OPTION 1: Testing: Compass test, PSAT and PLAN

Students will be able to:
  • Identify the purposes and who takes the Compass, PLAN and PSAT tests
  • Know what the scores represent
  • Can tell where they need to go to sign up, take the test and get their scores

Assessment



Resources

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Powerpoint to provide information on the various sophomore tests

OPTION 2: Test Taking Strategies

Students will be able to:
  • Identify different strategies for studying and preparing for tests
  • Identify different test-taking strategies for different questions




Resources


The powerpoint is a fabulous introduction to test taking strategies. The packets will help provide students with more actual strategies.



These are two packets that cover HOW to answer different types of questions, with practice activities for the students. There are also 3 associated practice tests.






The page below is about scheduling schoolwork and study time.



OPTION 3: Character Skills

Students will be able to:
  • show how affirmation can make positive changes in people and make them more willing to resolve conflicts.



Resources

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Lesson Plans for Character Skills Assessment

Put Down Bowl:


Attitude Check:


OPTION 4: Social Skills

Students will be able to
  • use effective communication skills
  • understand that communication involves speaking, listening and nonverbal behavior
  • develop active listening skills
  • learn that what they perceive may not be what someone else perceives about the same conversation, event etc.
  • learn that is important to check assumptions
  • describe a situation in their lives where understanding these concepts may be helpful in preventing or resolving conflict
  • learn how to make and keep friends
  • identify and discuss changing personal and social roles

Assessment


Resources

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Lesson Plans for Social Skills Assessment
Active Listening:
Avoiding Misunderstandings:
Building Friendships:

OTHER MATERIAL on the topic to explore and/or expand

List of Social Skills


The following two pages are resources that will help you to teach students about social skills. This is a section that will require teacher guidance and modeling.
http://www.lauracandler.com/strategies/socialskills.php

http://www.behavioradvisor.com/SocialSkills.html


Lesson Plan for teaching TRUST




OPTION 5: Career Exploration

Students will be able to:
  • research careers that they are presently interested in or that have come up as a match for them based on the various AzCIS assessments.

Assessment



Resources

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Computers, current interests, AzCIS


OPTION 6: Testing: SAT, ACT and ASVAB

Students will be able to:
  • Identify the tests they need to start preparing for and taking for post-secondary opportunities (college, military)
  • Find information on each test.

Assessment


Resources

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SAT vs ACT with test taking strategies