Presentation on theme: "Hodges Bend Middle School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Hodges Bend Middle School Success PreparednessthroughAVID ORGANIZATION
2 Success Preparedness through AVID Organization Your organization directly impacts your ability to be a successful studentBeing organized means you have the things you need when you need themAND you can easily and quickly find what you are looking for!
3 Success Preparedness through AVID Organization This presentation will show you how to use your:AVID BinderandString Backpackto organize your way to success!!
4 Binder OrganizationAn organized binder impacts your ability to be a successful studentKey Components:CoverAgendaSuppliesTabbed Dividers
5 BINDER COVERWrite your name in sharpie on the outside in large lettersWrite your name on the inside spine as wellZipper covers for your binders are a great way to secure your binder and its contents
6 BINDER COVER Take time to personalize your binder cover Decorate your binder with things that motivate you!Photos of your friends, family, heroes, and role modelsArtwork, stickers, motivational words, phrasesSchedules, tutorials passesIf your binder doesn’t have a plastic cover, make one using a baggie and duct tape!
7 SUPPLIES IN YOUR BINDER PENCIL POUCH Keep a pencil pouch in the front of your binderYou will always be prepared for class!The MINIMUM supplies include:At least two pensAt least two pencilsEraserHighlighterAdd other items as needed!!!
8 AGENDA/PLANNERAn organized agenda helps you PRIORITIZE the things you need to accomplish to be a successful student!Place student agenda immediately behind your supply pouch and always clip it into the binder ringsUse a paper clip, sticky note or ribbon to bookmark the current week for EASY ACCESS!Write important information ON THE DATE that it is DUE so that you can always be prepared for your future!
9 AGENDA/PLANNER What should you write in your agenda? Your personal contact informationYour class schedule, including:Period, Class, Teacher, Room, Tutorials Schedule, Study Buddy Contact InformationImportant school events, club meetings, and practice schedulesHall Passes (written on the calendar pages)User Names, Passwords, etc.Exam and Test DatesProject Due DatesHomework Assignments (written on their due date)
10 TABBED DIVIDERS Have a separate tabbed divider for each class Keep 5-10 sheets of blank notebook paper directly behind your handouts and homework in EACH tabbed sectionYou will be ready to write or show your work without having to move paper around!
11 ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Elective 1, Elective 2 TABBED DIVIDERSRequired order for dividers:ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Elective 1, Elective 2NO LOOSE PAPERS!Hole punch your papersPut them in the rings of your binder immediatelyUse the proper tab!!
12 TABBED DIVIDERSIn each class you may have different guidelines for how to set up that sectionMost work will be in chronological order with the newest work at the back of the sectionBe flexible and follow the teachers’ instructions
13 BINDER MAINTENANCEWhen your binder becomes full, your teacher will direct you on how to remove and store older workCheck your binder each eveningDid I complete everything that is due for the tomorrow? Can I work ahead on things that are due soon?Are there questions that I still have over what I have learned this week?Are all of my pages in the right place?Do I have the supplies and blank paper that I will need for the next few days?
14 String Backpack Organization An organized backpack also impacts your ability to be a successful studentKey Components:Supplies placed in pouch or baggieLunchPE clothes (carry shoes separately)A book for DEAR daysYour smart device or phone (turned to silent, of course)
15 STRING BACKPACK SUPPLIES Supplies that you don’t need in EVERY CLASS can be kept in your string backpackOrganize your supplies base on how often you need them in classHave a pencil pouch or large baggie in your backpack for supplies that are too bulky for your binder pencil bag
16 SUPPLIES IN YOUR STRING BACKPACK POUCH/BAGGIE Include supplies that might be useful in organizing your binder and agenda!Supplies might include:Map pencils, markers, highlightersSticky notesPencil sharpener, ruler, calculatorPaper clips, glue stick, tapeEarbuds, touch-screen stylus…. and more!!!
17 BACKPACK MAINTENANCE Your backpack should never be over stuffed! Consider keeping an empty grocery sack in the bottom of your backpack to carry things like dirty PE clothes or other bulky itemsCheck your backpack each eveningDo I have the supplies that I will need for the next few days?Is there trash or other items that I can remove?
18 Success Preparedness through AVID Organization Congratulations!If you are following these tips, you are well-organized and on the fast-track to success!!GO WARRIORS!!!!