Presentation on theme: "Self-awareness and self-exploration"— Presentation transcript:
1 Self-awareness and self-exploration Unit IASelf-awareness and self-exploration
2 Essential questionsWhat is my personality and how does it influence who I am?What are my interests?What do I value?
3 Unit1A Do Now Open a blank word document Name, Date Title it “U1DN” Answer the following question as best you canWhat is personality?Save in Fresh Ess folder, under a new folder called “Do Now” Save As: U1DN
4 Log on to Naviance -go to Whippany Park home page -click on Guidance -click on Naviance (on right side of page under "Links")-Page reads "Welcome to Family Connection" - need to log in: select "I need to register"-Click on New User, then enter registration code provided by Guidance, then click "register"-Student enters, then confirms his/her-Student creates a password - must be at least 6 characters with no blank spaces-Students are directed to read and accept two items: 1) Terms of Service and 2) Privacy Statement (I attached copies of both but have not read them yet)once they accept the above policies, they are directed to "Complete Registration"Some of the steps take a full minute or two to load - students need to be patient.
9 Assignment Come to class first I will take attendance We will then go to the Aux GymI will hand out an assignment to youGet the answers to the assignment from the various student leaders
10 The importance of your personality Naviance will give you letters that describe you For example “INFJ” Once you get those letters Launch Google Put those letters into google Click on “Portrait of an ….” (whatever your letters are the link and you will get to a page that looks similar to this
11 You will get a page that looks like Open a Word documentName, DateCenter the words “My Personality”Read about your personality and summarize your strengths and weaknessesYou can bullet list an overview of everything on the handoutThis summary will be used for your project for this unit
12 Scroll to bottom of the page Click on Careers and summarizeClick on Relationships and summarizeClick on Personal Growth and summarizeRe-SaveDo NOT print at this point
13 COPY your personality type “INFJ’ and your strengths and weaknesses—in a word document EXAMPLE:Your strengths may include:Impressing people with your thoughtfulness and integrity.Developing and following a well laid out plan.Using your creativity to suggest alternative approaches.Being an attentive listener.Being able to anticipate what will impress people.Your weaknesses may include:Being impractical or unrealistic about your expectations.Not communicating concisely enough.Seeming too independent or inflexible about certain issues.Making decisions before you collect all the necessary information.Speaking in a style that doesn't accurately reflect your enthusiasm.SAVE THIS DOCUMENT UNDER FRESHMAN SEMINAR, PROJECTSSAVEAS: MY PERSONALITY PROFILE
14 superhero Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bPLxQg-Ypo We have been researching personality, lifestyles and valuesIn the video chemistry gave him superheroesJAZAM!You are now a superheroYou have 2 days in which to complete your superhero projectSave Under: Freshmen Essentials, ProjectSave As: Superhero
15 Superhero representation Now that you have a summary of your personalityYou will create your superhero!Follow the instructions on the handoutSave As: Superhero under Projects in Freshmen EssentialsUpon completion turn in your summary and your superhero
16 U1DNWhat is one of your strengths based upon your personality profile
17 Monday Complete the superhero project Read the Independent Practice section of the cover sheetComplete your picture and storyDue today
19 ValuesDefine a valueA principle, standard, something important to you, not the same for everyonevalues reflect a person’s sense of right and wrong
20 Values and lifestyle Define the word “Lifestyle” A way of life or style of living that reflects the attitudes and values of a person or group (a chosen way of living)How does values & Lifestyles relate?How does what you value influence your lifestyle?Complete the following questionnaire/values.php
21 Thursday -U1DNToday’s dateList 3 values that you have
22 A list of your valuesUpon completion of the questionnaire you will get a list of valuesCopy those values into a Word document to be used for your pictorial
23 Take out the copy of your values that you printed Tuesday
24 pictorial Create a pictorial that represents your values You must have a minimum of 9 values represented through pictures—NO WORDS This will be used as a coversheet for your project on valuesYou can use PowerPoint and create your pictorialIf you can find a free collage maker online you can also use thatYou can use pictures you have on your phones if you can them to yourselves at your gmail account we createdAfter you create this save it as:My Value Pictorial—Under ProjectsHere is an example from PowerPoint
27 Academic Writing & Journal writing What is Academic Writing?Writing done by scholars for other scholars— and that includes you
28 Practice Math: Solving math word problems There are two steps to solving math word problems:Translate the wording into a numeric equation that combines smaller “expressions”Solve the equation!Suggestions:Read the problem entirelyGet a feel for the whole problemList information and the variables you identifyAttach units of measure to the variables (gallons, miles, inches, etc)Define what answer you need as well as the units of measureWork in an organized mannerWorking clearly will help you think clearlyDraw and label all graphs and pictures clearlyNote or explain each step of your process:This will help you track variables and remember their meaningsLook for the “key” words (above)Certain words indicate certain mathematical operations:
29 Math Writing in Math – Various types of writing Practice: 2 + 2 = 4 Write this as a word problem
31 Science The Scientific Method Ask a question Do background research Construct a HypothesisTest your Hypothesis by doing an experimentAnalyze your data and draw a conclusionCommunicate your resultsIn literature, you might apply this to reading and solving a mystery!
