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picking a high school


Curipod generated lesson: "picking a high school". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What qualities do you think are important in a high school?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Location: Consider the distance to and from school and the safety of the surrounding area. Programs: Consider the school's academic programs, extracurricular activities, sports teams, and clubs. Culture: Consider the school's atmosphere and culture and determine if it is a good fit for you.
Choosing a High School: Things to Consider
3. Slide
60 seconds
Curriculum: The courses offered by a school, which can vary greatly from school to school. Extracurricular Activities: Non-academic activities offered by a school, such as clubs, sports teams, or other activities. Location: Where the school is located and how that will affect your daily commute.
4. Slide
60 seconds
High school athletes have a better chance of getting into college than regular students. Every school has a different grading system, meaning that the same grade can mean something different depending on the school. High school extracurricular activities can be used to build a resume and help you stand out when applying to college.
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5. Open question
300 seconds
What qualities do you think you should look for in a high school?
6. Open question
300 seconds
What activities or classes might be important to you in your high school experience?
7. Open question
300 seconds
What factors have influenced your decision-making process in picking a high school?
8. Open question
300 seconds
What do you think will be the most challenging part of high school for you?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a snowman doubled in size and wearing a backpack full of hot chocolate packets
10. Drawings
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Question: You are a 9th grader who needs to pick a high school. What do you do? Clues: • Talk to your friends and family about their experiences in different high schools. • Research online about the different curriculums and activities offered in each school. • Attend open houses, if available, for each school you are considering. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Brainstorm as a group the advantages and disadvantages of each school you are considering. B. Draw a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the different schools.
11. Poll
60 seconds
What factors should you consider when picking a high school?
  • All of the above
  • Location
  • Academic programs
  • Extracurricular activities
12. Poll
60 seconds
What is an important consideration when choosing a high school?
  • Class size
  • Favorite color
  • School mascot
13. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is NOT a typical consideration when choosing a high school?
  • The popularity of the school on social media
  • Quality of cafeteria food
  • Availability of sports facilities
14. Poll
60 seconds
Why is it important to visit potential high schools before making a decision?
  • To get a feel for the campus and atmosphere
  • To see if your friends are also applying there
  • To find out how many students wear uniforms
15. Poll
60 seconds
What type of extracurricular activities should you consider when choosing a high school?
  • Music and arts programs
  • Clubs and organizations
  • Sports teams
16. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What criteria do you think is most important to consider when picking a high school?

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