Take Charge – Weekly Calendar

Term 2:  School Year 2017 – 2018

Week 9: December 11, 2017 – December 15, 2017
Monday, December 4th – Discussion:  Major Expenditures (Renting vs Owning), Assign:  Everfi – Renting vs. Owning; Assign:  Housing Reinforcement Worksheet
Tuesday, December 5th – Complete Discussion on Major Expenditures (Owning and Leasing a car); Complete Everfi – Renting vs. Owning and Housing Reinforcement Worksheet
Wednesday, December 6th – Discussion – Taxes; Complete w-4 Form; Preview a paystub; Review a W-2 Form; Practice:  1040 EZ Form
Thursday, December 7th – Video – How People are Paid; Quiz:  1040EZ Form; Assign:  Types of Taxes Workhseet
Friday, December 8th – Discussion:  Employee Benefits and Insurance (health insurance); Assign:  Everfi – Insurance and Taxes; JOB SHADOW WORKSHEET IS DUE!

Week 8: December 4, 2017 – December 8, 2017
Monday, December 4th – Interview Fair, Thank you email, Complete Career Research #2 and Missing Work
Tuesday, December 5th – Review Interview Fair Folder; Discussion:  Choices and Consequences; Assign:  Multimedia Project
Wednesday, December 6th – Guest Speaker; Work Time Multimedia Project (Turn In)
Thursday, December 7th – Guest Speaker; Discussion:  Spending Plans
Friday, December 8th – Review:  Spending Plans (Budget Busters and Math); Unit IV Open Note Test

Week 7: November 27, 2017 – December 1, 2017
Monday, November 27th – Bell Ringer – First Impressions; Discussion – Purpose and format of a Cover Letter; Sign up for an Interview Time slot; Format and create proper Cover Letter for Interview Fair; Partner Share; Fix Errors and Electronically turn in
Tuesday, November 28th – Discussion:  How to Apply for a job, why you need to complete an application and how to complete a job application; Practice – handwritten application; Assign:  Typed Application
Wednesday, November 29th – Interview Discussion: Part I; Video – Interviewing; Practice Interview Questions; Complete Missing Documents; Prepare Interview Folder
Thursday, November 30th – Interview Discussion Part II; Practice Interview Questions; Complete Folders; Research Company and Position
Friday, November Dec. 1 – Discussion:  Attitude at Work; FISH Video; Complete missing Folders; Assign:  Career Research #2

Week 6: November 20, 2017 – November 24, 2017
Monday, November 20th – Resume Writing
Tuesday, November 21st – Complete Resumes & Peer Review
Wednesday, November 22nd – No School – Thanksgiving Break
Thursday, November 23rd – No School – Thanksgiving Break
Friday, November 24th – No School – Thanksgiving Break

Week 5: November 13, 2017 – November 17, 2017
Monday, November 13th – Credit Card Debt Video, Credit Card Scavenger Hunt, Credit Card Notes w/ Note-Taking Guide, Everfi – Payment Types
Tuesday, November 14th – Complete Credit Card Notes w/ Note-Taking Guide, Review Credit Card Statements, Complete Understanding Credit Cards Worksheet, Complete Everfi’s (Savings, Banking, Payment Types, Higher Education, & Investing)
Wednesday, November 15th – Discussion:  Credit Reports and Scores; Review credit report (Isabella Langley); Assign:  Credit Score worksheet and Everfi – Credit Score
Thursday, November 16th – Discussion:  Networking / References (Assign Networking / Reference Worksheet); Resume Video with Worksheet; Review Unit II Test and complete all Everfi’s in Unit Two
Friday, November 17th – Unit II Test; Begin Working on Resume

Week 4: November 6, 2017 – November 10, 2017
Monday, August 30th – Discussion:  Savings Tool; Assign:  Savings Tool Worksheet; Complete Everfi – Higher Education
Tuesday, August 31st – ACT Pre-test (No School)
Wednesday, November 1st – Discussion:  Savings vs. Investing; Assign:  Everfi – Savings
Thursday, November 2nd – Discussion:  Credit and Credit Cards (shorten classes)
Friday, November 3rd – Guest Speaker – Educationquest; Assign:  Everfi – Investing

Week 3: October 30, 2017 – November 3, 2017
Monday, August 30th – Why Go to College?; College Scavenger Hunt; Southeast Community College Guest Speaker
Tuesday, August 31st – Everfi – Higher Education; UNL Guest Speaker
Wednesday, November 1st – College Research w/ Summary
Thursday, November 2nd – NWU Guest Speaker; How to Pay for College; Everfi – Higher Education; Educationquest Scholarship Quest w/ Scholarship Research Handout
Friday, November 3rd – Counselor Day; How to Pay for College; Everfi – Higher Education; National Scholarship Search w/ Scholarship Research Handout

Week 2: October 23, 2017 – October 27, 2017
Monday, August 23rd – Guest Speaker – Gallup; Discussion:  Entreprenuership; Assign:  NCC Values Assessment with Worksheet
Tuesday, August 24th – Banking Pretest; Discussion:  Banking and Debit / Checking Account; Everfi – Overview and Banking
Wednesday, August 25th – Complete Discussion on Debit/ Checking Accounts; Everfi – Banking
Thursday, August 26th – Review Reconciliation; Assign:  Debit / Checking Account Practice Simulation; Review for Unit I Test
Friday, August 27th – Counselors; Unit I Test

Week 1: October 16, 2017 – October 20, 2017
Monday, August 16th – Fall Break
Tuesday, August 17th – Fall Break
Wednesday, August 18th – Classroom Expectations and Procedures; Career Cruising Assessment
Thursday, August 19th – Discussion:  Why People Work and Factors for Career Choices; NCC Interest Assessment with Summary
Friday, August 20th – Discussion: Human Capitol with Reality Check; Complete NCC Skills Assessment with Summary and Career Cruising Worksheet