Academic Advisory
Berthoud High School
-Mr. Ranweiler / Room 242

Course Outline / Expectations:


Warmups Template:


8 JAN 2016 - FRIDAY

4th Hour / 8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
  1. A boy is walking around in a carnival and he sees a single man in a booth. He walks up to the man and asks what the booth is for. "Well," says the man, "I can write your exact weight on this slip of paper. If I get it wrong, I pay you $20. If I get it right, you pay me $20." The boy looks around, and seeing no scales, agrees. 5 minutes later, the man has gotten $20 from the boy. How?Show Answer
  2. How can you go from DINER to MENUS, changing one letter at a time and forming another English word in each step?Show Answer
  3. There are 2 men who are hairdressers. They are the only ones in town. Everyone in town goes to them and never goes to hairdressers out of town. You decide to go to the hairdressers. The one on the left has a big bald patch in the middle of his head. The one on the right's hair is lovely and shiny with no hair out of place. So, which one do you choose, the one on the left, or the one on the right?Show Answer
  4. There is a man on an island prison, he cannot swim. One day he escapes using nothing but himself. There is no bridge. How does he do it?Show Answer

In Class-
Self-Assess

"I like to move it, move it!"


E of L-
Let's get to gettin'!

7 JAN 2016 - THURSDAY

4th Hour / 8th Hour
WU-

Brain Teasers

http://www.pedagonet.com/brain/brainers.html

In Class-
Self-Assess

"I like to move it, move it!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzSdPxlGGZc

Myer's Briggs personality test
http://www.onlinepersonalitytests.org/mbti on-line test they can take and send to email.
E of L-
Let' get to gettin'!

5 JAN 2016 - TUESDAY

4th Hour / 8th Hour
WU-
What is one highlight and one lowlight from your first day?
Describe your game plan for success this semester.

In Class-
Course outline / Expectations / Name cards

"I like to move it, move it!"

Myer's Briggs personality test

http://www.onlinepersonalitytests.org/mbti on-line test they can take and send to email.
http://www.graspingforobjectivity.com/2013/12/big-bang-theory-mbti-chart.html big bang
http://16mbti.blogspot.com/2013/07/superhero-mbti_8.html Superhero one
Brain Teasers
http://www.pedagonet.com/brain/brainers.html

E of L-
Got homework?
What are YOU going to do next?










24 SEPT 2015 - THURSDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
http://www.funwithpuzzles.com/2012/03/fun-brain-teasers-with-answers-to.html

In Class-
"I'm pretty good at..."
"I need to work a little harder at..."

WHAT ARE YOUR GRADES? ARE YOU MISSING ANYTHING?

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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14 SEPT 2015 - MONDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...

In Class-
"I'm pretty good at..."
"I need to work a little harder at..."

WHAT ARE YOUR GRADES? ARE YOU MISSING ANYTHING?

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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11 SEPT 2015 - FRIDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
    • A woman walks into a restaurant and asks the manager for a glass of water. The manager aims a gun at her, the woman was pleased, said thank you and left. Why?
    • Show AnswerShow More
  1. >>

    Detective Mysteries: Put yourself in the detective's shoes to solve the case.
    • A man went into a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone at the party who drunk the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die?
    • Show AnswerShow More
  2. >>

    Math Games: Use your math skills to figure out the answers.
    • In a drawer you have black socks and white socks. They are not stored away in pairs. Without looking, how many times will you have to reach into the drawer to come out with a matching pair?
    • Show AnswerShow More
  3. >>

    Poem Riddles: Teasers worded as poems.
    • I have four wings, but cannot fly,
    • I never laugh and never cry;
    • On the same spot I'm always found,
    • toiling away with little sound.
    • What am I?
    • Show AnswerShow More

http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/BrainTeasers/

In Class-
"I'm pretty good at..."
"I need to work a little harder at..."

WHAT ARE YOUR GRADES? ARE YOU MISSING ANYTHING?

