Junior Seminar

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JUNIOR SEMINAR 2018-2019                    *Click here for the CAS Hours Verification Form*

Trimester 1:   2018-2019 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 21, 2018 – Parent/Student Review Verification Form
Sept 28, 2018 – Read Pre-CAS Planning and Goal Setting Exercise and come to seminar class ready to discuss
Oct 5, 2018 – 1)Submit completed “CAS Activity Entry Form” to Google Classroom; 2)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
Nov 21, 2018 – 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. 28 seminar class.

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Trimester 2:   2018-2019 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,Activity,Service)long with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours

Trimester 2 Due Dates:
Dec 14, 2018 – 1)Parent/Student Packet Review Verification Form; 2)Sample Essay Exploratory Assignment completed in Google Classroom
Jan 11 2019 by 2:35pm (before Seminar Class) – CAS Group Project Proposal completed in Google Classroom
Jan 25, 2019 – 1)15 hours of CAS planned and approved (submit completed “CAS Activity Entry Form” to Google Classroom); 2)Topic Discovery and Exploratory Questions Assignment; 3)Sign up for an Individual Conference with Seminar teacher during Jan 28-Feb 28 to discuss senior paper topic and get individual assistance;  3)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional)
Feb 8, 2019 – Online Research Assignment completed in Google Classroom
March 15, 2019 – All first trimester work due: 1)Preliminary Research Assignment completed in Google Classroom; 2)15 CAS hours completed with supervisor reviews in Google Classroom (turn in CAS Hours Verification Forms – see link above); 3)One or more reflections or pieces of evidence for hours (submit “CAS Reflection” assignment to Google Classroom).

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Trimester 3: 2018-2019 Packet

For Trimester 3 students will:
>Engage in planning and preparation for the IB Extended Essay.
>Complete a minimum of 15 CAS Hours (any area – Creativity,Activity,Service) along with one or more reflections or pieces of evidence for those hours

Trimester 3 Due Dates:
April 5, 2019 – Parent/Student Packet Review Verification Form due
April 26, 2019 – 1)Essay/Technical Advisor Form (click here for Essay/Technical Advisor Assignment and Letter to Technical Advisor); 2)15 hours of CAS planned and approved (submit completed “CAS Activity Entry Form” to Google Classroom); 3)Pass/No Pass Grade Option Form due (optional).
May 1, 2019 – Evidence and Notes Assignment completed in Google Classroom under the Classwork > EE/Senior Paper tab. Attach as a Google Doc.
May 31, 2019 –  1)Extra Credit – Research Conference Form (optional)
June 7, 2019 – 1)Blueprint Assignment completed in Google Classroom under the Classwork >EE/Senior Paper tab; 2)15 CAS hours completed with supervisor reviews in Google Classroom (turn in CAS Hours Verification Forms – see link above); 3)One or more reflections or pieces of evidence for hours (submit “CAS Reflection” assignment to Google Classroom); 2)Anticipated IB diploma candidates will complete their first reflection section of the “Reflections on Planning and Progress Form” (RPPF).


Written by: Eugene International High School