Study Skills Seminar


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This is a record of the Study Skills assignments for the 1999-2000 school year by week. Please be aware that because of the A/B scheduling system, some of the listings for your particular class might be off by one or two days.
Last updated 1/14/00
1st Quarter Assignments (Sept - Oct)
Current Assignments
Key:
assignment due in class
homework assignment
linked text
 
Second Quarter
Week 1 (Nov 7 - 11)
  • Day 1: Internet Research
  • Day 2
    • Work Day
    • Research for Social Science project
Week 2 (Nov 15 - 19)
  • Day 1: Internet Research
  • Day 2: Ebsco and online journal resources
    • Introduction to Ebsco - Ms. Wagner
      • Online catalog of magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals
      • Useful for Final Paper
    • Study Time
  • Day 3: Work Day
    • Finish/print social science itinerary
    • Find/print animal testing article, due in English class next week
    • Finish other homework
Week 3 (November 22 - 24)
  • Day 1: Internet Research
    • Review search engines, Boolean expressions
    • Hints for searching
    • Trivial Pursuit web search (students given cards, must answer question and give an internet address that contains the information)
  • Day 2: Internet Research
    • Finish Trivial Pursuit searching
    • Work Day
Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

FINAL PAPER DUE DATES:
  • Annotated bibliography (all 5+ sources): December 9/10 in Freshmen Seminar
  • Typed draft of the paper: January 4/5 in Lab Tech
  • Final Paper: January 17/18 in Lab Tech


Week 4 (Nov 29 - December 3)
  • Day 1: Semester Paper
    • Due dates reviewed (above)
    • Work on
      • Lab Tech write up
      • Personal Magazines
      • Social Science Quiz
      • Semester Paper, bibliography due next week
  • Day 2: Work Day
  • Day 3: Semester Paper
    • Work on
      • Lab Tech write up
      • Personal Magazines
      • Social Science Quiz
      • Semester Paper, bibliography due next week
Week 5 (Dec 6 - 10)
  • Day 1: Semester Paper
    • Due dates reviewed (above)
    • Work on
      • Social Science Quiz
      • Semester Paper, bibliography due this week
  • Day 2: Semester Paper
    • Study Time
    • Due dates reviewed (above)
    • Work on
      • Social Science Quiz
      • Semester Paper, bibliography due today!!
Week 6 (Dec 13-17)
  • Day 1: Semester Paper
    • Make title/short title
    • Format pages
    • Write paper
    • Paper draft due January 4
    • Paper details
  • Day 2: Semester Paper
    • Study Time
    • Write papers
    • Paper draft due January 4
    • Paper details
  • Day 3: Semester Paper
    • Review paper format
    • Write papers
    • Paper draft due January 4
    • Paper details


WINTER BREAK Dec 18 - Jan 3
NO SCHOOL UNTIL JANUARY 3
REMEMBER: Paper drafts due Jan. 4/5!!!

Week 7 (Jan 3 - 7)

  • Day 1: Semester Paper
    • Review paper format
    • Write papers
    • Paper draft due January 4
    • Paper details
  • Day 2: Using Reference Materials
    • Study time
    • Textbook use reading and questions
Week 8 (Jan 10 - 14) Week 9 (Jan 17 - 21)
  • Day 1: Semester Paper
    • Review paper format
    • Paper final due January 17 or 18 in Lab Tech
    • Paper details
    • Study for semester exams
  • Day 2: Semester exams
    • Word Processing quiz
END OF FIRST SEMESTER