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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10 SEPT 2015 - THURSDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
  1. A boy is walking around in a carnival and he sees a single man in a booth. He walks up to the man and asks what the booth is for. "Well," says the man, "I can write your exact weight on this slip of paper. If I get it wrong, I pay you $20. If I get it right, you pay me $20." The boy looks around, and seeing no scales, agrees. 5 minutes later, the man has gotten $20 from the boy. How?Show Answer
  2. How can you go from DINER to MENUS, changing one letter at a time and forming another English word in each step?Show Answer
  3. There are 2 men who are hairdressers. They are the only ones in town. Everyone in town goes to them and never goes to hairdressers out of town. You decide to go to the hairdressers. The one on the left has a big bald patch in the middle of his head. The one on the right's hair is lovely and shiny with no hair out of place. So, which one do you choose, the one on the left, or the one on the right?Show Answer
  4. There is a man on an island prison, he cannot swim. One day he escapes using nothing but himself. There is no bridge. How does he do it?Show Answer



http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/BrainTeasers/

In Class-
FINISH / Wrap up:
Essay (rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."

Locus of Control
http://wilderdom.com/psychology/loc/Measures.html

WHAT ARE YOUR GRADES? ARE YOU MISSING ANYTHING?

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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4 SEPT 2015 - FRIDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
Clever Brain Teasers: Riddles that require extra brain power.
  • What moves forwards and backwards but has no legs, it cannot talk, it cannot walk, it doesn't slither or crawl across the floor either. It comes in different shapes, sizes and colours. What is it?
  • Show AnswerShow More
Detective Mysteries: Put yourself in the detective's shoes to solve the case.
  • Jack tells Jill, "This isn't the $5 bill you left on the the table. I found it between pages 15 and 16 of Harry Potter."


Math Games: Use your math skills to figure out the answers.
Poem Riddles: Teasers worded as poems.
  • You may enter, but you may not come in,

  • I have space, but no room,

  • I have keys, but open no lock.


http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/BrainTeasers/

In Class-
FINISH / Wrap up:
Essay (rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."

WHAT ARE YOUR GRADES? ARE YOU MISSING ANYTHING?

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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3 SEPT 2015 - THURSDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
1. Clever Brain Teasers: Riddles that require extra brain power.
2. Detective Mysteries: Put yourself in the detective's shoes to solve the case.
  • A man went into a party and drank some of the punch. He then left early. Everyone at the party who drunk the punch subsequently died of poisoning. Why did the man not die?
  • Show AnswerShow More
3. Math Games: Use your math skills to figure out the answers.
  • A farmer has seventeen sheep. All but nine of them die. How many sheep does he have left?
  • Show AnswerShow More
4. Poem Riddles: Teasers worded as poems.
  • You may enter, but you may not come in,
  • I have space, but no room,
  • I have keys, but open no lock.
  • What am I?
  • Show AnswerShow More
http://www.squiglysplayhouse.com/BrainTeasers/

In Class-
FINISH / Wrap up:
Essay (rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."

WHAT ARE YOUR GRADES? ARE YOU MISSING ANYTHING?

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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1 SEPT 2015 - TUESDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
1.
The king of Persia has a visitor who will be his new minister of defence.When he comes the king greets him and asks politely "would you like a tour of the city " the visitor says "ok". As the two of them are walking the king points at a beggar with a donkey and says "that man there is the richest man in the city apart from me" the visitor asks "how"the king replies "well he seems to be smuggling something, but we don't no when he does it " so the minister comes up with an idea of having guards search him whenever he goes in or out of the city but this plan does not work.
What does the man smuggle?

2.
How many apples would you have if you took two apples from three apples?

3.
A cowboy rides into town on Tuesday. He is tired, so he decides to stay at the town's hotel. He rides out of town on Sunday. He hasn't left town in the meantime or stayed anywhere else, but he only pays the hotel for two nights. How does he do it, without breaking the law?

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/fun.html

In Class-
Keep working on:
Essay (rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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31 AUG 2015 - MONDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
1.
Imagine you are in a room, no doors windows or anything,
how do you get out?

2.
If an electric train is going 150 miles per hour north and the wind is blowing the same south, which way does the smoke blow?

3.
We live in a large tower block, 10 floors high. My 5 year old son goes to school each day using the lift from the 10th floor to the ground floor. However, when he returns in the evening, he uses the lift to get to the 5th floor and then uses the stairs for the remaining 5 floors. Why?

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/fun.html

In Class-
Keep working on:
Essay (rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."



"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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28 AUG 2015 - FRIDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Brain Teasers...
1.
A man gets an egg and a rocket kit. The man builds the rocket and puts the egg inside it. Then the man stands back and launches the rocket. The rocket suddenly blew up. The egg was not damaged how come?


2.
Two women and two doctors walk into an ice cream parlor. They each order an ice cream cone. When their ice creams come, there is only 1 strawberry,1 chocolate and 1 vanilla.
How come they didn't complain?


