Northrop High School 9th Grade

9th Grade Bruin Time Map

QUARTER 1

Thursday,

August 24th

Topic:

Welcome to Northrop!

What is Bruin Time?

Role of Your B.T. Advisor

Objective:

Students will gain a better understanding of the purpose of Bruin Time and will get to know their Advisor.

Resources

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Bruin Time Student Handout

OR

Video: What is Bruin Time?

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Get to Know Your Advisor

(Handout for Teacher)

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Ice Breaker Activities

-Salt n Pepper

-Truths and Lies Ice Breakers

-Starburst Icebreaker

-People Bingo

Blank Template for People Bingo

More Ice Breaker Activities

Note: this is a link to one article with three activities

-Blobs and Lines

-Concentric Circles

-This or That

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3-2-1 Reflection

Thursday,

August 31st 

Getting to Know You

Making the most of your high school experience

Students will continue to get to know teacher and classmates.

Students will learn about policies and procedures at Northrop.

Northrop Polices/Procedures/Expectations

Getting to Know You Sheet

Hand in Permission slips

Thursday,

September 7th

Understanding the Grade Scale and Assignment Types

Students will continue to get to know teachers and classmates.

Students will learn about our FWCS grade scale, summative/formative categories, and what this means for grades.

Team-building activity

Grade Scale Handout

Prepare for field trip next week

Thursday,

September 14th

Goal-Setting for Quarter One Students will learn about SMART goals and will use this model to establish personal and educational goals for quarter one.

Team-building activity

SMART Goals Handout

Goal-setting Handout

Thursday,

September 21st 

What Kind of Learner Are You?

Students will look at a questionnaire and determine what kind of learner they are (k,v, or a).

Teachers will conference with individual students on goals.

Learning Style Questionnaire

Conferencing

Thursday,

September 28th 

What Kind of Personality Type Are You?

Using Your Strengths and Weaknesses

Students will look at a questionnaire and determine their personality type, which will allow them to reflect on their strengths and weaknesses.

Teachers will conference with individual students on goals.

What kind of Personality? Questionnaire

Conferencing

Thursday,

October 5th

Test-Taking Strategies

Students will discuss different test-taking and test preparation strategies.

Teachers will conference with individual students on goals.

Test-Taking Strategies Handout

Conferencing

Thursday,

October 12th 

1st 9 Weeks Reflection 

Semester Goals

Students will reflect on the first nine weeks and their goals. Students will then set new goals for the end of first semester. Goal-Setting Reflection