information to students Created by Mr. Estrella
    93. 93. Be Careful!• Is the program approved by the CA. Bureau for Private and Postsecondary and Vocational Education?• Is the school accredited? By whom?• Have you toured the school?• How long has the school been in business?• How long will the training take?• What is the total cost, including tuition, fees, supplies and books?• Ask potential employers if they would hire graduates of the school and what they think of them.• Discuss your research with your parents and counselor before making a final decision. Created by Mr. Estrella
    94. 94. • Bryman College now called Everest College. • Everest College - Get MCreated by Mr. Estrella
    95. 95. Community Colleges • Some students who mess up in high school or just don’t know what they want to do attend community colleges. They are cheap and many transfer after two years to a university. • LACC, ELAC, Glendale, Santa Monica, Pasadena City College, etc…Home...Welcome to Los Angeles City College Created by Mr. Estrella
    96. 96. College Info At college you will pursue: • your career goals • broaden your interests • make new friends • make about 85% more money than those that do not go to college. • USC Intro • USC AdmissionsCreated by Mr. Estrella
    97. 97. College Info. • Develop a list of 5 to 20 colleges to carefully research during high school. • During your senior year, it is recommended you apply to about 5 or 6 of those colleges. • 2 should be a “sure bet”. • 2 should be a “maybe accepted” • 2 should be a “go for it” • HSUCreated by Mr. Estrella
    98. 98. College Info Factors to Consider • Reputation of the college • Selectivity – how difficult is it to be accepted? • Accreditation • Your major? • Special Programs • Class sizes • Location • Size of college • Student Body Stanford Intro Stanford Setting Stanford Crowd Stanford AcademicsCreated by Mr. Estrella
    99. 99. Top CA Universities Stanford, California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech), UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, USC, UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Scripps College and Occidental College. UC Berkeley Setting UC Berkeley Crowd UC Berkeley Academics UC Berkeley Admissions Created by Mr. Estrella
    100. 100. Entrance Requirements • UC schools: Top 4% of graduating class. Out of every 100 seniors, you have to be in the top 4 students. • Cal State: Out of 100 seniors, you have to be in the top 25-30 students. • Community Colleges: all high school graduates and anyone over 18 yrs. UCLA Intro UCLA Dorm Life UCLA Admissions Created by Mr. Estrella
    101. 101. Entrance Requirements • Private Colleges / Universities • Harvard, Yale, Stanford, etc... – Univ. of Cal. A-G Requirements – Advanced Placement classes – Honor classes – International baccalaureate classes – Leadership roles / Athletics – Special interests or talents – High GPA and high SAT/ACT scores / Strong letters of recommendation Harvard Setting Harvard Academics Harvard Admissions Yale Academics Yale Admissions Created by Mr. Estrella
    102. 102. College Info • Associate Degree: 2 yrs. college • Bachelors Degree: 4 yrs. college • Masters Degree: 6 yrs. College • Doctorate Degree (PhD): 7-8 yrs. Graduate School is a Masters or Doctorate program. Created by Mr. Estrella
    103. 103. Graduate School • Lawyers • Doctors / surgeons • Veterinarians • Teachers • They must first get a Bachelors Degree (BA or BS) in: • Lawyer -> legal studies, justice studies • Doctors -> biological sciences • Veterinarians -> animal science / zoology • Teachers -> any subject Created by Mr. Estrella
    104. 104. College Review1. What is an apprenticeship?2. What is a vocational school?3. What is an undergraduate student?4. What is a bachelors degree?5. What is a masters degree?6. What is a PhD?7. What is graduate school?8. What are the benefits of going to college/university?9. What are the benefits of a community college?BRING YOUR 10 CHOSEN CAREERS NEXT Created by Mr. Estrella TIME
    105. 105. Finding a college / university Step 1 – www.csumentor.edu Step 2 – Look in the middle of the web page for the word “explore”, under it Step 3 - choose “and more”. Step 4 – “explore majors” Step 5 – choose “majors” Step 6 – go down to “list of majors” & click on the “majors”. Step 7 – choose 5 majors (careers) from your “10 Chosen Careers” list. Created by Mr. Estrella
    106. 106. College Assignment – www.csumentor.edu• Choose 5 of your top 10 careers you like most so far. - don’t worry, you’re not stuck with them for the rest of your life people!• Find 2 colleges you like the most for each major in CA.• Do you want to study in So. Cal., Central or Northern? Look at the CSU or UC campuses above to see the map of them.• No private colleges will be on this web site. Created by Mr. Estrella
    107. 107. Finding a College/UniversityStep 1 - www.californiacolleges.eduStep 2 – “explore colleges and careers” tabStep 3 – choose “ figure out which college or university you want to attend”.Step 4 – choose “undergraduate student- campus matching assistant” Created by Mr. Estrella
    108. 108. College LinksThis is on page 55 of the handbook – highlight it.• www.aiccu.edu : links to colleges• www.cga.edu : info re: USCG military academy• www.cvc.edu : California virtual campus• www.usma.edu : US Military Academy – West Point• www.usna.edu: US Naval Academy Created by Mr. Estrella
    109. 109. HW: Section 4• Go to two of the following college campuses and take 3 photographs of you. Be sure the sign shows up with you.• One in front of a sign with the university’s name• One in front of the admissions office• One in front of the libraryChoose from: CSU Long Beach, CSU Dominguez Hills, CSU Los Angeles, Pepperdine, UCLA, USC, Occidental College, Claremont Colleges – (Harvey Mudd, Spitzer, McKenna, Pomona College, Scripps), UC Riverside, La Verne Univ, St. Mary’s College, UC Santa Barbara, CSU Channel Islands, CSU Northridge, Loyola Marymount, CSU Fullerton, UC Irvine Created by Mr. Estrella
    110. 110. How to Pay for College• College counselor can come in and talk about options• Begin saving Created by Mr. Estrella
    111. 111. Section 4 Review 1. List what you think are the three most important things to do for each grade 2. When are college applications turned in? 3. What are college fairs? 4. Which two tests might you take during your senior year? Created by Mr. Estrella
    112. 112. MilitaryOptions Created by Mr. Estrella
    113. 113. Model Ships Yamato Battleship McHales Navy Pearl Harbor Movie Blacksheep TV B-17 TailgunnerCreated by Mr. Estrella
    114. 114. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army • Marines•The military is great if you’re unsure what you want to do afterhigh school. Four year commitment for active duty members.•More than 4100 different jobs.•90% have similar civilian jobs•80% of military jobs are non-combat nature.•Take the ASVAB in high school Created by Mr. Estrella
    115. 115. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army • Marines• Must be at least 17 yrs. old with a high school diploma•U.S. Citizen or have an immigration and naturalization servicealien registration card “green card”•Speak English fluently Created by Mr. Estrella
    116. 116. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army• Comparable to civilian pay • Marines•Thirty days of vacation per year•Free medical and dental benefits•Travel opportunities•Retirement benefits after 20 yrs. of work•College tuition assistance and tuition assistance after military•ROTC program in collegebyleading to a commission as an officer. Created Mr. EstrellaYou can receive $450-$500 a month for college during that time.
