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BCIS II ASSIGNMENTS

4TH SIX WEEKS

Assignments for Week of 01/06/03

Monday

Holiday!

Tuesday

Holiday!

Wednesday

Topic:  Create a new topic journal (delete any old topics)
            During my Christmas vacation I . . .

Go to the link for the BCIS Portfolio files page on the class web site

Check your folder to make sure you have a Portfolio Folder with the files listed in it.

Delete any old WORD files EXCEPT FOR:

1) Your Portfolio Folder & files

2) Your Topic Journal

3) Your Assignment Journal

DO NOT DELETE EXCEL FILES

Discuss UIL

Assn:  Ex. 58, p. 253 (Learning Microsoft Excel 2000- Chart Basics)

Thursday:

Topic:   What is the most dramatic step in President Bush's plan to boost the economy?
              Visit the CNN Student News Site for the answer

           
Assn:  Ex. 58, p. 253 (Learning Microsoft Excel 2000- Chart Basics)

Print on color printer - LEE2 930C 202 & turn in

Friday:

Topic:   What agreement did North Korea pull out of
              Visit the CNN Student News Site for the answer

           
Assn:  Ex. 59,  p. 258

Print on color printer - LEE2 930C 202 & turn in

Assignments for Week of 01/13/03

Monday:

Topic:  
              Visit the CNN Student News Site for the answer

Continue working with Charts

 Assn:  Ex. 60, p. 265  

            On Your Own Ex. 60, p. 265 (Print in Color)
 

Tuesday:

Topic:  What does N. Korea say is the only thing that will resolve the impasse over its nuclear program?
            Visit:  CNN Student News Site.

Assn:  Ex. 62, p. 273

Wednesday: 

Topic:   I think that the US should/should not start a war with Iraq because . . .

Assn:  Ex. 65, p. 286 & 287

Thursday: 

Topic:  What state governor met with two North Korean delegates to discuss the controversy 
               involving the country's decision to restart their nuclear weapons program?  What was his
               name and what state is he from?

Assn:  Complete Excel Chart Exers.  for this week.  Be sure you have printed them in color and turned them in.

Friday: 

Topic:  I think Martin Luther King Day will be a great time to . . .

Assn:  Makeup Day!
          Complete Excel Chart Exers.  for this week.  Be sure you have printed them in color and turned them in.

Assignments for week of 01/20/03

Monday:  Holiday!      

Tuesday: 

Topic:  I think that pets are good/not good for people because . . .

Assn:   Job 13, p. 156
           Job 14, p. 157
           Job 15, p. 158 (Blue Book)

UIL Practice - Review and correct Test #1

Wednesday: 

Topic:  Why was the scientist arrested at Texas Tech University?
            Visit the CNN Student News Website

Assn:  Complete Jobs 13, 14 & 15 from Tues. 

UIL Practice - Finish reviewing and correcting Test #1

Thursday: 

Clean up, setup and put away materials in classroom.

Friday: 

Topic:  .

Discuss creating Business Cards

Assn:  Create a logo (for a Business of Your Choice) using the Paint Program

Assignments for week of 01/27/03

Monday:

Topic:   It is/is not important to me that I believe someone is honest before I trust them with something important to me because . . .          
Assn:  Continue work on Business Card Project.  Print a full sheet of cards on regular paper in black & white & color and turn in
           SAVE YOUR BUSINESS CARD IN YOUR PORTFOLIO FOLDER!

**Excel Charts Test on Wed!

UIL Practice 

Tuesday:

No Topic:  

Career Fair

Wednesday:

Topic:   I watched/did not watch the state of the union speech last night by President Bush.  I thought it was . .

Assn:  Continue work on Business Card Project.  Print a full sheet of cards on regular paper in black & white & color and turn in
           SAVE YOUR BUSINESS CARD IN YOUR PORTFOLIO FOLDER!

           Print a sheet of cards on Business Card Stock.
 

Thursday:

Charts Test

Friday:

Makeup Time!

