2WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE AN ORGANIZED BINDER? To find your assignments, your homework, and your needed supplies quickly and easily.To make sure you are well prepared for all of your classes.So that your important assignments and homework do not get lost or damaged.
3What is a Binder Check?The weekly binder check includes three main components:1. Binder Contents2. Falcon Planner (ECHO Method)3. Backpack and Binder
4BINDER CONTENTS… 3 ring binder Zipper pouch Two or more pencils Two or more pensscissorsColored pencils/markersGlue stickHighlighterFalcon plannerLoose-leaf paper (about 25 sheets)A minimum of six labeled tab subject dividersSilent reading book
10BACKPACK AND BINDER8/8 =they are organized, in good condition, and free of any loose papers/supplies (a random person could go into their backpack/binder and find something right away!)6/8=they are somewhat organized, there maybe a few things hanging around in the bottom of the backpack or papers not in the three ring of the binder3/8= they are not organized, there are papers/supplies scattered all over the place(it looked like a bomb went off in there)
11Organization is one of the most important parts of AVID ***Organization is one of the most important parts of AVID. We wanted to share this with you because we feel that everyone can benefit from having an organized binder!
13What is a Goal?A goal is a specific, desired, attainable, and measurable accomplishment for which effort is made in order to achieve.
14Why is it Important to set Goals? Goals can provide a roadmap to take you from where you are to where you want to be.Goals can help you focus on what is important.Goals can be a source of motivation to work harder.
15GPA Goal- Plan- Action- What you plan to accomplish Something significant and ambitiousPlan-The path you will take to reach your goalMust include specific detailsAction-The outline of the actual steps that you will take to make your plan a reality
16Types of Goals Short-Range Mid-Range Long-Range Accomplish in day, week, monthMid-RangeAccomplish in approximately 1-6 monthsLong-RangeAccomplish over the course of 6 months and beyond!
17Examples of short-range goals I will get at least a “B” on my Social Studies Ch. 3 Test next week.I will get an “A” on my On-demand Narrative test.I will get 30/30 points on my Binder Check this week.
18Examples of mid-range goals I will get at least a “B” in math this trimester.I will do at least 7 hours of Community Service.I will improve my batting average in baseball.I will get at least a 85% in my Pre-Algebra class.
19Examples of long-range goals I will get into University of _______.I will be a drummer in a successful band.I will make enough money to live a comfortable, affluent life.I will make my high school ________ team.I will get a 3.0 GPA by the end of 2nd Trimester.I will get a well-paying job.I will have 3 A’s on my next report card.
20THANK YOU! We really appreciate you all listening to our presentation! We will be leaving copies of the Binder Check Form and Goal Setting Outline with your teacher to use.Thank you!