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Grade 10 Advisory Lessons

Lesson 1 - September 18, 2014

Lesson Plan

Handout - 9 Boxes

Lesson 2 - October 9, 2014

Lesson Plan

School Song Lyrics

Employment Questionnaire (please distribute these to students and return to Guidance)

PSAT Handout (please distribute PSAT practice booklets - they will be in your mailbox)


Lesson 3 - October 30, 2014

Student Vision Activity (handout)
 

Lesson 4 - November 20, 2014

Student Involvement Fair for all Grade 9 & 10 students in the Dining Hall
(Students will report briefly to their assigned Advisory location and then will be called down to the Dining Hall. This will allow upperclassmen club/activity reps to get to the Dining Hall beforehand.)
 

Lesson 5 - December 10, 2014 (**Wednesday**)

Lesson Plan

Handout - Organizational & Time Management Tips


Lesson 6 - January 15, 2015

Lesson Plan - PSAT Distribution & Course Selection 

School Song Lyrics

Reference Sheet - PSAT Distribution Instructions & Sample PSAT Score Report 

Course Selection Worksheet with Elective Offerings
Please note that the elective offerings listed do not include sequential electives (Drama 2, Accounting 2, etc.)

SAT Practice Test Flyer - please distribute to students


Lesson 7 - March 11, 2015

School-wide competition in gym


Lesson 8 - April 1, 2015 (**Wednesday**)

Lesson Plan - Good Citizenship

Free Rice website: www.freerice.com 

This lesson encourages students to bring in boxes of rice for the Norwood Food Pantry. Please have a student bring these donations to Guidance. There will be boxes/bins available. Also, please have students write the name of their advisor on each box so we can determine which group has the most. The winning group will be treated to breakfast during next advisory.


Lesson 9 - April 30, 2015

Lesson Plan - Career Goal-Setting

Worksheets - please distribute to students


Lesson 10 - June 11, 2015

Advisory Survey for Students - please collect and return to Guidance (thanks!)

This is the final meeting with your Advisory so this is more of a wrap-up session. Some suggestions:

  1. Bring food or allow the students to bring in food
  2. Ask them about their sophomore year. What would they do differently next year? What was the biggest lesson they learned this year? Favorite classes? Favorite extra-curricular activities? 
  3. Play "Heads Up" with them - this game can be downloaded to your iPhone (if you have one). It's the popular game from Ellen's TV show and the students usually enjoy playing it.  You can have groups go against each other.