- To provide extended education and personal learning opportunities in areas of special interest.
- To improve students' written communication skills
- Select the goals/activities you would like to complete. Limit yourself to two projects per area.
- Keep a journal recording.
- What you plan to do,
- What you did, and
- How you felt about the project or what you learned.
- Ask your parents to sign your journal upon completion of each goal.
- Turn completed journal into your teacher by the deadline.
3rd Friday in May
- Medallion & Certificate requires completion of a minimum of 8 goals, preferably one project per area.
- Ribbon & Certificate requires completion of 6-7 goals, preferably in different areas.
- Certificate of recognition requires completion of 4-5 goals.
Art, Drama, Music
- Participate in a non-school performance or recital.
- Enter Reflections.
- Prepare three book reports and present one to the class. Think creatively, for example, you could dress up as a favorite character and let the class interview you.
- Make a diorama, diary, etc.
- Acquire your own public library card and visit the library monthly.
- Complete a Great Brain.
- Prepare an Expert Report on an animal of your choice and present it to the class (5-10 minutes maximum).
- Prepare a display or performance for the Talent Show. The First Grade talent show is in May.
- Set a goal to become more physically fit. Record your activity for at least three weeks.
- Participate in a class, i.e. gymnastics, dance, karate, etc.
- Prepare a science experiment using the scientific method and present it to the class with visual aids and demonstration.
- Participate in a community service project for 1-2 hours and record the experience in a journal.
- Attend a community or cultural event i.e. fair, play, ballet, powwow.
- Write a story on a computer and illustrate with graphics from the computer.
- Research a profession of your choice on the Internet and create a poster to display in the classroom.