Assignments

What To Say Chapter 9 Assignment

Oct. 23, 2019 Max Points: 30
Description:

1. Create the ideal YOU.
What are you doing?
Who is with you?
What are the words that describe you?

2. Refer back to the Chap. 6 and 8 assignment, specifically the 3 self-talk statements you chose from the list on pages 51-53 (small book) or 33-36 (big book).
For each of these statements, create a Level II, III, and IV version of them.
Ex: I can't remember names.
Level II: I should remember names, I try to remember names
Level III: I never forget names, I no longer forget names
Level IV: I remember names, I always remember names, I’m great at remembering names

What To Say Chapters 6 and 8 Assignment

Oct. 21, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Label accordingly...

Chapter 6: The Wall
Refer to pgs. 51-53 (small book) or 33-36 (big book)
Choose 3 from the list that you say, think, or believe about you.
List them.

Chapter 8: The Self-Management Sequence
Give me your thoughts, feelings, and opinions on the following quote:
“Most of what seems to happen to you, happens because of you - something you created, directed, influenced, or allowed to happen.” (pg. 62 small book)

List the 5 steps of the Self-Management Sequence and find a definition for each from the chapter.

What To Say Chapters 3 and 5 Assignment

Oct. 15, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Create a Google Doc or Google Slides and label it accordingly:
Chapter 3: What Works and What Doesn't
The Missing Ingredients
Answer the following:
1. What are some BIG things you would like to accomplish or achieve in your life?
2. What are some smaller things you would like to change about your life right now?

Chapter 5: We Learn To Believe
Unconscious Conditioning From Others
Answer the following:
1. Who/what has done most of your programming up until this point when it comes specifically to your self-worth and self-esteem?
2. What have they programmed you to think/believe (about you)?

What To Say - Chapter 1 Assignment

Oct. 08, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

1. Why are some people, day to day, happier, more productive, more fulfilled than others? (pg. 1 0r 14)
2. What is one dream you had as a child that you no longer have?
3. Who tells us to start being more reasonable/realistic? Why do you believe “they” do this?
4. What effect do you believe #3 has on us?

Challenging Perspectives

Oct. 04, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Step 1: Pick 3 of your identifiers (look back at your Categories of Identity assignment for help) that, if changed, would have a big impact on your life.
Step 2: Switch each of your three identifiers to it’s complete opposite. That is now your new identity, starting today.
Step 3: For each of your three identifiers answer the following questions:
1. How honest will you feel you can be in sharing this new aspect of your identity with other people?
2. How do you think others will respond to you? How might other people's attitudes toward you change (your immediate family, your friends, your neighbors, your peers, and society as a whole)?
3. What will you need or expect of others that you may not have needed or expected before?

My Perspective

Sept. 26, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Create a new Google Slides presentation and include the following:
Slide 1: "My Perspective" and your name
Slide 2: Choose one of the taboo topics listed (or one of your own choosing), tell me your thoughts, beliefs, and opinions on this topic, and where you adopted these beliefs from
Slide 3: Choose a second taboo topic, tell me your thoughts, beliefs, and opinions on this topic, and where you adopted these beliefs from
Slide 4: Choose one of the scapegoat groups, tell me what they are blamed for and why you believe they are blamed
Slide 5: Choose a second scapegoat group, tell me what they are blamed for and why you believe they are blamed

Categories of Identity

Sept. 20, 2019 Max Points: 33
Description:

Create a Google Slides presentation and include the following information:
Slide 1: "Categories of Identity" and Your name
Slide 2: List 10 of your personal identifiers
Slide 3: Choose 3 identifiers
Slide 4: Reflect on how each of the 3 identifiers you chose shapes how you see the world
Slide 5: Reflect on how each of your 3 identifiers shapes how the world sees you
Slide 6: Briefly describe a time when you were treated unfavorably because of one of your identifiers (make sure you name the identifier)
Slide 7: Briefly describe a time when you were treated favorably because of one of your identifiers (make sure you name the identifier

Work In Progress

Sept. 17, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Refer back to your "What Needs Improvement" slide from your All About Me presentation. Pick 2 of your "What needs improvement" and answer the following questions (for each of your 2 improvements) in a Google Doc or Google Slides:
1. What would it take for you to get better at these things (make sure one of these is an actual action step)?
2. What aspects of your life would change if you improved these things? How?
3. How would your relationship with others and with the world change if you improved these things?

All About Me Presentation

Sept. 09, 2019 Max Points: 62
Description:

Create a Google Slides presentation based on the attached presentation. The order of the slides is as follows:
Slide 1 - Title Page(first and last name + pictures)
Slide 2 - What I'm About
Slide 3 - What I Value
Slide 4 - What Drives and Motivates Me
Slide 5 - What I'm Passionate About
Slide 6 - My Story (what makes me great)
Slide 7 - My Story (what needs improvement)
Slide 8 - Favorites

Relationship Bank Account

No Due Date Max Points: 100
Description:

The Relationship Bank Account grade is based on a system of deposits (arriving early, being prepared, having a great attitude, working hard, etc.) and withdrawals (arriving late, being unprepared, having a negative attitude, being disruptive, being lazy, etc.). Everyone started at 100 the first day of school. The grade will fluctuate based on the attitude and behavior of each student, not only in my class, but throughout the entire school. If at any point in time a student would like to discuss why their grade is where it is, they can definitely come and have a conversation with me.

Partner Interview

Aug. 29, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Find a person in the class to be your partner.
Take turns asking each other the eight questions (on the sheet provided in class).
Write down your partner's answers.
Introduce each other to the class using the answers on your sheet.

Course Syllabus

Aug. 27, 2019 Max Points: 20
Description:

Please read through the syllabus, sign it, and have a parent/guardian sign it (this was handed out in class).

Announcements

Oct. 07, 2019

What To Say When You Talk To Your Self (pdf version)