2 Warm-UpPut these items in the following order and PAPERCLIP them together and put it in the class basket:Grading Rubric Half SheetLife Goal ShieldShield Essay Rough DraftPeer Editing FormFinal Draft***Put last weeks warm-up in the basket***(we did not do the acrostic)Get out your Cornell Notes from Friday
3 Welcome to 9th Grade AVID Assignments Due:FINAL Shield Essay DUE TODAY, August 11thMondayAug 4, 2014Today’s Agenda:Warm-upTurn in Shield Essay ProjectWrite Questions and Summary for Mr. Rother’s presentationThank you letters to Mr. RotherEssential Question:What skills do I need to be successful in college?Objective:I will draft a letter of appreciation to guest speakers.
4 Cornell Notes A – apply your thinking Get out your Cornell Notes on Mr. Rother’s presentationUse your notes to write your Questions on the left side of your paper. There should be one question for each idea you took notes aboutR – Reflect on learningWrite your summaryAdd a summary to your notes. Answer the essential question as your topic sentence and turn each “chunk” of information into supporting sentences
5 Personal Letter Format Date Dear Mr. Rother, Paragraph 1 – Introduction – who you are, why you are in AVID Paragraph 2 – what you learned from his presentation – give specific details Paragraph 3 – give thanks and share how you plan to apply what you learned Closing, Signature
7 Write the 3 things that Mr. Rother said that stuck with you the most. Warm-UpWrite the 3 things that Mr. Rother said that stuck with you the most.
8 Welcome to 9th Grade AVID Assignments Due:Next Binder Check – Thursday, August 21st, then EVERY Thursday after that!!!!TuesdayAug 12, 2014Today’s Agenda:Warm-upBindersPortfoliosEssential Question:How do I stay organized?Objective:I will refine organization and neatness of a binder through ongoing course support, peer discussion, personal reflection, and goal setting
9 BindersReplace the old Binder Grade form with a new one and fill in the top togetherGo over the form and get a pre-binder check checklistGet a AVID class table of contents formMake sure you have everything that should be in the AVID section of your binder
10 PortfoliosPass out papers to go in sheet protectors
12 Warm-UpWrite down 2 things that you learned about yourself through the process of creating the life shield and writing the shield essay
13 Welcome to 9th Grade AVID Assignments Due:AVID Student information Sheet WITH photo – DUE FRIDAY – AUG. 15Binder check WITH Mentor DUE NEXT FRIDAY, AUG. 22ThursdayAug 14, 2014Today’s Agenda:Warm-upPortfoliosDiscuss/review bindersGoal Setting ActivityTake Cornell Notes as you watch an AVID tutorial videoEssential Question:How do I actively participate in a tutorial?Objective:I will understand the steps of the tutorial process.
14 Portfolios Get your portfolio and sheet protectors out You will be given pages to put in your Portfolio sheet protectors
15 Binder Checks Missing forms Binder checks will be done with your mentor next week and must be completed by NEXT Friday, August 22ndFriday – I will check FOR A GRADE, your student info sheet WITH A PHOTO ATTACHED!!! You will get your Mentor teacher’s name
16 Goals I need 5 volunteers Bring a piece of paper, and pen or pencil, and your binder or something to write onWrite down your observations; what you notice
17 GoalsAt your tables, share what you wrote down about what you noticed about how well the students were able to reach the garbage can.
18 GoalsHow does that exercise relate to race car driving or tilling a field or rowing a boat to a distant island?
19 Goals Short term – less than 6 months Mid-term – 1to 2 years Long-term – 3-5 years
20 On your same scratch paper from before, brainstorm… 2 or 3 short term GoalsOn your same scratch paper from before, brainstorm…2 or 3 short term2 or 3 mid-term, AND2 or 3 long-term ACADEMIC goals
21 GPAGoalPlanActionWrite 1 short term GPAWrite 1 mid-term GPA
22 College Road MapOne of your AVID long-term goals is to attend a four year universityGoal and plan is already filled outFill in at LEAST 6 Action Steps to follow your plan and achieve your goal
23 GPA’s and College Road Map File it in your Portfolio
25 Warm-Up What do you hope to get out of having an AVID mentor teacher? What will YOU do to take responsibility for meeting once a month and maintaining the relationship?
26 Welcome to 9th Grade AVID Assignments Due:AVID Student Info sheet WITH photo DUE TODAYBinder check and meeting with MENTOR due by FRIDAY, August 22ndMondayAug 4, 2014Today’s Agenda:Warm-upCollect/check AVID student info formsAVID Pictionary!!End of the week acrosticEssential Question:How do I present information logically?Objective:I will communicate through drawings to get my classmates to recognize AVID terms.
27 End of the Week ReviewTurn into the basket on your way out!