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Final Version1

  1. 1. What’s in a name? If someone asks you what team you’re on what do you say?
  2. 2. The Value of Your Name <ul><li>Your parents probably had several long discussions about what to name you. </li></ul><ul><li>Your name is a huge part of your identity. It’s the first step in separating yourself from others and being an individual. </li></ul><ul><li>In many cultures names have meanings and people attempt to live up to those meanings. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Meaning of Your Name <ul><li>Justin : means justice or one who is just. </li></ul><ul><li>Jake : means 1.to take the place of (another), as through force, scheming, strategy, or the like. 2.to replace (one thing) by something else. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mascots <ul><li>Selecting a mascot to represent your team or school requires a lot of thought. Schools or teams first decide what image and qualities they want show about themselves and then look for something that represents those characteristics. </li></ul><ul><li>Hershey Trojans </li></ul>
  5. 5. Team Names <ul><li>Here at HMS we felt that forming an identity as a team was really lacking. </li></ul><ul><li>While not the only solution, creating team names we feel is the first step toward creating a team identity. </li></ul><ul><li>So many hours and discussions were spent deciding team names. </li></ul><ul><li>The seventh grade has decided to use the theme of a mountain to select our names and your new team name is……………. </li></ul>
  6. 6. TEAM JUPITER!!! <ul><li>We selected this name not just because it represents the hard work and satisfaction of meeting a challenge and accomplishing a goal (mountain climbing) we picked this name because the name means so much more. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Leadership The quality of being able to give guidance or provide direction, organization, and management.
  8. 8. Leadership <ul><ul><li>Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stephen Covey , The 8th Habit </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership is based on inspiration, not domination; on cooperation, not intimidation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>William Arthur Wood </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Qualities of a Strong Leader Good Leaders. . . <ul><li>Have a Vision or Mission </li></ul><ul><li>Are Productive </li></ul><ul><li>Offer Help and Guidance </li></ul><ul><li>Are Compassionate, </li></ul><ul><li>Caring, and </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding </li></ul>
  10. 10. Leaders All Around Us <ul><li>Think about a strong leader you know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A parent? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A coach? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A teacher? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A church </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>leader? </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Responsibility means…
  12. 12. Responsibility means… Following the school rules both in school and during all school activities Following directions and completing all work on time
  13. 13. Responsibility means… Following the school rules both in school and during all school activities
  14. 14. Responsibility means… Following the school rules both in school and during all school activities Following directions and completing all work on time Being able to choose for yourself between right and wrong
  15. 15. Responsibility means… Following the school rules both in school and during all school activities Following directions and completing all work on time Being able to choose for yourself between right and wrong Taking responsibility for your actions and attitude at all times
  16. 16. You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.
  17. 17. Two roads diverged in a wood, and I... I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost
  18. 18. Respect for the Environment means…
  19. 19. Respect for the Environment means… Keeping Hershey Middle School looking good and being respectful of all school property
  20. 20. Respect for the Environment means… Keeping Hershey Middle School looking good and being respectful of all school property Being respectful of all members of our school and community
  21. 21. Respect for the Environment means… Keeping Hershey Middle School looking good and being respectful of all school property Being respectful of all members of our school and community Being conscientious about not being wasteful of our school or community resources
  22. 22. Respect for the Environment means… Keeping Hershey Middle School looking good and being respectful of all school property Being respectful of all members of our school and community Being conscious of not being wasteful of our school or community resources Recycling whenever possible
  23. 23. There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.  ~Marshall McLuhan, 1964
  24. 24. Perseverance is: commitment hard work patience endurance
  25. 25. Perseverance is: <ul><li>being able to bear difficulties calmly and without complaint </li></ul>
  26. 26. Perseverance is: persistent determination
  27. 27. <ul><li>When the world says, &quot;Give up,“ </li></ul><ul><li>Hope whispers, &quot;Try it one more time.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>~Author Unknown </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.  </li></ul><ul><li>~Newt Gingrich </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Nobody trips over mountains.  It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble.  Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.  </li></ul><ul><li>~Author Unknown </li></ul>
  30. 30. PREPARATION <ul><li>To BE PREPARED means you are always in a state of readiness in mind and body to do your DUTY. </li></ul><ul><li>Be Prepared in Mind by having disciplined yourself by having thought out beforehand any situation that might occur, so that you know the right thing to do at the right moment, and are willing to do it. </li></ul><ul><li>Be Prepared in Body by making yourself strong and active and able to do the right thing at the right moment, and do it. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Being prepared at school <ul><li>Being prepared also means arriving on time to class with all necessary materials (binder, book, paper, pencil, etc.). </li></ul><ul><li>Review the class materials and notes so that you can anticipate what will happen in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a study buddy to help with notes and homework. </li></ul>
  32. 32. Be prepared to come to school <ul><li>Work is placed in your backpack and the backpack is placed at the door. </li></ul><ul><li>Clothes are laid out for the next day. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat a good breakfast. </li></ul><ul><li>Come to school every day unless you are ill. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Now It’s Your Turn! <ul><li>We have given you the definitions of the qualities of the students we want to have represent team Jupiter. </li></ul><ul><li>Now we need you to help define what those qualities look like and sound like. </li></ul><ul><li>To do this, we’ll have small groups create T-charts explaining each quality. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Leadership <ul><li>Looks Like </li></ul><ul><li>(Describe behaviors that students who are leaders would demonstrate) </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds Like </li></ul><ul><li>(Use phrases that positive leaders use in their conversations with others) </li></ul>
  35. 35. Homeroom Posters and Decorating Committees <ul><li>After we create our T-charts, each homeroom will create posters displaying the information in a creative and artistic way. </li></ul><ul><li>Committees will also be formed to use the posters and other activities to decorate the Jupiter hallway. </li></ul>
  36. 36. Making an Acrostic <ul><li>We would now like you to create your own definition of yourself by writing an acrostic poem using your…. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First initial of your first name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AND </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All the letters in your last name </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. Criteria <ul><li>Use the first initial of your first name and all the letters in your last name. </li></ul><ul><li>Match at least two of your lines to characteristics of students on Team Jupiter (leadership, respect for the environment, responsibility, preparation, or perseverance). </li></ul>
  38. 38. Acrostic Example <ul><li>R eliable </li></ul><ul><li>W ise-cracking </li></ul><ul><li>A pproachable </li></ul><ul><li>L aughs at himself </li></ul><ul><li>E nergetic </li></ul><ul><li>“ S it down and get to work!” </li></ul>
  39. 39. Now You Try <ul><li>First Initial of Your First Name </li></ul><ul><li>L </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>S </li></ul><ul><li>T </li></ul><ul><li>N </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>M </li></ul><ul><li>E </li></ul>
  40. 40. For your acrostic you will need to…. <ul><li>Sketch out your acrostic with a pencil. It should be easy to read. </li></ul><ul><li>The words (or phrases) should describe you. </li></ul><ul><li>Check spelling of any words with a dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Have one of your teachers check your spelling BEFORE you begin to color your acrostic </li></ul><ul><li>Put your name and homeroom on the back in pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Please use your time wisely since we would like all acrostics done by the end of our time in the LGI today (2:11 p.m) </li></ul>

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