Welcome to the class website for Critical Thinking (2nd Semester). This class is designed to help you become more efficient in your study habits and reading skills as well as prepare for your life after high school.

The primary focus will be on test-taking techniques for the ACT, preparing for college, and developing critical thinking skills.

If you are absent please check this website for the make-up work.

ASSIGNMENTS: 2/6/17- 2/10/17

DATE CLASSWORK ABSENT?
2/6/17 (B Day) MON Read and present information: What mental health College students struggle with. Absent? Read the article Mental health challenges for college students

Write a summary for each challenge and submit for a grade.

2/7/17 (A Day) TUE Read and classroom discussion: High School crisis Absent? Read the article and summarize. Turn in for a grade.
2/8/17 (B Day) WED Read and classroom discussion: High School crisis Absent? Read the article and summarize. Turn in for a grade.
2/9/17 (A Day) THU Read and classroom discussion: Teen survey Absent? Read the article and summarize. Turn in for a grade.
2/10/17 (B Day) FRI Read and classroom discussion: Teen survey Absent? Read the article and summarize. Turn in for a grade.

 

ASSIGNMENTS: 1/30/17- 2/3/17

DATE CLASSWORK ABSENT?
1/30/17 (A Day) MON ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #15-30.
1/31/17 (B Day) TUE ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #15-30.
2/1/17 (A Day) WED ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #31-40.
2/2/17 (B Day) THU ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #31-40.
2/3/17 (A Day) FRI  

Read and present information: What mental health College students struggle with.

Absent? Read the article Mental health challenges for college students

Write a summary for each challenge and submit for a grade.

 

ASSIGNMENTS: 1/23/17- 1/27/17

DATE CLASSWORK ABSENT?
1/23/17 (B Day) MON ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #1-10.
1/24/17 (A Day) TUE ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #1-10.
1/25/17 (B Day) WED ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #11-20.
1/26/17 (A Day) THU ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #11-20.
1/27/17 (B Day) FRI ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test Absent? Complete #21-30.

 

ASSIGNMENTS: 1/16/17- 1/20/17

DATE CLASSWORK ABSENT?
1/16/17 (A Day) MON No School: MLK Day
1/17/17 (B Day) TUE Minimum Wage article

Minimum Wage by State

Min Wage and Tip Earning by State

Test! Write ten test questions based on the reading.

Absent? Read the articles on Minimum Wage and write ten test questions with the answers.
1/18/17 (A Day) WED ACT Science Practice test and review.
ACT Science test
Absent? Complete #1-10.
1/19/17 (B Day) THU  ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test  Absent? Complete #1-10.
1/20/17 (A Day) FRI ACT Science Practice test and review.ACT Science test  Absent? Complete #14-20.

 

ASSIGNMENTS: 1/9/17- 1/13/17

DATE CLASSWORK ABSENT?
1/9/17 (A Day) MON  (TBD) To be determined
1/10/17 (B Day) TUE Students will take the ACT Test at Donelson Fellowship. The test will be graded immediately and feedback will be given. Absent? No make-up assignment.
1/11/17 (A Day) WED  Students will take the ACT Test at Donelson Fellowship. The test will be graded immediately and feedback will be given. Absent? No make-up assignment.
1/12/17 (B Day) THU Introduction to class

Minimum Wage article

Minimum Wage by State

Min Wage and Tip Earning by State

Absent? Read the articles and view the links. Write a 100-word summary of what the article was about, what you learned, what interested you, and why this information is important.
1/13/17 (A Day) FRI Minimum Wage article

Minimum Wage by State

Min Wage and Tip Earning by State

 Absent? Read the articles and view the links. Write a 100-word summary of what the article was about, what you learned, what interested you, and why this information is important.

 

ASSIGNMENTS: 1/5/17- 1/6/17

DATE CLASSWORK ABSENT?
1/5/17 (A Day) THU Introduction to class

Minimum Wage article

Minimum Wage by State

Min Wage and Tip Earning by State

Absent? Read the articles and view the links. Write a 100-word summary of what the article was about, what you learned, what interested you, and why this information is important.
1/7/16 (B Day) FRI Introduction to class

Minimum Wage article

Minimum Wage by State

Min Wage and Tip Earning by State

Absent? Read the articles and view the links. Write a 100-word summary of what the article was about, what you learned, what interested you, and why this information is important.