Junior Seminar

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JUNIOR SEMINAR 2019-2020                                                                                                                     *Click here for the CAS Hours Verification Form*

Trimester 1:   2019-2020 Tri 1 Packet

For Trimester 1 students will:
>Be introduced to Google Classroom for CAS
>Discuss requirements for CAS, Pre-CAS Planning and Goal Setting, and the CAS Group Project
>Complete a minimum of 15 SERVICE Hours along with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours
>Complete Personalized Learning Requirements (required for high school graduation)
>Turn in Parent/Student Review Verification Form

Trimester 1 Due Dates:
Sept 20, 2019 – 1)Parent/Student Review Verification Form due; 2) Read Pre-CAS Planning and Goal Setting Exercise and come to seminar class ready to discuss
Oct 4, 2019 – 1)Submit completed “CAS Activity Entry Form” to Google Classroom; 2)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
Nov 22, 2019 – All first trimester work due: 1)15 hours of SERVICE completed with supervisor reviews (turn in CAS Hours Verification Forms – see link above); 2)One or more reflections or pieces of evidence for hours (submit “CAS Reflection” assignment to Google Classroom); 3)Personalized Learning Requirements completed; 4)”Pre-CAS Planning and Goal Setting Exercise” paper due if you did not do it during the Sept. 20 seminar class.

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Trimester 2:   2019-2020 Tri 2 Packet

For Trimester 2 students will:
>Begin the exciting adventure of researching and writing the Eugene IHS IB Extended Essay (senior paper)
>Have an individual conference with a junior teacher to explore potential topics for the Eugene IHS IB Extended Essay
>Complete a minimum of 15 CAS hours along with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours
>Choose a CAS group project to be completed by trimester 2 of senior year

Trimester 2 Due Dates:
Dec 13, 2019- 1)Parent/Student Review Verification Form due; 2)Sample Essay Exploratory Assignment completed in Google Classroom.
Jan 10, 2020 – Submit CAS Group Project Proposal to Google Classroom by 2:35pm before coming to seminar class.
Jan 24, 2020 – 1)Paper copy of Topic Discovery and Exploratory Questions Assignment Due at the beginning of seminar; 2)15 hours of CAS planned and approved in Google Classroom; 3)Sign up for an Individual Conference with Seminar teacher during Jan 27-Feb 27 to discuss senior paper topic and get individual assistance; 4)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
Feb 7, 2020 – Submit Online Research Assignment to Google Classroom by the end of the day.
Mar 6, 2020 – All second trimester work due: 1)15 hours of CAS completed with supervisor reviews (turn in CAS Hours Verification Forms – see link above); 2)One or more reflections or pieces of evidence for hours (submit “CAS Reflection” assignment to Google Classroom); 3)Preliminary Research Assignment due in Google Classroom.

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Trimester 3:    2019-2020 Tri 3 Packet

For Trimester 3 students will:
>Submit Preliminary Research Assignment Revision
>Submit Blueprint Assignment
>Complete a minimum of 1 hour of CAS along with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours

Trimester 3 Due Dates:
May 1, 2020 – 1)1 hours of CAS planned and approved. This is necessary for a passing; 2)Optional: Essay/Technical Advisor Form due
May 8, 2020 – Preliminary Research Assignment Revision is due to Google Classroom
May 29, 2020 -1) Blueprint Assignment is due to Google Classroom; 2)Email from your school librarian confirming an extra credit research
interview due.
June 5, 2020 – All third trimester work due: 1)Complete reflection on Extended Essay work completed so far and submit to Google Classroom; 2)Submit your Term 3 CAS Reflection on at least one (1) hour of CAS to Google Classroom.  (You do not need to submit CAS verification forms.)


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