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Mrs. Thomas

Email: 
scthomas@amherst.k12.va.us
Classes Taught: 
English 10

 




 

 

 

How To Fold the World Record Paper Airplane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=EDiC9iMcWTc

 

 

 




When your PowerPoint is Complete:

FIRST, COMPLETE ANY MISSING WORK.  THIS IS THE LAST CHANCE TO COMPLETE IT. 

1.  Practice your presentation, write out notes to help you with what you will say as you present.

2.  Visit the links below to learn more about:

 

OCCUPATIONS

http://www.careeronestop.org/Videos/CareerandClusterVideos/career-and-cluster-videos.aspx

COLLEGE AND CAREER TRAINING

http://www.i-am-the-one.com/

http://www.schev.edu/students/HSindex.asp

 

 

CAREER RESEARCH PROJECT

1.  CAREER SCAVENGER HUNT

Use the following links to complete the steps on your Career Scavenger Hunt.  You may work with a partner, but each student must complete his or her own paper. 

 

Link 1:  Career Clusters

http://www.careertech.org/career-clusters

 

Link 2: Virginia Jobs

http://careerlink.com/setyouraim/

 

Link 3: Mid-Atlantic Guide to Careers

http://www.vec.virginia.gov/pdf/lmi_magic.pdf

 

DAY TWO:

Link 4 - Career Assessment Survey

http://www.educationplanner.org/students/career-planning/find-careers/career-clusters.shtml

 

Link 5 - Which Careers Match Your Skills?

http://www.educationplanner.org/students/career-planning/find-careers/careers.shtml

 

Link 6 - The More You Learn, The More You EARN

http://www.educationplanner.org/students/career-planning/explore-salary-pay/more-learn-more-earn.shtml

 

LINK #7:  CAREER GUIDE OF VIRGINIA

http://virginialmi.com/content/pdfs/careerguide_2011.pdf

Using this link (and others we have used if necessary), research one career you're interested in, and write down the following information:

Name and description of career

What Career Cluster is this job part of?  Describe the Cluster and list two or three similar careers

Average Annual Income

Education/Training Level Necessary for this job

Describe an average day on the job for your chosen career.  You may use any of the 7 links we used, or research it independently using a credible web source.

 

When finished, make a brief PowerPoint presentation about your career.  Add images related to this career to make your presentation eye-catching.  You should have 5 slides, though you may have mjore.  

 

Save your presentation in the class folder on the Q Drive under Mrs. S. Thomas

 

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Spirit Bear Web Links

Nonfiction Links

 

The Great Bear Rainforest

http://globalnews.ca/news/892936/the-elusive-spirit-bear-of-b-c-may-be-f...

 

 

Great Bear Rainforest Remote Camera Project

http://vimeo.com/9433768

 

 

Spirit Bear Foundation

http://spiritbearfoundation.com/site/contact.html

 

 

Photographer Paul Nicklen's Official Website

http://www.paulnicklen.com/spirit-bear/3oiaigma67efu5dcj4r9ibg2wh5ktj

 

 

Searching for for the Spirit Bear

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NkLeHnl-lPI

 

 

Spirit Bear Web Quest

http://zunal.com/introduction.php?w=69258

Complete the tasks in this WebQuest.  Assignments will be graded according to the rubric.  Access the rubric by clicking on the EVALUATION tab.

 

 

 

Nine Weeks Test Review Game Links

 

1.       Space verbs subject verb agreement:

http://www.gotkidsgames.com/sv/1stGradeSV.html

 

1.       Comparatives superlatives free English grammar game:

http://www.grammar.cl/Games/Comparatives_Superlatives.htm

 

2.       English Grammar Games Comparative (basketball)

http://www.marks-english-school.com/games/basketball.html

 

3.       Snowflake subject verb agreement 

http://worksheetsplus.com/Christmas/HolidaySVgame.html

 

4. Comparatives and Superlatives in Music (you need headphones for this one :) )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EENs_S1w0A

 

5.  A Fun Review Slide Show

http://www.slideshare.net/DavidMainwood/comparatives-and-superlatives-75...

 

6.  Fun Comparative and Superlative Game (good geography and history review too!)

http://www.eslgamesplus.com/comparativessuperlatives-esl-grammar-nature-...

 

7.  GRAMMAR NINJA!

http://www.kwarp.com/portfolio/grammarninja.html

 

8.  Create Your Own Story:  Similar to Mad Libs

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/parts-of-speech/high-school/story-blanks-cre...

 

9. Word Search 

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/context-and-definitions/high-school/100-high...

 

 

Thanksgiving Links

Visit the following links and answer the questions on your paper in COMPLETE SENTENCES.

 

1.  EXPLORING THE ECONOMICS OF THE FIRST THANKSGIVING

http://video.pbs.org/video/2365131316/

2.  Explore this Scholastic Website all about The First Thanksgiving.  

http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/voyage/tour.htm

 GIVING THANKS

http://video.pbs.org/video/2365105563/

 

TURN IN YOUR COMPLETED PAPER FOR A GRADE.

 

Here are our class rules!

Class Rules and Procedures

 

Reading Strategy: Reading Around The Text

 

Circle Maps

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