College and Career Readiness (CCR)

  • This course is an elective course designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue the college and/or career of your dreams through the instruction of Organizational skills, decision-making, time management, citizenship, and ethical behavior are a few of the themes emphasized in this course.. CCR students are expected to be motivated, able to manage their time so that school and studies become a top priority. This means that they will need to be responsible for making wise and sometimes difficult choices. Among the varied activities in this course, students will research and present a project on a college or university, write a personal mission statement, research a potential career, learn to write resumes, fill out job applications, conduct interviews, manage personal finances as well as perform 6 hours of community service outside of school hours. Students are required to dress-up for all class presentations.(No jeans or athletic shoes, no shirts with writing on them.

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  • Course Description:

    This course is an elective course designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to pursue the college and/or career of your dreams through the instruction of Organizational skills, decision-making, time management, citizenship, and ethical behavior are a few of the themes emphasized in this course.. CCR students are expected to be motivated, able to manage their time so that school and studies become a top priority.  This means that they will need to be responsible for making wise and sometimes difficult choices. Among the varied activities in this course, students will research and present a project on a college or university, write a personal mission statement, research a potential career, learn to write resumes, fill out job applications, conduct interviews, manage personal finances as well as perform 6 hours of community service outside of school hours. Students are required to dress-up for all class presentations.(No jeans or athletic shoes, no shirts with writing on them.

                                  Materials Needed Daily:                          A lack  of materials wastes valuable class time and interferes with success.

        3-ring binder (This may be a shared binder with other classes.)

     3 divider tabs labeled “Journals,” “Classwork/Notes,” “Graded Work”

        loose-leaf lined paper (college ruled)

        at least two black or blue ink pens

        at least two sharpened pencils

        ** Chromebook (Charged)**

                   Absence and Tardy Policy

    1.  Students who are not in the classroom when the bell rings are tardy. A student who does not immediately take his or her seat when the bell rings is also considered tardy. (Will call Home)

    2. See Student handbook for consequences for tardies to school (1st block and Late arrival 2nd Block) and tardies to 2nd,3rd, and 4th Blocks

    3. Remember that excused and unexcused count against your attendance. .

    4. You are only allowed 5 excused or unexcused absences in a semester class. .

    5. Students are entirely responsible for making up any and all work from when they were absent. It is not the teacher’s responsibility to track you down and make sure you make-up your work.

    6. Missed tests can be made up after school. Please make arrangements with your teacher ahead of time.

                                  Late Work & Extra Credit                                           

    1. Late work is accepted one day late -5 pts, 2nd day -10 pts..

    2. Extra Credit will not be given.

    Units of Study

    1. Goal Setting

    2. Career Research

    3. College Research

    4. Financial Literacy

    5. Relationships/Handling Conflict      6. Digital Literacy


    Grading Scale (10 pt)

    • A: 90-100
    • B: 80-89
    • C: 70-79
    • D: 60-69
    • F: 0-59

    Wednesdays Stude and make-up work

    Each Wednesday, the last 45 minutes of class will be time set aside for all students in this class to be

    able to make-up work form this class and other classes. The student must go ask their teacher to put any make-up  work or make-up tests in Coach Lockwood’s box by 8:10 am on Wednesday’s in the Academy conference room on the 600 hall.  

    Grading Breakdown per 9 weeks:

    10%  Participation- Starts with 100 and decrease by 2 points for each missed day, excused or unexcused. Student scan Make this up by doing extra assignments or Saturday school..

    15% Daily Assignments: These include in-class work, homework, and participation in classroom discussions and team-building activities.

    10% Exams: Engagement resulting in progress towards mastery of standardized testing skills.

    65% Major Assessments: Various reflective assignments showcasing student mastery of unit content. Projects, tests, etc.

                          Classroom Expectations             

    1. Students are expected to demonstrate  maturity, responsibility, and respect for others.  The work that they submit must be their own.

    2. Bring all materials (ChromeBook, class binder, loose-leaf paper, pen, pencil) to class every day. If you do not have a needed supply, quietly ask another student if they will loan it to you. If they refuse, raise your hand and ask the teacher. Excessive borrowing of supplies will result in lunch detention.

    3. Remain in your seat unless you have permission to be out of it.

    4. No food, or drinks – water is ok in a clear water bottle ONLY.

    5. Cell phones, and other electronic devices will follow district policy.

    6. Please raise your hand if you have a question or would like to make a comment.

    7. No sleeping or resting your head on the desks.

    8. You are expected to remain in class for the duration of the class period.

    9. You are not dismissed by the bell, but by the teacher.


    Students that need help with this class may come before or after school, Monday- Friday to room 606 in the Freshman Academy.


    My Website:

    https://www.anderson5.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=30887


    You may also get to my Google Classroom Via my website.


    Teacher Contact information:

    Beecherlockwood@anderson5.net

    School Phone # (864) 260-5110


    1st and 2nd Semester Schedule:

    1st Block CCR

    2nd Block CCR

    1st Lunch

    3rd Block CCR

    4th Block Planning

     

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