What Could I Be?

Using Naviance resources to compare strengths and interests

Enduring Understanding

We each have great talents, and the more we know about them, the more we can understand what makes us special and how we can use our talents to do things really well.

Day 1

Do you remember your strengths, personality type, and interests?

Review your strengths, personality type, and interests.

Personality type: your Myers-Briggs results.

Strengths: Strengths Explorer in Naviance.

Interests: Cluster Finder in Naviance.

Discover how your strengths, personality type, and interests can work together!

  1. Using Safari (it runs slowly on Chrome) go to connections.naviance.com/coppell.
  2. In the "Email" box, enter your USERNAME, not your entire email address.
  3. In the password box, enter your birthday in this format: mmddyy. (Ex. May 10, 1999 would be 051099)
  4. Once in Naviance, click on the "About Me" tab.
  5. Select "personality type."
  6. Take the "Do What You Are" test.
  7. When you finish, check out your results. Be sure to scroll down to the potential careers section and explore careers that are interesting to you.

Apply what you've learned: advocate for yourself!

When your teachers planned EXCEL this summer, one of their main goals was to teach you to advocate for yourself. When you understand you strengths and weakness, your personality, and your interests, you are much more equipped to do that.

Scan the QR code for the assignment that will ask you to be your own advocate. Spend the rest of the period brainstorming.

Days 2 and 3

Persuasive Writing

Work Days

Get busy on your essay! You will have two class periods to plan, draft, revise, and edit.

Day 4

Peer Review

Now, you need are going to evaluate two of your peers' essays, and two of your peers are going to evaluate you. Your teacher should provide you with copies of the review, but, just in case, it's linked in the QR code.

Spend 10-15 minute evaluating your peer's essay and providing him/her with feedback. DO NOT make any changes to their essay. Simply answer the questions on the review.

Revise and Edit

During the last 20 minutes of the period, review the feedback your peers left you. Remember that part of your rubric editing your essay to improve it after your peers give you feedback.
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Your essay is due at the beginning of the period tomorrow!