Year 12

Year 12 Lesson Plans
Cycle Unit Objectives Class Objectives Resources Completed Tasks
1 – Introduction & Y12 Focus Idenitfy goals for Y12 in University Search, Application University Application Guide Students will identify their goals for the year & begin to post to Y12 Student Application Matrix
2- Introduction & Y12 Focus Testing – What is needed & When to take them: SAT, ACT, IELTS, TOEFL, UK placement etc. University Application Guide Students will identify their major, country choice, testing needed, and post to Y12 Student Application Matrix
3- Career Skills & Exploration Complete a Career Assessment Power Point Naviance: or I-Seek to illustrate careers of interest
5- Career Skills & Exploration Review the Naviance Resume – Written Communication & Introduction to CV and Resume Writing Poawerpoint Review & Update their Naviance Resume / Understand the Student Profile for Letters of Recommendation Writing
Mid-Autumn Festival 
6- Career Skills & Exploration CV & Resume Power Point & Naviance CV & Resume on Naviance Completed
7- Career Skills & Exploration Building College List off Career Interests Naviance Colleges I’m Thinking About Students successfully post 3-5 universities of interest
8- University Planning Introduction – Why University/ Deciding a University Power Point & Use University Applications Guide Students begin to buid their university list
9- University Planning US University System Power Point & Use University Applications Guide Students work in pairs to identify university requirements in Common App, Coalition, and University of California etc.
10- University Planning UK University/ Canada & Australia  System Power Point & Use University Applications Guide Students understan UCAS system/ and the differences in Canadian and Australian applications ad tiemelines
11- University Planning Universities in Asia (HK, JAP, SK, SING) Internationally Power Point & University Applications Guide What kind of programs general application requirements timeline & strategy Students understand the differences in Asia applications and tiemelines
12- Academic Skills &Test Prep Exam prepration, anxiety and indicators in the YCIS Student Support Survey YCIS Student Support Survey Students understand effective study methods and balance
                                             Semester Two Begins
1- University Planning Introduce College Search Project/ Researching University University Application Guide & Powerpoint
2- Youth Topic of interest Students understand and discuss a timely topic Powerpoint and Video Students are empowered to act and understand important issues
3- University Planning In-class work on College Search Project/ Researching University University Application Guide & Powerpoint Studnets work in pairs to identify country interests of choice and application methods
4- University Planning – Summer Programs Fair Studnets work thorugh worksheet and understand benefits of summer programs University Application Guide (Summer Program Directory & Powerpoint) Students prepare for the Summer Programmes Fair & review questionnaire
5- University Planning Students share their insight and knowledge gained Discussion Students continue to work on building college list & identifying requirements
Chinese New Year
6- Youth Topic of interest Students understand and discuss a timely topic from international school counseling model Powerpoint and Video Students are empowered to act and understand important issues
7- University Planning Teacher References Power Point Identify and Invite Teachers to write Recommendation letters using Naviance Resume and Student Profile
9- University Planning College Essay Introduction Power Point & Worksheet Students will  understand different college essays and begin an outline
10- University Planning College Essay Intermediate Power Point Students will  understand different college essays and continue crafting  an outline and rough draft
10- University Planning College Essay Advanced Power Point Students will  understand different college essays and continue craftin and complete first draft
    Easter Holliday
11- Youth Topic of interest Students understand and discuss a timely topic from international school counseling model Powerpoint and Video Students are empowered to act and understand important issues
12- University Planning Mock Admissions Power point & Role Play Students will understand how their applications are reviewed
13- University Planning UpdateUniversity List & Y12 University Progress Power Point & Y12 University Progress Sheet & University Applications Guide Students will take time to update and focus on any aspect of their univeristy search
14- University Planning Update Naviance Resume & Student Profile Prepare to share with teachers (especially departing ones0 Studnets will have time ot complete their Resue and Profie
16- Prepare for YCIS CP Careers Day Goal Setting Powerpoint and University Apps Guide & Careers Day Worksheet Students Identify & Prepare Careers Day Group and Questions

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Welcome to the University Applications Guide

This site will be an important tool in researching, choosing and applying to university. We also house a Career Resource Library and a road map of lessons of each year level. By using this site frequently students are assisted in all aspects of university and career planning. There is also an appointment tab where you can log-in to make appointments with your counselor.

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