UIL Practice

Assignments for week of 02/03/03

Monday:

Topic:  Today we are all very sad about the space shuttle Columbia crash.  It is a good time to think about all the technology  that  has been developed because of the courage of these brave astronauts.  Many inventions have been made to make our lives easier and our health better that are directly related to these discoveries.   Can you name any of these inventions?   Where were you? What were you doing, and What time did you hear about it?

Assn:  Discuss using Copy & Paste Special to Combine Data
          Assn:  Ex. 27 p. 120

Tuesday:

Topic:  When I get out of school, finish my college education and get a good job, I would like to buy my dream house.  I would describe is as . . .

Assn:  Mortgage Ammoritization Project - Handout
          (Be sure & save to your Portfolio Folder)
          
Wednesday:

Topic:  I think a reasonable amount to pay for a home each month is . . .?
Assn:  Mortgage Ammoritization Project - Handout
(Be sure & save to your Portfolio Folder)

Thursday:

Topic:  I think a house is a good/not so good investment for a young person just starting out because . . .
Assn:  Cont. work on Mortgage Ammoritization Project - Handout
(Be sure & save to your Portfolio Folder)

(Be sure to turn in copies of info on two homes you researched on the Internet for a grade)

Friday:

Topic:  I think I will purchase a house when I am . . .
Assn:  Cont. work on Mortgage Ammoritization Project - Handout
(Be sure & save to your Portfolio Folder)

(Be sure to turn in copies of info on two homes you researched on the Internet for a grade)

Part 1 is due by EOC Monday!

Assignments for week of 02/10/03

Monday:

Topic:  None

(Be sure to turn in copies of info on two homes you researched on the Internet for a grade)

Parts 2 & 3 are due by EOC Tuesday!

Tuesday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:  None

Assn:  Ex. 48, p. 210 & 211  Using What-If Data Tables

Wednesday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:  My favorite children's story book is ________ because . . .

Assn:  Complete & Print Ex. 48, p. 210 & 211 Using What-If Data Tables     

            Make Valentine's Day Card using Avery Template  http://www.avery.com (Use the Tent Card Template)

**Be sure & save both assignments along with your Ammoritization Schedule to your Portfolio Folder!

Thursday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:  What is the history or origin of Valentine's Day.  How did it come to be celebrated? 
Go to Yahoo.com & do a search for Valentines Day + Origin

Make Valentine's Day Card using Avery Template  http://www.avery.com (Product #8316)

**Be sure & save both assignments along with your Ammoritization Schedule to your Portfolio Folder!

Friday:

Update assignment journal

Print & turn in Topic Journal

Make Valentine's Day Card using Avery Template  http://www.avery.com (Product #8316)  Print for a Grade

**Be sure & save both assignments along with your Ammoritization Schedule to your Portfolio Folder!

Assignments for week of 02/17/03

Monday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:   If I had to choose between parachuting out of an airplane, bungi  jumping off a cliff, parasailing, or hang gliding off the side of a mountain, I would choose _____________ because. (Print & turn in Topic Journals if you were not here on Friday!)

Be sure you have completed & printed your Valentine's Day Card and saved to your Portfolio folder.

Assn:  Research information on the internet about your favorite holiday for upcoming Newsletter Project.

Tuesday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:  What sport that involves snow would you most like to try?

Assn:  Continue researching information on the internet about your favorite holiday for upcoming Newsletter Project.

Wednesday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:  I think you should start researching what you plan to do after high school by ..... because . . .

Assn:  Discuss Holiday Newsletter Assignment
           Begin working on project

Thursday:

Update assignment journal

Topic:  At this point in time I think the US is making a mistake/is doing the right thing by pursuing war with Iraq because. . .

Assn:  Cont. working on Holiday Newsletter Assignment

CHECK MISSING ASSIGNMENTS REPORT AND TURN IN ANY MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!
THIS IS THE LAST DAY TO TURN IN MISSING ASSIGNMENTS!

Friday:

Update assignment journal

Assn:  Cont. working on Holiday Newsletter Assignment
 

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