Due Dates

4th Six Weeks (Beginning January 5)

WEEKLY TYPING TESTS:  Fridays

Assignment #1:  “When I Grow Up”
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs.  January 6/7
Date Due: Friday, January 8  BEGINNING OF CLASS
Make Up/Retake Due Date: Friday, January 15

Assignment #2  Organization Chart Using “Smart Art”
Date Assigned:  Monday, January 11
Due Date:  Monday January 11 End of class
Retake/Make-Up Due Date:  Tuesday, January 19

Assignment #3:  “Table Quiz”
Date Assigned:  Tuesday,  January 12
Date Due: Tuesday, January 12
Make Up/Retake Due Date: Tuesday, January 19

Assignment #4:  “Chart Quiz”
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs. January 13/14
Date Due: Wed./Thurs. January 13/14
Make Up/Retake Due Date: Wed/Thurs.  January 20/21

Assignment #5/6  “Practice Test”
Date Assigned:  Wed/Thurs. January 13/14
Date Due:  Wed./Thurs. January 13/14
Make Up/Retake Due Date  January 20/21

Assignment #7  Unit Test-Charts and Tables(Major Grade)
Date Assigned:  Tues. January 19
Date Due:  Tues. January 19
Make-Ups/Retakes Due Date:  Wed./Thurs. January 27/28

PROGRESS REPORT GRADES ARE TURNED IN JANUARY 26

Assignment #8  MCAS Certification/Certiport Practice Test(Major Grade)
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs. January 27/28
Due Date:  Wed./Thurs. January 27/28
Make up/Retakes Due:  Wed./Thurs. February 3/4
   NOTE: If you do not make-up this test before February 3/4 you will not be allowed to take the Microsoft Certification Exam.  This exam is computer administered, 50 minutes, and must be taken in one session.  The highest score on the Practice Test or MCAS Certification exam will be counted for a major grade.

Assignment #9  MCAS Certification Exam(for those who recive a score of 600 or higher on the Practice Exam)
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs. February 3/4
Due Date:  Same
Retake:  Must be taken outside of class if you do not pass the first test; schedule a time with Mrs. Clayton

Assignment #10  Microsoft Excel 2007 Quiz #1
Date Assigned:  Monday, February 8
Date Due:  Monday, February 8
Make-Up/Retake Due:  Tuesday, February 16

Assignment #11  Unit C Excel 52-68 and Skill Review #1-#9 (pg. 71) Completed Files
Date Assigned:  Friday, February 5
Due Date:  Friday, February 12  End of Class
Make Up/Retake Due:  Tuesday, February 16

Assignment #12  Excel Unit C Exam (Major Grade)
Date Assigned:  Wednesday/Thursday February 17/18
Due Date:  Wednesday/Thursday February 17/18
Make-Ups/Retakes  Prior to Wednesday, February 24(Grades due) GRADES WILL BE POSTED BY SUNDAY EVENING, FEB. 21.  Tutorials Monday and Tuesday A.M. Feb. 22 and 23.

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5th Six Weeks (Beginning February 22, 2010)

Ongoing-Unit Checklists; due when test for the Unit is given(checklists will count for a MAJOR GRADE).

If your assignment is handed in after the due date, this work is considered late and counts as your retake grade.  Do NOT ask to retake work you have handed in late.  The retake policy only applies to work that has been handed in ON TIME.

Assignment #1  Excel Formulas Quiz
Date Assigned:  Monday, February 22
Date Due:  Monday, February 22
Make ups/Retakes Due:  Monday, March 1

Assignment #2 Skills Review-Unit B  pp.44-45
Date Assigned:  Tuesday, February 23
Date Due:  Wed./Thurs. February 24/25
Make-Ups/Retakes:  Wed./Thurs. March 3/4

Assignment #3  Formatting/Functions Vocabulary
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs. February 24/25
Date Due:  Friday, March 5
Make-Ups/Retakes Due:  Friday, March 12

Assignment #4  Toys R Us Shopping Spree
Date Assigned:  Monday, March 1
Date Due:  Tuesday, March 2
Mkae-Ups/Retakes:  Tuesday, March 9

Assignment #5  Unit B Test-Formulas/Functions(Major Grade)
Date Assigned:  Friday, March 5
Date Due:  Friday, March 5
Make-Ups/Retakes Due:  Friday, March 12
There will be no retakes given after March 12.  You must attend a mandatory tutorial to be eligible for a retake.

Assignment #6  Unit D Quiz-Charts and Graphs
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs.  March 10/11
Date Due:  Wed./Thurs.  March 10/11
Make-Ups Due:  Wed./Thurs.  March 24/25

Assignment #7  Unit D Checklist, Book Assignments p. Excel 80-94 and Skills Review(3 items total)  (MAJOR GRADE)
Date Assigned:  Monday, March 8
Date Due:  Friday, March 12  EXTENDED–MARCH 26
Make Ups Due:  Thursday, April 1
FOR RETAKES-MAKE-UPS–You must submit your GRADE Sheet with corrected or missing work PRINTED and attached to the grading box.

PROGRESS REPORT GRADES ARE TURNED IN FRIDAY MARCH 12

Assignment #8 “New Car” (Practice Grade)
Date Assigned:  Monday, March 22
Due Date:  Tuesday, March 23  End of Class
Make-Ups/Retakes:  Tuesday, April 3
Retake:  Make Corrections to Original Spreadsheet and submit to Retake Folder in Z Drive

Assignment #9 Quiz-Credit Articles
Date Assigned:  Friday, March 26
Due Date:  Friday, March 26
Make-Ups/Retakes  Thursday, April 1
Retake:  Summarize each of the five credit articles we read in class in a short paragraph  Print and turn in.

