Junior Seminar

by Eugene International High School on

JUNIOR SEMINAR 2017-2018

Trimester 1:  Packet

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Trimester 2:  Packet

For Trimester 2 students will:

  • Start the research process for the IB Extended Essay.  Students will be learning research skills and exploring their  academic passions.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 CAS Hours (any area – Creativity,Action,Service)

Trimester 2 Due Dates:

December 13 – 1)Sample Essay Exploratory Assignment; 2)Parent/Student Packet Review Verification Form
January 17 – Online Research Assignment
January 24 – Topic Discovery and Exploratory Questions
January 26 – Approval of 15 CAS hours (minimum amount) for Trimester 2 in ManageBac
January 31-February 27 – Individual conference with seminar teacher
March 9 – 1)Preliminary Research Assignment; 2)Completion of 15 CAS hours (minimum amount) for Trimester 2 in ManageBac

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Trimester 3: Packet

For Trimester 3 students will:

  • Engage in planning and preparation for the IB Extended Essay which will include:1)creating a blueprint to use as the basis to successfully complete the IB Extended Essay; 2)finding a technical advisor who can mentor them through the research process on their topic (supplemental materials: Finding an Essay Advisor and Letter to Technical Essay Advisor); and 3)locating evidence and notes relevant to their topic.
  • Complete a minimum of 15 CAS Hours (any area – Creativity,Action,Service)

Trimester 3 Due Dates:

April 4 – Parent/Student Packet Review Verification Form
April 27 – 1)Essay Advisor Form Due; 2)Approval of 15 CAS hours (minimum amount) for Trimester 3 in ManageBac
May 2 – Evidence and Notes Assignment is due to EE Page in ManageBac
June 1 – Blueprint due to EE page in ManageBac
June 8 – Completion of 15 CAS hours (minimum amount) with supervisor reviews and 2 reflections or pieces of evidence for these hours for Trimester 3 in ManageBac

Written by: Eugene International High School