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Knights 101 – Study Guide for Final Exam 1. What is the GPA required to graduate high school? 2. Exams count for what percentage of a semester grade? 3. How many credits do you need in each of the following categories? Math___ Eng___ Sic___ Social Studies ___ P.E./P. Fit___ Fine Arts___ Elective___ 4. List the 3 graduation requirements. - - - 5. What is considered inappropriate physical contact in school? 6. What is considered plagiarism? 7. How many credits should you earn each year to be officially promoted to the next grade level? 8. When should you write in your planner? 9. How many 9 week periods are in a semester? How many semesters are in a year? 10. How many credits do you earn for a semester course? A year long course? 11. How many credits do you earn per semester? How many credits do you earn per year? 12. What is a passing score on the FCAT? 13. When do you take the Reading and Math FCAT? When does it count towards graduation? 14. What are some dress code violations? 15. Who is the following people at Oakleaf High School? - Media Center Specialist : - Guidance counselor: - Book keeper: - Administrator: - Attendance secretary: 16. How many tardiest can you receive before receiving a referral? 17. What are the 5 categories of classes for your “Core GPA”? - - - - - 18. Explain the school cell phone policy. You’ll Do 19. How do you calculate a GPA? great! 20. Calculate Krystal’s GPA for 1st semester. Math – C Science – B English – D Gym – B History – C Spanish – B 21. Now calculate Krystal’s CORE GPA for 1st semester. 22. Calculate Krystal’s GPA at the end of the year. Her grades are: 1st semester: Math – C Science – B English – D Gym – B History – C Spanish – B nd 2 semester: Math – B Science – A English – C Gym – B History – C Spanish – A 23. Explain the idea of “Big Rocks and Little Rocks.” 24. Explain the four Time Quadrants. Circle which one you should aim to spend most of your time. - Q1: - Q2: - Q3: - Q4: 25. What does SMART stand for when it comes to setting goals? 26. Define: Ethics – Integrity – 27. What are three forms of plagiarism? - - - 28. How often should you review your notes for each class? 29. When making an outline, main ideas are labeled by Roman Numerals. Write these 1-10. 30. In an outline, what are the sub-topics labeled with? The details? 31. Name 3 effective study habits. - - - 32. Name 3 effective test taking strategies. - - - 33. Name 3 effective note taking strategies. - - - 34. What are 3 tips for talking to your teachers? - - - 35. What is a learning style? What is yours? 36. What is the formal register? Casual register? When should you use them? 37. What is the minimum GPA to receive the Bright Futures scholarship? 38. How many community service hours do you need for FAS? 39. How many community service hours do you need for GS? 40. What is the name of the bill that allows the military to pay for your college? 41. Getting post-secondary education gives you more ____________. 42. What is “training or school that you will complete after high school?” 43. What is one thing that makes the difference between earning less than $30,000 per year and more than $50,000 per year? 44. What is the branch of the military where you serve “part-time” such as one weekend per month and 15 days per year? 45. Which colleges is hands-on training? 46. What is the ASVAB? 47. What is a resume? 48. What are 3 things you should consider when looking at trade schools? - - - 49. What 3 types of classes show academic rigor (or challenge)? 50. What is a GED? 51. How many years do each of the following degrees usually take to earn? - Associate’s degree: - Bachelor’s degree: - Master’s degree: 52. What is a PhD? 53. What are loans? 54. What are scholarships? 55. What are grants? 56. What is the FAFSA? When should you complete it? 57. What is a work-study program? 58. What are the 4 basic requirements for Bright Futures scholarships? - - - - 59. What are the SAT and ACT? When do you take them? 60. What factors do colleges consider for admissions? (List 5) - - - - - 61. What are 5 qualities that employers look for in an employee? - - - - - 62. Why is post-secondary education important? 63. What are merit scholarships? 64. What are need scholarships? 65. What is the purpose of a resume? A cover letter? 66. What is the best thing to do if you receive inappropriate texts/images? 67. List 5 ways you can protect yourself online: - - - - - 68. What are the 10 questions to ask your guidance counselor? - 1: - 2: - 3: - 4: - 5: - 6: - 7: -8: -9: -10: 70.What college did Mr. Boggs graduate from?