 

Assignment #10 “Lifestyles of the Rich and Poor“(Major Grade)
Date Assigned:  Friday, March 26
Due Date:  Monday, April 5  End of Class
Make-Ups:  Tuesday, April 13  NO EXCEPTIONS-END OF GRADING PERIOD
Retake:  Make Corrections to Spreadsheet (or submit spreadhseet if you did not do it the first time) and submit a 1/2 page single spaced write-up to show me that you understand the purpose of the project to Retake Folder on the Z drive.  Print the retake write up and files and turn it in to the box with your grade sheet attached.  Retakes must be submitted by 5:00p.m. on 4/13.  No retakes submitted after this time will be accepted due to the end of the grading period.  Plan accordingly!  WORK DROPPED ONLY IN  THE DROP FOLDER WITHOUT PRINTED PAPERWORK OR IN THE WRONG DROP FOLDER WILL NOT BE GRADED.

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6th Six Weeks (Begins April 12)

If your assignment is handed in after the due date, this work is considered late and counts as your retake grade.  Do NOT ask to retake work you have handed in late.  The retake policy only applies to work that has been handed in ON TIME.  Retakes must be taken by the date posted.

Assignment #1 MCAS Excel Practice Test (Major Grade)
Date Assigned:  April 14/15  **Note-Juniors and Seniors in 2nd period will miss most of this class period due to a special program; they must make up this test**
Date Due:  April 14/15
Retake Due Date:  April 21/22 in class (you will take another Practice Test if you score below 600 on the first one)  YOU MUST MAKE UP THE PRACTICE TEST BY APRIL 21/22 and receive a score above 600 to take the Certification Exam.  No retakes after this date.

Assignment #2 Weekly Typing Test #36
Date Assigned:  Friday, April 16
Date Due:  Friday, April 16
Make-Ups/Retakes due by: by Friday, April 23

Assignment #3 PowerPoint Unit A Vocabulary
Date Assigned:  Wed./Thurs. April 21/22
Due Date:  Friday, April 23 after Quiz
Make Up/Retake due by:  Monday, May 3
Retake:  You must submit both your quiz with corrections and your vocabulary sheet 100%completed(yes–this means EVERY blank completed).  No partial work will be accepted.  Staple the two together before you turn in.

Assignment #4  PowerPoint Concepts Quiz
Date Assigned:  Friday, April 23
Due Date:  Friday, April 23
Make-Up/Retake due by:  Monday, May 3
Retake:  You must submit both your quiz with corrections and your vocabulary sheet 100%completed.  No partial work will be accepted.  Staple the two together before you turn in.

Assignment #5  PowerPoint Presentation-Storyboard Check/Completion
Date Assigned:  Tuesday/Wednesday April 27/28
Due Date:  Must be shown to teacher to be checked off before you begin your Presentation in PowerPoint; should be completed by Friday, April 30.
Make Up/Retake-Must be submitted before you submit your final project(May 5/6).

PROGRESS REPORT GRADES SUBMITTED APRIL 30 

Assignment #6  PowerPoint Presentation (MAJOR GRADE)
Date Assigned:  Tuesday/Wednesday April 27/28
Due Date:  Beginning of class Wed./Thurs. May 5/6 NOTE-YOU WILL BE WORKING ON THIS PROJECT DURING TAKS AND AP TESTING-PLAN ACCORDINGLY)
PRESENTATIONS IN CLASS-WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 to FRIDAY, MAY 7
Grades posted by Sunday, May 9 on Gradespeed
Make ups/Retake-You must submit your presentation or corrected presentation within 1 week of your assigned presentation date to the drop folder, via e-mail at kaclayton1@gmail.com, or on a flash drive.  NOTE:  Due to End of Course testing, there will be no late presentations; you will not be in this class again or have access to the classroom computers until May 19/20.  You will receive 10 points off if you do not present in  front  of the class.

Assignment #7  OPTIONAL PowerPoint Unit A-D Book Assignments
Date Assigned:  Beginning April 16*  (*On your own; we will not allocate class time for these; you may only work on these if you have finished all other classwork)
Date Due:  Friday May 7
Make up/Retake:  N/A  since these are optional/extra credit assignments

ALL MAKE UPS/LATE WORK/RETAKES MUST BE COMPLETED   BY MAY 7
DUE TO END OF COURSE EXAMS,  YOU WILL NOT BE IN THIS CLASS AGAIN UNTIL
 MAY 19/20.

Assignment #8  Final Review Packet
Date Assigned:  Monday/Tuesday May 10/11
Due Date:  Date of your Final Exam (turned in); you should have this completed by May 19/20 to review in class.
Make-Up/Retake-Not applicable

Assignment #9-FINAL EXAM
Date Assigned:  May 21-27
Date Due:  Your final exam scheduled period
Retakes/Make-Ups:  No retakes.  If you miss the final exam, an exam will be left for you to come and take over the summer.  You must make arrangements with the school as the test involves a computer with Office 2007.  It may not be taken on the computers in the library.

SENIOR EXEMPTIONS:  ALL SENIORS WITH A SEMESTER AVERAGE OF 85 OR BETTER AND WHO MEET ALL OTHER SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS WILL BE EXEMPT FROM THE FINAL EXAM REVIEW PACKET GRADE AND THE FINAL EXAM.  AS OF 5/11/10, ALL GRADES HAVE BEEN RECORDED.  IF YOU HAVE AN AVERAGE OF 83 OR 84, YOU MUST 100% COMPLETE THE REVIEW PACKET AND SUBMIT ON MAY 19 OR 20 TO RAISE YOUR GRADE TO AN 85 AND BE EXEMPT FROM THE FINAL EXAM.  If your average is below an 83, you must take the final exam at your regularly scheduled time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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