3.
When James was nine years old he hammered a nail into a tree to mark his height. Ten years later, James returned to see how much higher the nail was. If the tree grew by four inches each year, how much higher would the nail be?

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/fun.html
In Class-
Keep working on:

Essay (rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."


"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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27 AUG 2015 - THURSDAY

8th Hour
WU-
What are 2 things you are going to accomplish during this class period?

In Class-
START:
Essay (begin rough draft)
"If I was mayor for a day..."

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!

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25 AUG 2015 - TUESDAY

8th Hour
WU-
Do an ANAGRAM of your first OR last name:
example:
R-running
A-anxious
N-nice
W-weird
E-eating
I-independent
L-loyal
E-energy
R-respectful

In Class-
Seating Chart
Name cards

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

SMART Goals activity


FINISH
Myer's Briggs personality test
http://www.onlinepersonalitytests.org/mbti on-line test they can take and send to email.http://www.graspingforobjectivity.com/2013/12/big-bang-theory-mbti-chart.html big banghttp://16mbti.blogspot.com/2013/07/superhero-mbti_8.html Superhero one
Got homework?
What are YOU going to do next?

24 AUG 2015 - Monday

8th Hour
WU-
Finish Personality Test
-Who are you? What does it say about you?

In Class-
Review
Course outline / Expectations / Name cards

"I like to move it, move it!"
Let's do some!

Goals activity

...if needed to finish...
Myer's Briggs personality test
http://www.onlinepersonalitytests.org/mbti on-line test they can take and send to email.http://www.graspingforobjectivity.com/2013/12/big-bang-theory-mbti-chart.html big banghttp://16mbti.blogspot.com/2013/07/superhero-mbti_8.html Superhero one
E of L-
Got homework?
What are YOU going to do next?

21 AUG 2015 - Friday

8th Hour
WU-
What is one highlight and one lowlight from your first day?
Describe your game plan for success on Monday.

In Class-
Course outline / Expectations / Name cards

"I like to move it, move it!"

Myer's Briggs personality test

http://www.onlinepersonalitytests.org/mbti on-line test they can take and send to email.
http://www.graspingforobjectivity.com/2013/12/big-bang-theory-mbti-chart.html big bang
http://16mbti.blogspot.com/2013/07/superhero-mbti_8.html Superhero one

E of L-
Got homework?
What are YOU going to do next?




18 SEPT 2015 - FRIDAY


8th Hour

Students need to complete the Brain Teasers handout
and turn it in BEFORE they can start their homework.

-They should be working on homework or reading

1 student can use bathroom/get water at a time

If a student needs something other than the above,
they need to have their agenda signed by the teacher.

Only 5 students at a time are allowed to use the IMC
(they need to put their name and time on the whiteboard)-
If there is a large number that need to use it, please switch them
half way through the class time.



Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!


Time filler, if necessary
-watch from the center laptop

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21 SEPT 2015 - MONDAY


8th Hour

Students need to complete the Brain Teasers handout
and turn it in BEFORE they can start their homework.

-They should be working on homework or reading

1 student can use bathroom/get water at a time

If a student needs something other than the above,
they need to have their agenda signed by the teacher.

Only 5 students at a time are allowed to use the IMC
(they need to put their name and time on the whiteboard)-
If there is a large number that need to use it, please switch them
half way through the class time.

Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!


Time filler, if necessary
-watch from the center laptop

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22 SEPT 2015 - TUESDAY




8th Hour



Students need to complete the Brain Teasers handout

and turn it in BEFORE they can start their homework.



-They should be working on homework or reading



1 student can use bathroom/get water at a time



If a student needs something other than the above,

they need to have their agenda signed by the teacher.



Only 5 students at a time are allowed to use the IMC

(they need to put their name and time on the whiteboard)-

If there is a large number that need to use it, please switch them

half way through the class time.



Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!





Time filler, if necessary

-watch from the center laptop



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23 SEPT 2015 - WEDNESDAY




8th Hour



Students need to complete the Brain Teasers handout

and turn it in BEFORE they can start their homework.



-They should be working on homework or reading



1 student can use bathroom/get water at a time



If a student needs something other than the above,

they need to have their agenda signed by the teacher.



Only 5 students at a time are allowed to use the IMC

(they need to put their name and time on the whiteboard)-

If there is a large number that need to use it, please switch them

half way through the class time.



Class work time - Let's Git Er Done!





Time filler, if necessary

-watch from the center laptop



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