    117. 117. Military • Coast Guard • Navy • Air Force • Army • Marines• You can also join the Reserves. You get the same training asactive duty. Active Duty is when you are in full time. In thereserves, you only work one weekend a month and two weeks ayear. You may go through training your first two summers.•Every military person goes through basic training “boot camp” forabout 2 months.•Enlisted: a regular soldier•Officers: Usually have a college degree Created by Mr. Estrella
    118. 118. USCG • Law Enforcement • Pollution Enforcement • Search & Rescue • Anti-terrorism • Lots of training in law enforcement Bus Arrival Boot Camp USCG Boot Camp Music Collage USCG LE VideoCreated by Mr. Estrella
    119. 119. USCG Yay!Created by Mr. Estrella
    120. 120. Navy • On-the-ground medical and construction support for Marines in Iraq; • Surveillance by Navy ships and aircraft of suspected terrorists overseas; • Maritime intercept operations (MIO) aimed at identifying and intercepting terrorists or weapons of mass destruction at sea, or potentially threatening ships or aircraft that are in or approaching U.S. Navy Boot Camp Docum Navy Seal Music Video Navy SEALS TrainingCreated by Mr. Estrella
    121. 121. Air Force• All types of training to do with airplanes – – Pilots – Air Traffic Controllers – Airplane mechanics – Fire fighters Air Force Basic Training Instructors Air Force Boot Camp Music CollageCreated by Mr. Estrella
    122. 122. Army • Could get training in mechanics, umm…. guns tooCreated by Mr. Estrella
    123. 123. Marines • Usually are in the middle of the fighting, good luck! Very tough physical training! • Training may help you get law enforcement jobs Marine Boot Camp Hike Marine Drill Sargeants YellCreated by Mr. Estrella
    124. 124. Military Review1. List the 5 military branches?2. What are three benefits of being in the military?3. What is the difference between enlisted and an officer?4. What is active duty?5. What is a reservist?6. List two ways the military can help you pay for college?7. What test do you take in high school to see what areas you’re good in for the military?8. What is boot camp? Created by Mr. Estrella
    125. 125. U.S. Military Academies • U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London Connecticut • U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland • U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York • U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado Created by Mr. Estrella
    126. 126. U.S. Military Academies • Graduates receive a commission as an officer. • You have a 5 year commitment to serve in the military after graduation. • Tuition, room & board, medical and dental are all free! Created by Mr. Estrella
    127. 127. U.S. Military Academies • Social Security Number • U.S. Citizen • Between 17-23 yrs old • Unmarried • Not pregnant • No dependents • High SAT/ACT scores • Top 20 out of 100 seniors • Leadership in clubs, organizations, athletics, student government or involvement in community service • Nomination from a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator or Vice President of the United States • Pass a thorough medical exam • Pass a physical fitness test. Athletic ability is a plus • Apply in the 11th grade Created by Mr. Estrella
    128. 128. Apprenticeships &Vocational Schools Created by Mr. Estrella
    129. 129. Apprenticeships • There are 800 recognized apprenticeship occupations in the service, manufacturing, construction, public administration, retail trade, transportation and utilities. Ex. electricians, firefighters, machinists, automotive technicians, construction people. Created by Mr. Estrella
    130. 130. Apprenticeships • Typically, an apprenticeship program can take from 3 to 5 years of classroom and on-the-job training • Usually you get between $10 and $15 an hour. Up to $600 / week, then about $30 an hour or $1200 a week. • You need to be 18 yrs old • H.S. diploma Created by Mr. Estrella • Dedication to finish it.
    131. 131. Assembly Bill AB 540• Immigrant students in CA may be eligible to pay instate tuition at CA community colleges, UC and CSU. – Attend a CA high school for three yrs. – Graduate from a CA high school – Sign a statement/affidavit with the colleges or university promising that you will apply for legal residency with INS as soon as you are eligible to do so. Created by Mr. Estrella
    132. 132. Vocational & Technical Schools • Various programs in such fields as automotive mechanics, health care, computer, cosmetology, truck driving, etc… • Do a cost comparison at community colleges first. Created by Mr. Estrella

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