32 Social studiesEssential questionsQuality of WritingUsing facts
33 English/language arts CreativeExpositoryPersuasiveDescriptiveLiterary AnalysisResearchFormal/InformalGrammarVocabulary
34 Creative writing Your name is: In third person (I = first, you = second, he/she = third person)List 10 traits or characteristics about yourselfList one trait/characteristic that no one knows about you
36 INTRODUCTORY PARAGRAPH : Begin with a clear thesis (REFER TO THESIS DEVELOPMENT IDEAS).Opening sentence – interesting/attention grabbing (a quote, a rhetorical question, an interesting fact about your subject)A comment (connection) on the introduction that leads into your thesis.Your thesis – clearly stated (no maybes, no ifs, no should, would or could) A sentence identifying three (more or less) major points that are important to understanding the impact/need/usefulness of your thesisA concluding sentence that ties in your thesis, your major points, and the reason/purpose for your essay (do not say: The purpose for this essay is….). This will serve as a transition to your first major point.
37 BODY : BEGINNING OF YOUR OUTLINE FIRST major point to be presented.Explanation of the point – what is it, why is it important.Comment on your point (use your own words to connect it to your thesisAn example or analogy - This is similar to….Support – a source that validates your comment (cite sources).Comment on your source Support for your point. A connection to your thesisComment on your point (use your own words to connect it to your thesis)An example, analogy, fact, statistic, testimony, a quote, etc This is similar to…Comment on your source or the information in your source **** You can add more facts, examples as needed Or warranted by your subject materialTransition to next point
38 SECOND major point to be presented Explanation of the point – what is it, why is it importantComment on your point (use your own words to connect it to your thesis)An example or analogy - This is similar to….Support – a source that validates your comment (cite sources).Comment on your sourceSupport for your point. A connection to your thesisAn example, analogy, fact, statistic, testimony, a quote, etc This is similar to….Support – a source that validates your comment (cite sources)Comment on your source or the information in your source**** You can add more facts, examples as needed or warranted by your subject materialTransition to next point
39 THIRD major point to be presented Explanation of the point – what is it, why is it important.Comment on your point (use your own words to connect it to your thesis)An example or analogy - This is similar to….a. Support – a source that validates your comment (cite sources))b. Comment on your sourceSupport for your point. A connection to your thesisAn example, analogy, fact, statistic, testimony, a quote, etc This is similar to….a. Support – a source that validates your comment (cite sources).b. Comment on your source or the information in your source**** You can add more facts, examples as needed or warranted by your subject materialTransition to CONCLUSION
40 CONCLUSIONA sentence that draws all of your ideas together and connects with your thesis. Do not begin with, “In conclusion…” A. Comment on the importance of your major points. B. Comment on how or why these points are important (do not repeat your introduction)C. Summarize the overall analysis of your essay. Use words such as: recognizing that… , appreciating the connection… , understanding how …. ,D. A final comment – restates your thesis in a confident, authoritative tone that shows readers you have accomplished the goal you stated in your thesis.
42 Values exploration essay Begin the Values Exploration EssayRemember to use your handoutUpon completion, attach to “Values Exploration”Attach this sheetAttach your outlineAttach the results from the Virginia.edu siteAttach your pictorialAttach ESSAYPlace in “to be graded” folderProject gradeDue minutes into class TOMORROW
44 You have 15 minutes to complete, spell check and proofread you essay and hand in Upon completion, attach to “Values Exploration”Attach this sheetAttach your outlineAttach the results from the Virginia.edu siteAttach your pictorialAttach ESSAYPlace in “to be graded” folderProject grade
45 Introduction to service learning Our ultimate goal in this class is to complete a service learning projectTouches on both service and learninger.com/SERVICE/ser vice.htmler.com/SERVICE/we bresources.html
46 handout After reviewing the websites and videos Handout Type up your ideas for this handoutAttach your answers to the handoutPlace in the “to be graded” folder
47 u1dnWhat was your favorite service learning project?
48 Study SkillsStudy Skills presentationTime Management Handout
49 Journal Writing What is Journal Writing? A series of written passages that document the personal events, thoughts, feelings, memories and perceptions in one’s journey throughout life leading to wholenessExamples:
51 Why do we write in journals? Journal writing can facilitate reflection and all you to express feelings regarding your experiencesThe format of this writing can vary depending on the instructor’s or your needs
53 Why is it necessary in freshmen essentials? Reflect on our essential questionsRecall informationComment on ideas that crossed your mindImprove you ability to articulate thoughts and ideasImprove your writing
54 What and how should I write You will be given the essential questions to guide youAllow your thoughts to flowNo particular guidelinesHave a conversation with yourselfStay on topicJournals will be graded at the end of each unit
55 practice Open a Word Document Your Name Date Practice Journal No form or styleWrite until you are told to stopDo not stop until told to do soLet’s try:
56 topic As a freshman in high school…. Now begin to write Remember no styleSentences, bullet points, lists and moreExample:I am a freshman at Whippany Park. The first weeks of school have been very busy and exciting. If I were to explain my favorite experience so far, I would say…
57 Journalize Essential Question Journals File New Search “Journal” Choose one of the “Diary” choicesName, Date, Unit 1A Journal EntryAnswer the following essential questions:What I have learned about myself throughout this unit?Examples of how my personality and values influence who I am and what I do?How do I think my personality and values will influence my career choices in the future?Proofread and Spell Check!!!!Save Under: Freshmen Seminar, JournalSave As: Unit 1A JournalPrint and place in the “to be graded folder”
58 Essential questionsWhat is my personality and how does it influence who I am?What are my interests?What do I value?
59 u1DN Open Naviance www.whippanypar k.org Click under “Guidance” Click on NavianceLog inWhat was one career choice Naviance suggested for you?Would you possibly be interested in that career?