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Posted: May 7, 2012

Journal 9   What are your plans for your future family?  How old do you think you will be when you get married?  When will you have kids?  How many kids do you want?  What will your dreams be?  Will you have pets?   20 Lines

Posted: May 7, 2012

Open this file and save it to your "Other" folder.  Call it "Career Cruising Assignment".  Then proceed to complete the assignment after doing the assessments.
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Posted: April 16, 2012

Test will be on Wednesday, April 18th.

Posted: April 13, 2012

Journal 8   You have $10.00 to take a friend on a date.  What would you do?  Where would you go?  Who would you take?  Be creative. 1/2 Page.  

Posted: April 10, 2012

Topic:  Create a 10 slide PowerPoint following the criteria in the evaluation sheet.  Topic:  How to do something.  Example:  How to tie your shoes, how to make a grilled cheese, how to play cribbage, etc.

Posted: April 4, 2012

Journal 7   What are some things that have to happen to have a healthy relationship? Write about 3 of them. Do you practice these things? What are three things that can destroy a relationship (don't put the opposite of the first part)?   1/2 page

Posted: March 26, 2012

Unit 3a test will be Friday, March 30th.

Posted: March 26, 2012

Journal - 6 How well do you communicate with your family members? Do you have a good relationship with each of them? Do you listen to what others have to say or do you just want to be the one talking? Are you passive, assertive or aggressive? What about the other members in your family?Length: 20 lines

Posted: March 13, 2012

  We have been discussing morals in class. Write about a time when you had to really think about your morals (or the morals your parents would have liked you to have had at the time). Did you have to think about doing something that you knew was wrong? What decision did you make? What did your parents think? Length: At least 20 lines.

Posted: February 27, 2012

Journal 4   If you could have the perfect spouse, parent, child or even friend (pick one), what five personality traits would you like for him/her to have and why.   I expect this to be about 20 lines .   

Posted: February 27, 2012

See Mrs. Pleadwell to get sheet.  Due:  February 28th.

Posted: February 15, 2012

Unit 1 test will be on Friday, February 17 (weather permitting).  If it storms, it will be on Monday, February 20th. Study Guide sheets due at the beginning of class on the 17th.

Posted: February 15, 2012

Role Models   During the socialization process in the family, children learn human nature from their role models.  That is they imitate the behaviors, emotions, expressions of those around them.   Assignment:   List the role models in your life.  Think about how each influenced you.  Choose one who is particularly important to you.  Elaborate in how this person influenced you – positive or negative.  Speculate about the type of person you might be if this role model had not been there to influence you. Length:  At least 1 typed page.   Use complete sentences.  Remember to have an opening and closing paragraph.  A cover page is required with name, date, subject and period.  Due:  _________________   Paragraph 1 – opening to introduce your role model. Paragraph 2 – 3 ways in which this person influenced you. Paragraph 3 – 2 ways your life would be different if this person was not in your life. Paragraph 4 – Closing.   Marking: How this person has influence you – 3 Speculate on what you would be like – 2 Opening and closing paragraphs – 1 Complete sentences, grammar, paragraph structure – 2 1 page typed – 1 Cover page – 1 Total:  10

Posted: February 15, 2012

If you moved into a 1900 house, what 5 things would be the hardest to get adjusted to and why.  What three things (from your modern world) would you miss the most? (1/2 page)

Posted: February 15, 2012

Quote: "Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble" (Frank Tyger).   Journal topic: If your ears won't get you into trouble, what will? (10 lines)