August 21st – 25th

Microsoft Certification

Free time? Work on your modules!

Your first assessment will be Thursday, August 24 –

Covers the following: Increasing Self Awareness, Employability Skills, Work Readiness Traits, Communication, Memos, Attitude in the Workplace, Good Manners, Diversity, Dress for Success, SMART Goals, Job Applications, Resume and Cover Letters


For all business students, you should check the BLOG at the beginning of the week. I try and post my plans for the week by Monday morning. I will use this blog to post PowerPoints from class notes and to remind you of upcoming projects and assessments.

Monday:  GMETRIX – Students will work on GMETRIX Module 1 Microsoft Word with a grade higher than 80% to move on to Module 2 – Spelling Words (Business, Restaurant, Entrepreneurship, Activities, References)  GMETRIX and Certiport Setup for Microsoft Certification if anyone does not have an account set up – Begin review for  assessment on Thursday.

Tuesday: Cover Letter and Resume –  Project packs will be turned in today (Job Application, Reference Sheet, Cover Letter and Resume) – Students complete their graphic organizers.

Wednesday:  Teamwork  – Colored Cards for teamwork activity (group activity) – What is Synergy? – Teamwork Interview Challenge (Due Monday) – Human Knot and Numbers – Elements of Teamwork – Teamwork Vocabulary (due Friday) – Review for Assessment

Thursday: Unit 1 Assessment  –  When you finish, you should work on Teamwork Vocabulary and GMETRIX

Friday : Teamwork – Shapes Challenge – Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development – Forming/Norming/Storming/Performing – Graphic Organizer – Lecture and Discussion – Video Clips from Remember the Titans – Ribbon Location Scavenger Hunt